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Kim Upton

From the archives: Success dress

Casual Fridays on the Los Angeles Railway? Not during the 1930s, as shown by an employee gazing at a Division 3 mirror marked with uniform and personal care directives: “Clean Shave, White Colar, Shoes Shined, Pants Cleaned and Pressed.” Metro operators today also have strict uniform requirements that do not [continue reading]

Gold Line service resumes

Gold Line service has been resumed, following an accident earlier this afternoon.  At approximately 1:08 p.m. a northbound Metro Gold Line train and an auto collided at the Glenarm crossing north of Mission Station. The car overturned on both train tracks. One male in the auto was transported to a local hospital; two passengers [continue reading]

Gold Line accident update

No injuries on train. No damage to train caternary system. Bus bridge forming. Train service will return as soon as accident clears. At approximately 1:08 p.m. northbound Metro Gold Line train and auto collided at Glenarm crossing north of Mission Station. Car overturned and is currently blocking both tracks. One person in [continue reading]

Gold Line Accident — more details

At approximately 1:08 p.m. northbound Metro Gold Line train and auto collided at Glenarm crossing north of Mission Station. Car overturned and is currently blocking both tracks. One person in the auto reported injured. Possible damage to the train’s overhead caternary system.  Unknown injuries to train passengers at this time.  [continue reading]