Work crews are en route to repair damage to overhead catenary wires that have stalled a northbound Blue Line train at the Gage Avenue crossing located between the Florence and Washington stations. Rail Operations director Bruce Shelburne issued this report detailing cause of Blue Line delays and offers alternate routes [continue reading]
Red Line trains are resuming normal operations with minor residual delays until 5:45 p.m. What was happening: Red Line experiencing delays this afternoon between 3 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. Red Line subway trains were single tracking between Universal City and the Hollywood/Western station due to an incident involving an eastbound train [continue reading]
To connect w/ Green Line to Norwalk & Gold Line to Pasadena: 11:22pm To connect w/ Gold Line to East LA: 11:42pm To connect w/ Green Line to Redondo Beach: 12:02am To connect w/ Blue Line to Long Beach: 12:22am To Union Station only: 1:02am To North Hollywood: 12:38am For [continue reading]
A rally and march to end police bruality is taking place this afternoon in downtown Los Angeles and will impact bus service in the area. Bus service will be affected from Pershing Square in downtown to MacArthur Park in Westlake. If possible, use Metro Rail to avoid delays. Buses will [continue reading]
Service in the Hollywood area of the Metro Red Line was delayed up to 20 minutes this morning following an incident at the Hollywood/Vine station. The incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. when a man on the tracks was reportedly struck by a westbound train as the train approached the [continue reading]
Metro Rail service has been restored between Allen Station and Sierra Madre Villa Station in the Pasadena area. Metro Gold Line trains are operating between these two stations on a single track. Patrons will be required to exit the train at Allen Station and board another Gold Line train to [continue reading]
The Gold Line is back operating on both tracks with no delays. Problem that required trains to single track at the Highland Park Station, causing 20 minute delays, is resolved. What was happening: Gold Line trains were running every 20 minutes due to technical difficulties with an overhead catenary wire [continue reading]
The American Public Transportation Assn. issued the press release below. Ridership on light rail and the subway in Los Angeles County is among those that increased in the second quarter of 2010: Public Transit Ridership Shows First Increase Since Late 2008 In the second quarter of 2010, more than 2.5 [continue reading]
Due to ongoing safety inspections of rail cars, some subway trains on the Red and Purple lines may be shorter than normal this week — as some readers saw during their morning commute today. Trains are operating at their normal speeds and on their regular schedules.
Metro expects normal service for the Monday morning commute on the Metro Red and Purple lines. Some service restrictions were initiated on Friday but normal service resumed Saturday morning.