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  • 4 March 2019

    Metrolink Statement Regarding "60 Minutes" rail safety feature

    Last night, “60 Minutes” on CBS aired a feature on rail safety. The story highlighted NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt who spoke about the importance of Positive Train Control (PTC), urging regulators to do their part to ensure other rail providers implement the life-saving technology in a timely manner to save lives.

  • 15 February 2019

    Metrolink Installs Life-Saving AEDs on All Trains

    Today, Metrolink announced that it has installed Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) on all trains operating in the agency’s six-county service region and is providing hands-on and online resources to instruct employees, riders and the public in the use of the life-saving technology.

  • 14 February 2019

    Metrolink Shows the Love with Rider Appreciation Day

    Valentine’s Day is known as the day of romance and Metrolink is showing the love to its riders today by meeting customers on all lines with sweet treats and a new text feature that adds convenience to the daily commute. Riders can text Metrolink at 1-800-371-5465 (LINK).

  • 8 February 2019

    Metrolink and ATU Reach Labor Agreement

    Today, the Metrolink Board of Directors approved a historic multi-year collective bargaining agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277. The agreement is the first between the agency and represented employees and covers wages, benefits and working conditions for 36 ATU Metrolink dispatching supervisors, train dispatchers and communications coordinators that comprise 14 percent of the agency’s 262-person workforce.

  • 25 January 2019

    Metrolink Starts Process to Bundle Agency’s Operations and Maintenance Contracts to Increase Efficiency

    Attention all companies and firms with expertise in rail operations and maintenance! Today, the Metrolink Board of Directors approved the scope of work to combine the operations and maintenance contracts to improve the customer experience and service reliability, while maintaining the agency’s strong commitment to safety.

  • 16 January 2019

    Participants at Women’s March LA Can Save Time and Money by Taking Metrolink’s Expanded Service

    People attending the 3rd Annual Women’s March LA can avoid traffic congestion and parking headaches by using Metrolink service on Saturday, Jan. 19 with additional trains offered on the Antelope Valley, San Bernardino and Ventura County lines for greater convenience.

  • 14 January 2019

    Metrolink One of Four Railroads to Achieve Full PTC Implementation by Federal Deadline

    Metrolink is one of four railroads in the country that reported full implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) in advance of the federal deadline of Dec. 31, 2018.

  • 11 January 2019

    Metrolink Board Elects New Leadership

    Ventura County's Brian Humphrey elected chair, with Glendale City Council Member Ara Najarian becoming vice chair and Highland City Mayor Pro Tem Larry McCallon chosen second vice chair.

  • 9 January 2019

    Metrolink Adds Special Trains for the Rams Playoff Game

    For the first time, Metrolink will add special Saturday night service with a $10 round-trip fare on the Antelope Valley, Orange County and San Bernardino lines for fans attending the Los Angeles Rams playoff game this Saturday, Jan. 12 at 5:15 p.m. The Rams will be taking on the Dallas Cowboys at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

  • 9 January 2019

    Track Work to Affect Metrolink Orange County and Inland Empire-Orange County Service

    On the weekends of Jan. 12-13, Feb. 9-10, March 2-3 and March 9-10, regular Metrolink service will only be available as far south as the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Metrolink Station on the Orange County (OC) and Inland Empire-Orange County (IEOC) lines. The tracks between the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo and Oceanside stations will be closed.