Just a reminder that from 9pm December 24 until 2am December 25 Metro will be offering free rides on all Metro buses and trains. On Christmas Day, December 25, all Metro buses and trains will be running on Sunday/Holiday schedules. Please refer to individual timetables for exact schedules and days [continue reading]
Red Line powers back up; subway service returns to normal after power at Westlake station is restored.
What was happening: A loss of traction power to the Westlake/MacArthur Park Red Line station at proximately 2:30 p.m. is closing that station until power is restored. Trains are unable to pass through the station because the loss of power there has de-energized the tracks.
A loss of traction power to the Westlake/MacArthur Park Red Line station at approximately 2:30 p.m. is closing that station until power is restored. Trains are unable to pass through the station because the loss of power there has de-energized the tracks. Crews are en route to determine the cause and resolve [continue reading]
Blue Line service has returned to normal schedule in time for the Thursday morning commute. Repairs to the damaged catenary wires and a section of track along the Metro Blue Line that restricted trains to every 20 minutes since Monday afternoon were completed in the early morning hours. The section [continue reading]
Power is restored to a section of the Gold Line Eastside Extension where service was delayed between Mariachi Plaza and Maravilla stations. Service is restored to normal operations. What was happening: A lightning strike in downtown Los Angeles a little after 2 p.m. briefly knocked out power in the Red Line [continue reading]
Lightning in downtown Los Angeles affects Eastside Gold Line service from Mariachi Plaza to Maravilla stations
A lightning strike in downtown Los Angeles a little after 2 p.m. briefly knocked out power in the Red Line Rail facility and caused a power loss from Maravilla to Mariachi stations on the Gold Line Eastside Extension. Subway service is not affected. A shuttle train is operating between Atlantic [continue reading]
Repairs on Metro Blue Line are nearing completion but service remains at trains every 20 minutes until further notice. Check back here this afternoon for a report on the status of repairs and schedule of service. Damage to the overhead catenary wires and a section of track Monday afternoon stalled a Blue Line [continue reading]
Due to damage to overhead catenary wires that power the Blue Line trains, service will remain at trains every 20 minutes until further notice. Peak periods will have two trains running back-to-back in the same direction, followed by two trains in the opposite direction. Passengers are encouraged to use the [continue reading]
For a complete list of planned service advisories please visit the Service Advisories page on Metro.net. And for the latest service alerts follow @MetroLAalerts on Twitter. Blue Line Due to the heavy rains, a stalled train and damaged overhead wires at the Gage Avenue crossing, delays are expected to continue [continue reading]
UPDATE: 9 p.m. Here’s a complete rundown of Blue Line’s modified schedule for tomorrow, Dec. 21, plus alternate travel options. UPDATE 10 p.m. Repairs underway after the jump. UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. – Report from Rail Operations Director Bruce Shelburne: The Overhead Power System failure was caused by a broken section insulator. This caused [continue reading]