UPDATE, 5 A.M. THURSDAY: Work and testing has been completed and there will be regular Expo Line service for Thursday morning’s commute with some speed restrictions around the area of track repaired. Thank you for your patience and good morning!
UPDATE, 4:30 A.M. THURSDAY: Test trains are now running. We’ll know the status of Thursday’s commute around 5 a.m. and will post here. We’re hoping for regular service with some speed restrictions. In the meantime, trains are single-tracking around the incident area.
Our post from Thursday night:
EXPO UPDATE: repairs continue. Regular service is expected in AM, but we will update so please check back. pic.twitter.com/GXmHyahrFY
— Metro (@metrolosangeles) July 21, 2016
The issue involves damaged overhead wires above the eastbound tracks between Culver City and Palms stations. Trains are single-tracking around the incident area using the westbound tracks. About 500 feet of wire is damaged.
A traction power crew is on scene. At this time there is no estimate when the work will be completed.
Announcements are being made to keep passengers informed of the service strategy and delays. Please stay tuned to our main Twitter feed or service alert feed for updates on the Thursday morning commute.As usual, Metro apologizes for any inconvenience and delay.
Categories: Service Alerts