Update 11:45 p.m.: repairs to the overhead wire have been completed and test trains are now traveling through incident area. There will be normal Blue Line service on Wednesday, March 16.
Update 7:45 p.m.: Blue Line every 20 minutes, with trains sharing one track between Florence and Willowbrook Station. Crews are working to repair overhead wire.
Update 6:30 p.m.: service restored to one track, bus shuttles continue to supplement train service through rush hours.
Update 5:22 p.m.: bus shuttles replace trains between Florence and Willowbrook as emergency repairs to restore power to tracks continue.
Rail service on the Metro Blue Line is currently suspended between Florence and Willowbrook Station due to damaged overhead power wires near Florence Station. All northbound trains are traveling as far as Willowbrook Station and turning back to Long Beach. Southbound trains are traveling to Florence Station and returning to 7th Street/Metro Center.
Bus shuttles have been requested to transport customers between Florence and Willowbrook until the incident is cleared. To avoid delays, customers are encouraged to use alternate routes or the Green Line and Silver Line. For up-to-the-minute status updates, follow Metro on Twitter @metrolosangeles or @metroLAalerts.
Categories: Service Alerts