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Kick off Summer and Dump the Pump

Kick off Summer and Dump the Pump

LOS ANGELES – In advance of National Dump the Pump Day June 21, Metrolink is reminding long distance drivers and others that travel by train is the best way to beat rising gas prices. Gasoline prices are expected to reach $3 a gallon as a national average for unleaded gasoline this summer, a four-year high. […]

Apple Pay® now available on the Metrolink App

Apple Pay® now available on the Metrolink App

Commuting in LA just got easier with the introduction of Apple Pay® for Metrolink riders Today, Metrolink announced that it’s now even easier to avoid traffic and purchase a ticket for commuter rail services with the introduction of Apple Pay® for the Metrolink mobile ticketing app. The addition of Apple Pay® enables customers to purchase tickets with just […]

Metrolink Schedule and Station Name Change Goes into Effect May 14

Metrolink Schedule and Station Name Change Goes into Effect May 14

LOS ANGELES – On Monday, May 14, Metrolink is adding a station stop in Burbank at the Burbank Airport and will make minor changes to schedules on the Antelope Valley line. There will also be two station name changes affecting the San Bernardino and Ventura County lines. The new schedule on the Antelope Valley line […]

Metrolink Celebrates Bike to Work Week

Metrolink Celebrates Bike to Work Week

  LOS ANGELES – In celebration of bike to work week, bicyclists can ride free on Metrolink trains Monday through Friday, May 14-18. The agency will also hold promotions where commuters and others can win a new bicycle during bike to work week and an electric scooter during May’s National Bike Month celebration. Free rides will be offered to […]

Local Students Celebrate National Space Day

Local Students Celebrate National Space Day

  LOS ANGELES – Today, fifth graders from Castelar Elementary School in Chinatown learned how Metrolink is harnessing space age technology to make its trains safer here on earth. On National Space Day students learned about Metrolink’s Positive Train Control (PTC) system that uses satellite guided GPS to help prevent train collisions and other incidents. […]

Metrolink Provides Safe, Affordable Transportation for Prom Night

Metrolink Provides Safe, Affordable Transportation for Prom Night

Today, more than 500 students and chaperones from Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita, in northern Los Angeles County, will charter a Metrolink train from the Santa Clarita Station to Los Angeles Union Station to celebrate their high school prom. From there, students and chaperones will board the Metro Red Line to the Hollywood […]

Metrolink and Union Pacific Railroad Enhance Safety with Interoperable Positive Train Control

Metrolink and Union Pacific Railroad Enhance Safety with Interoperable Positive Train Control

LOS ANGELES – Metrolink, the first passenger railroad in the nation to operate Positive Train Control (PTC), an innovative life-saving technology that prevents train collisions and derailments, across its entire host territory, has now taken its commitment to safety a step further by announcing interoperability with Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR). Metrolink can now use its PTC […]

Metrolink | State Approves More Than $1.2 Billion in SB 1 and Cap and Trade Funds for SoCal Rail to Improve Service, Ease Freeway Traffic

Metrolink | State Approves More Than $1.2 Billion in SB 1 and Cap and Trade Funds for SoCal Rail to Improve Service, Ease Freeway Traffic

SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced it is awarding Metrolink and Southern California regional rail state grants totaling $1.175 billion. “This is the largest single award of grant funds Metrolink has ever received and, when leveraged with federal and other funding, will transform regional passenger rail service to serve more riders […]

Metrolink Destination: Newhall

Metrolink Destination: Newhall

  FEATURED METROLINK DESTINATION OLD TOWN NEWHALL CHERISHES ITS WESTERN SPIRIT WHAT TO DO: The Old West beckons just a few blocks from the Metrolink Newhall Station. See buffalo grazing at William S. Hart Regional Park or tour the famed silent movie cowboy actor’s home, or take the kids hiking on easy trails, or let them […]

Metrolink Surveys Next Generation of Commuters

Metrolink Surveys Next Generation of Commuters

LOS ANGELES – In a bid to attract new train riders among Millennials – the next generation of commuters – Metrolink is conducting an extensive online mobility survey of college and university students throughout Southern California. Students are being asked an array of questions to gauge how they get to school, work and other destinations and […]

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