Starting May 6, you can now bring your surfboards onto Metrolink trains to go surfing at Southern California beaches. All designated Bike/Board cars will have capacity to hold up to five surfboards in the surf netting carriers. Soon, it’ll be a breeze to take your surfboards onto Orange County and Inland Empire-Orange County line trains down to San Clemente Pier and Oceanside North Strand beaches.
Bike/Board Car Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How many surfboards can we put in the surfboard storage?
A: Five, but at the conductor’s discretion.
Q: How many storage nets are there per train?
A: One per train.
Q: What happened to the Bike Cars?
A: We have converted all Bike Cars into Bike/Board Cars to accommodate surfers. Bike/Board Cars can still hold six bikes.
Q: What lines will these Bike/Board Cars be on?
A: They will be on every train, so all lines.
Q: Do I need a surfboard reservation?
A: No, the surfboard carriers will be first come, first served.