Final Update, 5:41 p.m.: All train service is being restored to APU/Citrus College Station. Customers can expect minor residual delays through 6:00 p.m. as we work to get trains back on normal schedule.
GOLD LINE UPDATE: Trains resuming normal service with minor residual delays thru 6pm. Earlier incident now cleared pic.twitter.com/YoRhskzIeT
— LA Metro (@metrolosangeles) October 28, 2016
UPDATE, 5:21 p.m.: One track is now open at APU/Citrus College Station. Every other train will go to APU/Citrus College Station with up to 10 minute delays in the Azusa area.
Due to a damaged overhead wire, there is currently no train service between Azusa Downtown and APU/Citrus College Station. Trains are turning back from Azusa Downtown Station and bus shuttles have been requested. There may be minor delays on the rest of the Gold Line as crews work to resolve the problem.
For alternate service, consider Foothill Transit bus 187, transfer fee is waived. The stop near Azusa Downtown Station is located at Foothill Blvd. and Alameda/Azusa, less than five-minute walk from the rail station. The stop near APU/Citrus College Station is located at Foothill Blvd. and Citrus Ave. Metro-to-muni transfer is $.50 and can be loaded on your TAP card.
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What caused the damage? Was it a truck, a person with a saw, the wind, or equipment failure?
What are the lessons learned (take aways) from this event?