Red and Purple Line service suspended at Union Station

UPDATE, 8 P.M.: All trains are now running.

Some key updates from Metrolink:

Any @MetrolinkRIV passengers that missed RIV Line Train 412 please go to Patsaouras Transit Plaza Platform 2 for MTA bus to RIV tonight.

Any @MetrolinkOC passengers that missed the OC Line Train 608 please take Amtrak 592 at 8:30pm they are making all @Metrolink stops tonight.

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As many of you know by now, Red and Purple Line service was suspended earlier this evening into and out of Union Station due to a suspicious package found aboard a train.

The best way to get the latest news on your cell phones is to follow Metro’s Twitter feed.

Buses are shuttling passengers between the Civic Center station and Union Station.

Another travel tip from our Twitter feed:

Here are other alternates btwn Downtown-Union Sta. On Olive- take any 70′s bus. Hope- DASH B. Broadway- 40, 740, 745. Main- 733, DASH D. ^ST

 

And just a few minutes ago, this from the Sheriff’s Department Twitter feed:

630PM,Tues, Red Line subway at track level is the only area of #UnionStation currently evacuated @MetroLosAngeles susp. package #LASD
@MetroLosAngeles RedLine incident began at #UnionStation at 4:55PM,Tues. #LASD BombSquad at train & track level. Thank U for cooperation

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