Update 4:50 p.m.: Power has been restored between Del Amo and Willow St Station, and bus shuttles have been cancelled. On behalf of Metro we’d like to apologize to all Blue Line riders delayed by this afternoon’s incident.
Rail service on the Metro Blue Line is currently suspended between Del Amo and Willow St Station due to a loss of power that occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.
Long Beach Transit and Metro bus shuttles have been established to transport customers between Del Amo, Wardlow, and Willow Station. Long Beach Transit Line 51 can also be used between 5th St, Anaheim St, PCH and Willow St Station to Del Amo Station. Customers with proof of paid Metro Rail fare will not be charged for Long Beach Transit trips between Long Beach and Del Amo.
Metro customers traveling south of Del Amo Station should anticipate major delays until further notice. Blue Line service between Del Amo and downtown L.A. is currently unaffected.
The cause of the power outage at this time is unknown, and under investigation.
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