Update 4:51 p.m.: Power has been restored to the elevators, escalators and station lights at Vermont/Sunset.
Due to an auxiliary power outage that began around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, the elevators, escalators and station lighting at Vermont/Sunset Station are currently nonoperational. Red Line rail service is unaffected, though trains are entering and exiting the station at reduced speed as a precaution.
The cause of the power outage is unknown at this time. Metro technicians have been dispatched, and are working on the issue. In the meantime, customers entering and exiting the station should please use caution due to reduced visibility.
Those requiring elevator service at Vermont/Sunset may exit at Vermont/Santa Monica Station and board Metro bus 204 or 754 for street-level service to Vermont/Sunset.
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