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Car 5464 leads Purple Line Express run 511, a 6-car train of 5000-series cars about to pass Granville on northbound express track 4 on its way to Linden, seen looking south on November 3, 2015. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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A 95th-bound Red Line train, lead by 5000-series car 5298, is passing through Granville Interlocking on November 3, 2015. A signal maintainer, identifiable by his green safety helmet, is visible next to the train, walking toward the interlocking. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The CTA wrapped eight 5000-series cars to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Pink Line, which began service on June 25, 2006 -- 5025-26, 5027-28, 5029-30, and 5031-32. Car 5027 leads a 4-car outbound Pink Line train stopped at Clinton station on July 3, 2016. (Photo by Corey Ellison)

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The special 10th birthday wrap applied to eight Pink Line 5000s was relatively simple, and very similar to the special wrap applied to a few cars back when the Pink Line first started service in 2006, which were all-pink -- the ends weren't wrapped on the 5000s like the cars back in 2006 were, but the 2016 cars had a simple "Happy 10th Birthday, Pink Line!" message added to the side. Wrapped car 5026 is seen at Clinton on June 28, 2016. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. shakes hands with the operator of the special commemorative 10th birthday Pink Line train at Clinton station on June 28, 2016. President Carter and CTA officials marked the celebratory occasion with a special ceremony at the Clinton station that morning before boarding the train fully wrapped in pink for a ceremonial ride through the Loop. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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A 4-car Pink Line train passes through Jefferson Interlocking on the Lake Street elevated as it approaches Clinton station on its way to the Loop on July 6, 2016. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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The first two of the four cars CTA wrapped to celebrate the Cubs' World Series victory, 5695-5696, sit in Howard Yard on November 7, 2016, shortly before going into service later that day; car 5696 is nearest to the camera. The large "W" on the side mimics the "win" flag that is flown on the stadium scoreboard when the Cubs win, a tradition that began as a way to let "L" riders passing Wrigley Field know who won that day's game. (Photo courtesy of the CTA)
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Although originally advertised as planned to be wrapped for a limited time, the Cubs World Series cars remained wrapped all winter and through the beginning of the Cubs' 2017 season. Here, car 5696 leads a Red Line train in its Cubs wrap stopping at Addison -- the stop for Wrigley Field -- on the day of the Cubs' home opener, April 10, 2017. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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Car 5304, in Cubs celebratory livery, trails an eight-car Red Line train, having just left Addison station head toward 95th on April 4, 2017. The CTA ran the four Cubs World Series-wrapped cars in one train for the Cubs' home opener, with one unit at each end of the same eight-car train. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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All four Cubs World Series cars -- in order from the front (left), 5695-5996-5304-5303 -- wrap around the Inner Loop-to-westbound Lake Street curve normally used by Pink Line trains at Tower 18 on April 23, 2017, while running on a private charter. (Photo by David Harrison)