7000-series Gallery 9

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A wide selection of "L" car types and vintages are inside Skokie Shop on June 18, 2022 -- from left to right, newly-delivered 7000-series car 7015; 5000-series car 5125, on a lift; and Heritage Fleet 6000-series car 6711, also on a lift undergoing an inspection and maintenance. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Two recently-delivered 7000-series cars, 7021 (right) and 7022, stand outside Skokie Shop on June 18, 2022. These two cars will be mates in a married-pair unit, but they have not yet been connected. Each "L" car is transported individually, and both were unloaded facing the same way, resulting in the future mates being not only separate but facing front-to-back. Shortly one of the cars will be wyed to face the other way, and both brought inside the shop to be semi-permanently connected to form a married-pair unit. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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A view down the aisle of car 7017 on June 18, 2022 shows the 7000-series cars' mixed seating, with 2x1 seating in the middle of the car to allow for more standing room and 2x2 seating at the rear in the background, and the new digital screen over the aisle that displays a dynamically-updating route map when a car is running in service. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The #2 (rear) end interior arrangement of the 7000-series cars is similar to those on older cars from the 1970s and 80s, as seen on car 7017 on June 18, 2022, with aisle-facing seats next to the side doors and 2x2 transverse seats by the end door. The cars have an additional overhead light (with a CTA logo in the middle) over the center aisle at the side doors. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Looking toward the front of car 7017 from the rear on June 18, 2022, the 7000-series cars various seating configurations down the length of the car are evident. The all-glass windscreens that replace the solid lower modesty panels on older cars give the cars a more open visual appearance. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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On the back wall of the motorcab, the CRRC builder's plate is displayed in each 7000-series car, next to a safety information decal, as seen on car 7017 on June 18, 2022. (Photo by Graham Garfield)