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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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Rail Modernization @Union Station Project Updates

An important rehabilitation and modernization project at Los Angeles Union Station to replace railroad tracks, switches and upgrading the signal system is underway.  

For project updates please see this notice: English/Spanish

 

Railroad Improvement Work – City of Orange

November 23  - December 11

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system improvements and level the ground to improve the drainage system along the railroad tracks.

For detailed information, please see these notices: English

 

Railroad Maintenance Work- San Bernardino Line

November 16 – December 26

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system maintenance work along the San Bernardino Line, between the cities of Los Angeles and Rialto.

For project updates please see this notice: English/Spanish 

Nighttime Metrolink Railroad Maintenance Work – Systemwide

November 30 - December 18

To ensure safety and reliability, Metrolink crews will be inspecting and making improvements on the Metrolink railroad tracks throughout our system.

For project updates please see this notice: English/Spanish 

 

Nighttime and weekend Metrolink Railroad Maintenance Work – Orange County

November 30  -  December 5

To keep train service reliable, Metrolink crews will perform railroad maintenance work along the tracks between the cities of San Clemente and Fullerton and between Orange to Placentia. our customers.

For project updates please see this notice: English

 

Metrolink Rail Activity - Los Angeles

December 2 - December 16

To ensure safety and reliability, and so that Metrolink can continue to upgrade our system, rail materials that are currently stored along the Metrolink tracks between N. Main Street and Albion Street will be prepared, loaded and moved to a project site in Riverside.

For project updates please see this notice: English/Spanish

 

Metrolink Railroad Positive Train Control (PTC) Testing along Metrolink's Ventura County Line, San Bernardino Line and Antelope Valley Line 

 December 12 - December 16

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will operate a single train within the agency's regular schedule to conduct PTC onboard software testing to confirm PTC is working properly throughout our system.

For detailed information, please see this notice: English/Spanish

 

Central Maintenance Facility (CMF) Maintenance Work

December 19 - December 20

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will be performing maintenance work on the underground diesel tanks on the Service and Inspection (S&I) tracks at the CMF.

For detailed information, please see this notice: English/Spanish

 

Riverside - Downtown Station Layover Facility Project

April until late 2020/early 2021

The Riverside County Transportation Commission will begin construction to expand the Metrolink train layover facility at the Riverside - Downtown Station.

For detailed information, please see these 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.

For questions about this project, visit octa.net/passingsiding or call (800) 724-0353


 

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