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CTA Rail Stations

Dataset:CTA Rail Stations
Source:CTA, RTA
Data Vintage:April 2012
Update Frequency:As needed
Description:This point file contains the locations of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rail stations. It was created by staff of the Regional Transportation Authority in the Winter of 2001, based upon a comprehensive edit of the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission's 1:24,000 scale 1995 CTA Rail Lines and Stations ArcInfo coverage file. The locations of all stations were edited based upon September 1999 digital aerial photos. The points in this file represent the approximate center of the train when it stops on the rail tracks at a particular station stop; it does not represent the center of the station house. A corresponding CTA rail line file was also created.

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