UPDATE: 1:41 p.m Repairs to the damaged equipment have been completed. Test trains are currently being run. Update to follow.
UPDATE: 6:41 a.m. Blue Line service has been suspended between Willow Station and downtown Long Beach. Metro is operating shuttle bus service between Willow Stations and downtown Long Beach to assist riders through the affected area. Long Beach Transit Bus 51 is also available.
There is regular service between Willow Station and 7th/Metro Center station in downtown Los Angeles.
At approximately 5:20 a.m. a southbound Blue Line train experienced equipment damage at 9th and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach. The overhead wires were severely damaged and will take several hours to repair.
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