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  • 15 September 2021

    Metrolink suspends rail service in south Orange County to complete needed track work

    Today, Metrolink announced it is suspending rail service to the San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and Oceanside stations beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 16 for emergency track work to stabilize the right-of-way in the San Clemente area and ensure the safety of its operations. The suspended service will affect trains on the Orange County and Inland Empire-Orange County lines.

  • 15 September 2021

    Metrolink Offers Free Round Trip for Travelers on Car Free Day

    Metrolink, Southern California’s regional passenger rail service, announced it is helping more people leave their cars at home on Car Free Day with a free round-trip ticket for anyone who newly downloads and registers on the Metrolink mobile app. Car Free Day, held every year on Sept. 22, is a worldwide call to action to improve air quality by choosing alternate transportation, such as a train, bus, bike or walking.

  • 10 September 2021

    Metrolink, Caltrans and USGS Pilot Earthquake Early Warning System to Enhance Rail Safety

    Today, Metrolink announced it will pilot the use of a new technology that will help ensure the safe and rapid slowing and stopping of trains in the event of an earthquake. The technology is being deployed along Metrolink’s 91/Perris Valley Line between the cities of Perris and Riverside and is a partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

  • 30 August 2021

    Metrolink will operate Sunday schedule on Labor Day

    Metrolink will operate its Sunday schedule on Monday, Sept. 6 in recognition of the Labor Day national holiday. There will be no service on the Riverside Line nor the Ventura County Line on Labor Day.

  • 9 August 2021

    Metrolink Expands Ventura County Saturday Service

    Today, Metrolink announced the expansion of Ventura County Line Saturday service, adding connections to and from three additional stations - Camarillo, Oxnard, and Ventura-East - to existing service between Moorpark and Los Angeles. The new, expanded service will begin on Aug. 14

  • 28 July 2021

    Metro to Hold Two Virtual Public Hearings for the Antelope Valley Line Capacity and Service Improvements Program in August 2021

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today released the draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Antelope Valley Line Capacity and Service Improvements Program to evaluate potential benefits and impacts of building infrastructure to support increased rail service between Los Angeles and the Antelope Valley.

  • 27 July 2021

    Metrolink Certifies Final EIR for Simi Valley Double Track Project

    On July 23rd, the Metrolink Board of Directors certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for its Simi Valley Double Track Project, which is designed to increase train capacity on Metrolink’s Ventura County Line and the existing Simi Valley Station.

  • 23 July 2021

    Darren Kettle Named Metrolink Chief Executive Officer

    Today, the Board of Directors of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority named Darren Kettle chief executive officer (CEO) of Metrolink. Kettle is currently the executive director of the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC), one of the five regional transportation agencies that comprise the joint powers authority that governs Metrolink.

  • 6 July 2021

    Metrolink Launches Program to Help Small Businesses Bid More Competitively for Contracts

    Today, Metrolink announced the launch of a Small Business Partnership Program (SBPP), an innovative initiative that helps Southern California’s local small businesses bid more competitively and equitably on the agency’s contracts.

  • 30 June 2021

    Metrolink Operates Sunday Schedule on July 5

    On Monday, July 5, Metrolink will operate on a Sunday schedule in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Metrolink will operate a regular weekend schedule on Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4. Metrolink station arrivals and departures can be seen at metrolinktrains.com/schedules.