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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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Central Maintenance Facility Drainage Upgrade Project - Weekly Status Update

Week of July 6

An important environmental and sustainability project at the Central Maintenance Facility to upgrade our drainage system is underway.

For weekly updates, please see these notices: English/Spanish

 

Central Maintenance Facility Drainage Update Project - Monthly Status Update (June)

For monthly updates, please see these notices: English/Spanish


Nighttime and Weekend Metrolink Railroad Improvement Work – Chatsworth

June 8 – July 10

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system improvements and maintenance work in Chatsworth between Boulder Ridge Terrace and Nashville Street. This work keeps our railroad in a state of good repair ensuring reliable train service and a good passenger experience.

For detailed information, please see this notice: English

 

Nighttime and Weekend Metrolink Railroad Maintenance – Moorpark (Schedule Change)

June 24 – July 11  

To ensure safety and reliability, and so that Metrolink trains operate as smooth as possible, Metrolink crews will be performing resurfacing work.

For detailed information, please see this notice: English

 

Nighttime and Weekend Metrolink Railroad Improvement Work – Lake Forest (Schedule Change)

 To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system improvements and maintenance work along the tracks in Lake Forest between El Toro Road and Dune Mear Road/Willard Avenue.

 July 6 – July 24

 For detailed information, please see this notice: English

 

Metrolink Rail Maintenance Work – Systemwide

July 6 - July 25, 2020

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink will be performing track maintenance activities from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. throughout our system.

Schedule:

LineDirectionDates

Antelope Valley Line

Los Angeles Union Station to Lancaster

Monday, July 6, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Ventura County Line

Los Angeles Union Station to Moorpark

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Friday, July 10, 2020

All Lines

(Los Angeles area)

Los Angeles Union Station to Soto Street

Monday, July 13, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

San Bernardino Line

Los Angeles Union Station to San Bernardino Transit Center

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Orange County Line

Fullerton to San Clemente

Tuesday. July 21, 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020

Perris Valley Line

Los Angeles Union Station to South Perris

Friday, July 24, 2020

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Metrolink Railroad Positive Train Control (PTC) Testing along the San Bernardino Line

 July 18 - July 19

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 proper functionality of new features.

For detailed information, please see these notices: 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 

As part of the Passing Siding Project, work crews are expected to move to the next phase of street improvements at Camino Capistrano and Rancho Capistrano. Starting on Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 17, the Rancho Capistrano crossing will be closed for five consecutive days. Therefore, there will no access to the Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano for this period.

For detailed information, please see this notice: English

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