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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

 

Nighttime and Weekend Railroad Maintenance Work along Metrolink’s Antelope Valley Line

August 3 – September 12

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system maintenance work along the tracks between the cities of Lancaster and Burbank.

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

 

Metrolink Railroad Maintenance – Systemwide

September 8 – September 25

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

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

 

Nighttime and Weekend Railroad Maintenance Work along Metrolink’s Ventura County Line

September 14 – October 17

To keep train service safe and reliable, Metrolink crews will perform system maintenance work along the tracks between the cities of Moorpark and Burbank.

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

 

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

September 26 – September 27

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 this notice: English/Spanish

 

Metrolink Railroad Improvement Work- Cities of Dana Point and San Clemente

September 28 - November 6

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 adjacent to Beach Road in Dana Point and near N. El Camino Real between Camino San Clemente and Avenida Estacion in San Clemente.

For project updates please see this notice: English

 

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