The Phoenix area opened its first light rail line last year. The train runs at-grade with many crossings and the above photo demonstrates that transit officials there are still hitting the safety message hard. Here’s Valley Metro’s safety page, which includes this nicely produced video.
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.
This morning’s train versus pedestrian incident that occurred on the Metro Gold Line is a fatality. It happened about 5:30 a.m. just south of the Del Mar station. An African-American man believed to be in his 30s stepped in front of a southbound train and died at the scene. LASD [continue reading]
Repairs to a ruptured gas main at a construction site near Vernon and Long Beach Blvd. were completed. LAFD and LASD cleared restrictions to the area at 5:35 a.m. What was happening: Morning service on the Blue Line begins with a bus bridge to transport passengers between Washington and Slauson [continue reading]
UPDATE: Service restored at 7 a.m. Construction delays for Metro Blue Line service in downtown Los Angeles are expected to continue through mid-morning on Monday. A bus bridge remains in effect to shuttle passengers between Grand and 7t St/ Metro Center stations. Passengers may experience significant travel delays of up [continue reading]
Gold Line trains are running full service from East L.A. to Pasadena on normal Sunday schedule . Tracks are cleared and repairs to power line structure damaged by fallen tree in Highland Park on Friday morning were completed and fully tested by 7:35 a.m.
Service on the Gold Line continues with a 20-minute delay as a traction and power crew works to repair damage to the catenary system just north of the Highland Park station. Trains are running on a single-track between Southwest Museum station in Mt. Washington and Mission station in South Pasadena [continue reading]
Gold Line service to all stations has been restored at 1 p.m. Repairs to tracks blocked by a fallen tree have enabled through-service on a single track. Repairs to overhead catenary wires continue until further notice. Until normal service is resumed, which is likely by tomorrow, northbound and southbound trains [continue reading]
At approximately 4 a.m., a tree fell on the overhead power lines of the Gold Line at the Arroyo Verde road crossing just north of the Highland Park Station, blocking both tracks and damaging overhead catenary wires. Repair crews are on the scene and expected to clear the southbound track [continue reading]
Two trains are operating between the Sierra Madre station in eastern Pasadena and the Mission station in South Pasadena. Five trains are operating north and south between Southwest Museum and Atlantic stations. Service out of Sierra Madre will operate every 20 minutes. Service out of the Atlantic will operate every [continue reading]