- Metrolink needs a letter of intent, including but not limited to:
- Location of Film Shoot
- Duration (including # of days/hours, including set-up/strike out)
- Equipment used
- Number of individuals who will be on railroad property during the proposed filming
- Parking requirements
- Metrolink will have to review and approve your film shoot when filming will take you; over/under our tracks or when your shoot will be on railroad property and/or when men and/or equipment have the potential to foul our tracks and/or cause delays on our track.
- Depending on the parameters of your filming request, in relation to Metrolink tracks and Right-of-Way, either a 2-hour Safety Training will be required or a Safety Briefing. Determination will be made after we have reviewed your request. This training ensures that the crew and actors will learn proper procedures to protect themselves against possible track dangers.
- Additionally, a Right-of-Entry Permit will be required from Metrolink along with (provided by the submitting production company) insurance with monies to cover direct services such as: Safety Training, Protective Flagging Services, Administration Costs.
- Our fees depend upon the scope of your project; the number of Metrolink Staff and Metrolink contacted employees are required to assist your production company; the type of equipment appropriate for your production company; and the duration of filming.
- Metrolink asks that you give us 4-6 weeks lead time if you are filming near and/or on railroad property and 2-4 weeks advance notice if you are filming on a platform or your filming only requires to cross the railroad tracks.