Summer is Easy When You Take the Train to the Trolley

During the summer, Orange County’s popular beach communities are packed with intriguing possibilities, but they also can be full of traffic and parking hassles. Trolleys in San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, and San Clemente are making it easier to... read more

Kids Ride Free on the Angels Express in July and August

Now is a great time to take your kids out to the ball game. During July and August, kids age 18 and under can ride the Angels Express train for free. To view the 18 games eligible for this offer, click here. The Angels Express, a special Metrolink... read more

Go Metrolink on Independence Day

On Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, Metrolink will offer more service than in previous years so you can leave your car home and take a relaxing train ride. The schedule includes service on the Orange County Line, the 91/Perris Valley Line and the... read more

Ride Metrolink This Summer and Be Rail Safe

As summer activities begin this season, it’s important to remember to be safe around railroad tracks, including those used by the three Metrolink lines that serve Orange County. OCTA is one of five Metrolink member agencies, and administers weekday... read more

June Is a Great Month to Ride the Angels Express

In June, the Angels will play lots of games at home at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.  Our local team will battle the Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Seattle Mariners. That’s a lot of great... read more

Lifelong Baseball Fan Loves the Angels Express

During baseball season, OCTA asks riders on the Angels Express to share pictures of their adventures traveling to and from Angel Stadium on the convenient Metrolink train. We received a great shot of Diane Jackson from her daughter, Penni Ebina,... read more

All Aboard Metrolink for Fullerton’s Railroad Days

Train fans mark their calendars each year for the Southern California Railway Plaza Association’s Railroad Days in Fullerton, a free community event honoring the region’s historic connections to railroads. This year, the event will take place May 6... read more

Ride Metrolink to the Surf and Bring Your Board

Two of SoCal’s best beaches, San Clemente Pier and Oceanside North Strand, are right next to Metrolink stations. Starting May 6, you can bring your surfboard on the train and avoid driving and parking stress and expense. A Metrolink Weekend Day Pass... read more

Win Prizes at Our Angel Stadium Booth on May 5

OCTA will be at Angel Stadium on Friday, May 5 to let fans know about an alternative to the hassles of driving and parking on game days. The Angels Express is a special Metrolink train that takes fans to and from all baseball weeknight home games... read more

Win Angels Express Tickets & Prizes All Season

The Angels Express provides a stress- and traffic-free ride to Angel Stadium on a Metrolink train for $7 or less. What could be better? How about giveaways and special deals all season long? Each week, OCTA will give away Angels Express tickets to... read more

Get FREE Angels Express Tickets at Opening Day Rally on April 7

To celebrate the official start of baseball season, catch opening day excitement and win great prizes at OCTA’s Angels Express kickoff event at the Irvine Station on April 7. The special Metrolink train service allows fans to avoid traffic jams and... read more

All Aboard the Angels Express!

Can’t wait for opening day? No worries! The Angels Express will offer service to pre-season games against the L.A. Dodgers on March 30 and 31. Then when the official season begins on April 7, there’s more fan fun in store at the Angels Express... read more

Visit Whales & Swallows and Get Metrolink Discounts

March is a great month to hop aboard a Metrolink train with your family to visit two of California’s most enduring and enchanting forms of wildlife – the California grey whales and the San Juan Capistrano swallows. Dedicated to the return of the... read more

Celebrate Whales and Swallows in March with Metrolink

March is a great time to discover the fun of riding a Metrolink train to great destinations. Relax with your family and leave driving and parking hassles behind. For a limited time, free Metrolink tickets are available for both events. First up is... read more

Ride Metrolink Free to Lunar New Year Parade

Next Saturday, February 4, L.A.’s Chinatown will host one of the country’s most popular Lunar New Year events. The Golden Dragon Parade and Festival will feature elaborate decorations and performances by some of the nation’s best Chinese acts as well... read more

Two Opportunities to Ride Metrolink Free to the Golden Dragon Parade

Every year, the Golden Dragon Parade in Los Angeles is a highlight of the Lunar New festivities for many Orange County residents. The parade is full of elaborate decorations and performances and winds its way through Chinatown past food trucks, a... read more

Metrolink Holiday Savings

After buying all those presents, you’re sure to appreciate some of these Metrolink offers designed to keep some money in your pocket. Save $10 on tickets to Disney Magic: Live on Ice, playing at three locations between December 22 through January 8.  ... read more

Be Safe and Enjoy Your Metrolink Ride

As it gets darker earlier, it’s important to exercise extra caution when commuting. Please keep the following rules and safety tips in mind when traveling by Metrolink. Arrive early: Give yourself an extra few minutes before your scheduled departure... read more

Metrolink to Provide Limited Service on Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, Metrolink will operate limited service on Thursday, November 24. No service will be offered on the Orange County, Inland Empire-Orange County or 91/Perris Valley lines on Thanksgiving. Service will resume after the... read more

Ride Metrolink to the Festival of Lights for Only $7

This holiday season, combine the fun and adventure of a train ride with a visit to the Festival of Lights in Riverside. Held at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, the illuminating event was named one of America’s Best Public Lights Display and includes... read more
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