7:45 a.m.: Power was restored to both tracks and regular service resumed. The incident began about 4:30 a.m. with a loss of electrical power delivered to the Expo Line between Clarington and Sepulveda in the city of Los Angeles. Two trains were stranded without power and were safely evacuated. Service was restored to one track at 6:18 a.m. and the other track at 6:56 a.m. Operations staff are investigating the cause of the incident.
6:55 a.m.: Power has been restored to both tracks, however, trains will share one track at Westwood/Rancho Park until rail staff is given an all clear to run regular service.
Update, 6:43 a.m.: Bus shuttles replace train service between Expo/Sepulveda and Westwood/Rancho Park.
Expo Line service between Expo/Sepulveda and Westwood/Rancho Park is suspended due to a loss-of-power issue in West L.A.. Trains are turning back at Palms and Expo/Bundy while bus shuttles are route to the affected service area. The rest of the line is experiencing up to 15 minute delays.
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