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Improvement Projects

Construction and Maintenance

Metrolink construction and maintenance crews are constantly working throughout the entire Southern California system expanding capacity, upgrading systems and maintaining existing infrastructure to help provide the highest quality of safety and service to our passengers. This work also helps to ensure a safe and smooth flow of freight rail traffic throughout our region.  Here are examples of the type of work we do to maintain our rail system.

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Ventura County Line – Metrolink Railroad Infrastructure Improvement Work in the cities of Moorpark, Simi Valley, Chatsworth, Northridge and Van Nuys – EXTENDED

September 16 – October 18, 2019 – Extended to November 18, 2019

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will be performing track maintenance along the Ventura County Line between the cities of Moorpark, Simi Valley, Chatsworth, Northridge and Van Nuys.

For detailed information, please see the following notices: English | Spanish

 

Orange County Line - Metrolink Railroad Maintenance - EXTENDED

October 7 – November 18, 2019 - Extended to November 23, 2019

Maintenance work will be conducted on railroad tracks that Metrolink operates on between Capistrano Beach and San Clemente.

For detailed information, please see this notice.

 

Metrolink Rail Maintenance Work- Systemwide

November 4 – December 11, 2019

To ensure safety and reliability, Metrolink will be inspecting tracks from 7pm to 7am throughout our system.

Schedule:

Antelope Valley Line (Valley) Glendale to Lancaster November 4-7, 18-21
Ventura County Line Burbank - Downtown to Moorpark November 7-9, 21-23
Antelope Valley Line (Los Angeles) Los Angeles to Glendale November 11-14, 25-28
San Bernardino Line Cal State LA to San Bernardino - Downtown November 14-19, December 2-5
Orange County & Inland Empire-Orange County Lines San Clemente to Anaheim Canyon November 19-22, December 5-7
91/Perris Valley Line Perris - South to Riverside - Hunter Park/UCR November 22-23, December 9-11

If repairs on our tracks are needed, crews will make the necessary repairs at that time. The repairs could result in:

  • Noise and lights from heavy equipment
  • Backup alarms

 

Metrolink Tie Replacement work – Fullerton

November 11 – December 2, 2019

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will be doing tie replacement work on the train tracks in Fullerton just north of the Orangethorpe Avenue railroad crossing.

For detailed information, please see this notice.

 

Impacts due to Metrolink Track and Railroad Maintenance – Rancho Cucamonga

November 18 - 23, 2019

Lane closure northbound on Archibald Avenue between 7th Street and Main Street and a sidewalk closure on the East Side of Archibald due to Metrolink track and railroad maintenance on the railroad crossing on that street.

For detailed information, please see the following notices: English / Spanish

 

Metrolink Tie Replacement work  - Riverside

 November 20 – December 20, 2019

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will be doing tie replacement work on the train tracks in Riverside just south of the 60 Freeway and west of Interstate 215.  

For detailed information, please see the following notices: English / Spanish

San Juan Capistrano Passing Siding Project 

OCTA and Metrolink are improving the operational efficiency of the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor. Click here to learn more about this project that will add 1.8 miles of passing siding railroad track between the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Metrolink Station and Trabuco Creek in San Juan Capistrano.


Contact information

For more information, please contact the Metrolink Community Relations Office below:

Email: [email protected]/ 24/7 Hotline: (213) 452-0400

Public Affairs Manager: Laurene Lopez / Email:[email protected] / Phone: (213) 452-0433