UPDATE, 9 a.m.: Blue Line trains are running every 20 minutes to all stations.
UPDATE, 6:45 a.m. Partial service restored. Twitter feed: Blue Line Update: Service approx every 20-30 min. Expect major crowding. Use all doors. Bus shuttles continue to supplement north of Artesia.
Metro has issued a service advisory and comprehensive list of alternate routes: Reprinted below or link here.
Due to a major power systems failure, Blue Line service is severely limited and being supplemented by limited bus shuttles. Please anticipate up to 2 hours of delay due to this disruption. Up to 25 buses are being pulled off of existing bus service to provide shuttling between stations. Below are alternates for Blue Line passengers.
For the latest updates, please visit @metroLAalerts.
Bus Shuttle Information:
Limited bus shuttles (up to 25 buses) are serving all Blue Line stations between 7th St/Metro Ctr and Artesia Blue Line Station. As of 6am, there is limited to no service between Artesia & LB Transit Mall. However, bus service is provided by LB Transit Line 51.
Vernon, Slauson, Florence, Firestone, 103rd St, and Imperial/Wilmington Stations
Consider taking northbound Line 55 or 355 on nearby Compton Ave.
All Park & Ride passengers:
Consider driving to Artesia Transit Center (731 W 182nd Street, Gardena, CA 90248) and take Metro Silver Line or Line 450X to Downtown LA. Freeway express upcharges are waived today. Your Blue Line ticket or pass is valid. Otherwise, consider avoiding Metro today and drive to your intended destination.
Norwalk Green Line Station:
Consider taking Line 460 Downtown LA Express from bus plaza. Or take Green Line to Harbor Fwy Station and transfer to northbound Silver Line or 450X. Freeway express upcharges are waived today. Your Blue Line ticket or pass is valid.
Long Beach Bl Green Line Station:
Consider taking Rapid Line 760 to Downtown LA from street level.
Avalon Green Line Station:
Consider taking Lines 51, 52 or 352 to Downtown LA.
Vermont Bl Green Line Station:
Consider taking Rapid Line 754 from street level and transfer to Metro Red & Purple Lines at Wilshire/Vermont Station.
Crenshaw Green Line Station:
Consider taking Line 757 Western Rapid from street level and transfer to Metro Purple Line at Wilshire/Western Station.
Hawthorne Green Line Station:
Consider taking Line 442 Express or Rapid Line 740 to Downtown LA.
Aviation/LAX Green Line Station:
Consider taking LADOT Commuter Express Line 438 to Downtown LA at corner of Imperial/Aviation. This route is operated by LADOT and their regular fares will apply.
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