Final update, 3:00 p.m.: All cleanup now completed. Trains will resume normal service. Thank you for your patience as crews worked to repair damages and remove debris.
Update, 12:45 p.m: Gold Line trains are now sharing the APU/Citrus-bound track at Sierra Madre Villa and Allen, with service every 20 minutes. Pasadena Transit’s Route 40 is no longer free in the impacted area. We would like to thank everyone for their patience as we work closer to resuming normal service.
Westbound 210 freeway @ Madre: Semi truck crash onto the tracks with a fire. Non-injury. Fire knocked down. Traffic affected both directions. pic.twitter.com/RbmfJ9k5OO
— Pasadena Fire Dept. (@PasadenaFD) October 13, 2018
GOLD LINE UPDATE: bus shuttles replace trains between Allen – Sierra Madre Villa. pic.twitter.com/hZviHXAToE
— LA Metro Rider Alerts (@metrolaalerts) October 13, 2018
Gold Line train service between Sierra Madre Villa and Allen Station is currently suspended due to a semi-trailer truck crash on the 210 freeway near Allen that occurred at approximately 7 a.m. The overturned trailer and debris are blocking both tracks. Metro staff will assess the damage to Gold Line tracks and power supply equipment and will know more once the truck is removed.
Bus shuttles are in service between Sierra Madre Villa and Allen Stations. Trains will be running every 15 minutes between APU/Citrus College and Sierra Madre Villa Station, and between Allen and East LA. Please allow extra time to travel through the impacted area.
Consider these alternate routes to bypass the incident:
From Azusa to Downtown Pasadena
From Sierra Madre Villa to Downtown LA
- Metro Local and Express 487
- Board at Bay 2 or Bay 3
Pasadena Transit is offering free rides on Route 40 to help Metro riders complete their trip until repairs are completed. Route 40 runs service between Sierra Madre Vila, Allen and Memorial Park stations. Service begins at 10:45 a.m.
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