FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 15, 2016
Metrolink to Provide Limited Service on Thanksgiving
LOS ANGELES – In observance of Thanksgiving, Metrolink will operate limited service on Thursday, November 24.
San Bernardino and Antelope Valley are the only lines that will have service on Thanksgiving, at regular weekday prices. On the holiday, November 24, these two lines will operate on a Sunday schedule.
No service will be offered on the Ventura County, Riverside, 91/Perris Valley, Orange County or Inland Empire-Orange County lines on Thanksgiving. Additionally, service will resume after the holiday, Friday, November 25.
The Rail 2 Rail® program will be suspended from Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Nov. 27. Aside from shared trains Amtrak 768 and Amtrak 761, which are not subject to the Rail 2 Rail® restrictions, Metrolink customers will not be able to ride Amtrak trains between November 23 and November 27 without valid Amtrak fare. Amtrak tickets will not be accepted on Metrolink trains during this time either.
The Rail 2 Rail® program allows Metrolink Monthly Pass holders along the Orange and Ventura County corridors to travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains within the station pairs of their pass at no additional charge.
For more information regarding the service go to metrolinktrains.com.
ABOUT METROLINK (www.metrolinktrains.com)
Metrolink is Southern California's regional commuter rail service in its 24th year of operation. Metrolink is governed by The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), a joint powers authority made up of an 11-member board representing the transportation commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Metrolink operates seven routes through a six-county, 536 route-mile network. Metrolink’s passengers travel approximately 441 million miles each year, making Metrolink the second busiest public transportation provider in Southern California. Metrolink is the third largest commuter rail agency in the United States based on directional route miles and the eighth largest based on annual ridership.