FINAL UPDATE, 9 pm: @metrolosangeles: Pershing Sq Update: Both entrances reopened at this time. Red + Purple Lines will run on maintenance schedule thru close tonight.
As of 6 p.m. today, there are major disruptions to Red/Purple Line service in downtown Los Angeles due to a medical emergency that occurred about 3 p.m. at the Pershing Square station.
•Please follow announcements in the stations.
•Trains are running
but are currently bypassing Pershing Square.
UPDATE, 4:25 pm: the station has reopened but trains are sharing a single track. The 4th Street entrance is open, the 5th Street entrance closed.
•Purple Line trains are only running between Wilshire/Western and Westlake/MacArthur Park stations due to limited capacity on the tracks at this time.
•For those trying to reach Union Statio, please consider using the city of Los Angeles' DASH bus service in downtown or these alternative Metro buses that run in downtown and stop at Union Station: the Silver Line on Olive Street, 728 on Hill Street, 745 on Broadway and the 733 on Main Street.
•Here's Google Transit to help plan transit trips.
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