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  • 21 July 2020

    Metrolink Completes Installation of New Ticket Machines to Improve Customer Experience

    Today, Metrolink announces the installation of 133 new ticket machines at its stations across Southern California. The new machines improve the customer experience through improved reliability, a focus on accessibility, and smarter, more customer-friendly features, such as touchscreens.

  • 10 July 2020

    Metrolink More Than Doubles Hand Sanitizing Stations, Installing Two on Every Train Car

    Metrolink helps make attending one of the Southland’s most festive traditions at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside easy and stress-free by taking special trains on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29 through Dec. 21 from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties.

  • 2 July 2020

    New Digital Tool Helps Metrolink Riders Social Distance

    Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today launches an online tool called “How Full Is My Train?”. The tool allows riders to check recent ridership levels of a train they plan to ride and confirm they will have the ability to maintain safe distances on board trains.

  • 6 May 2020

    New Customer Survey Highlights Importance of Metrolink Service During Stay-at-Home; Future Rider Expectations

    Seven of every ten riders still taking Metrolink while stay-at-home orders are in place identify themselves as “Essential Workers”, according to the results of the COVID-19 Customer Survey released today by Metrolink, Southern California’s regional passenger rail service. More than one half of these respondents either work in Healthcare (39%) or Transportation/Logistics (14%), and nearly one-third (32%) have no vehicle and rely on Metrolink to get to their jobs.

  • 17 March 2020

    USDOT Awards Metrolink $10.7 Million for Rail Safety and Operations Improvements in Burbank and Glendale

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced an award of $10.7 million from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program to fund passenger rail safety and speed improvement projects in the critical Burbank-Anaheim Rail Corridor, one of the busiest thoroughfares in Southern California.

  • 27 February 2020

    Metrolink and NASCAR Rookie Sensation Cole Custer Promote Special Train Service to the Auto Club 400

    Today, Metrolink and NASCAR rookie driving sensation Cole Custer encouraged race fans to use Metrolink special train service to travel to Fontana for the Auto Club 400 on Sunday. Metrolink will offer three special trains to make getting to the Auto Club Speedway easier and less stressful. Race fans can reduce congestion and emissions by taking the train for only $10 round trip with the $10 Weekend Day Pass that gives all-day travel for one low price.

  • 19 February 2020

    Metrolink Offers Special Service to the Auto Club 400

    Metrolink makes traveling to Fontana for the Auto Club 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, March 1 easier and less stressful with three special trains to Auto Club Speedway. Race fans can affordably avoid traffic with the $10 Weekend Day Pass that is good for travel all day and includes a shuttle to the speedway entrance gates.

  • 13 February 2020

    Metrolink Thanks Riders During Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day

    This Valentine’s Day, Metrolink will thank customers for taking the train during its second annual Customer Appreciation Day. During the morning rush, Metrolink staff will thank riders with treats of candy at select stations in the five-county region. At Union Station, riders can stop for a free cup of coffee in the morning or free ice cream in the afternoon.

  • 29 January 2020

    Take Metrolink Service to Lunar New Year Celebrations in Downtown Los Angeles for Family-Friendly Fun

    Metrolink makes travelling to Lunar New Year activities in Los Angeles, including the 121st Annual Golden Dragon parade through the streets of Chinatown on Feb. 1, easy and stress-free, while allowing travelers to avoid traffic jams and parking fees. Metrolink helps save money with the $10 Weekend Day Pass for travel on Saturdays and Sundays for one low price.

  • 16 January 2020

    Metrolink Celebrates Completion of $32 Million Modernization of the Van Nuys Train Station

    Metrolink joined with the Van Nuys community to inaugurate service at the newly rebuilt Van Nuys Train Station following a two-year construction period.