Heads up: there is an Open House at Union Station for the Link Union Station project, which seeks to allow Metrolink and Amtrak trains enter/exit Union Station from the south — in addition to the current north entrance/exit.
The project also includes a new, expanded passenger concourse with retail, food services, passenger waiting areas, and other transit-serving amenities for users of Union Station to meet the region’s long-term transportation needs.
The idea is to make it easier for trains to get into and out of the station, reduce train idling, speed up rail trips, increase station capacity, modernize Union Station with improved ADA access to train platforms and also accommodate high-speed rail in the future.
Environmental studies are underway and Metro is working to secure funding needed to build the project.
Below is the info on the Open House, which will take place on the Vignes Street side of the station below the Patsaouras Bus Plaza. If entering from the Alameda Street side, walk straight back and continue through the passageway that accesses the platforms. The Open House is at the far end of that passageway.
For additional information about this project, please visit the website at: //www.metro.net/projects/link-us/.