Safety Updates Prompt Rail Service Interruptions during October

To ensure Metrolink’s safety and reliability, Metrolink train crews will replace railroad ties, update track drainage and secure track embankments during the weekends of October 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23. Metrolink, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, COASTER, and... read more

Enjoy Great San Juan Capistrano Travel Deals with Metrolink

In her popular OC Deals column, OC Register reporter Marlo Jo Fisher, told OC travelers about Metrolink’s $10 Weekend Day Pass and some of the many fun discounts and deals that are available in San Juan Capistrano just by showing a Metrolink ticket. read more

Catch the Rams via Metrolink – Only $10 Roundtrip from OC to LA

The Rams have returned to Los Angeles, and Metrolink is making it easy and inexpensive to pass on game day traffic and take the train from Orange County to cheer on the blue and gold. For only 10 bucks roundtrip, fans can board the Rams Train in OC... read more

Major Rail Service Disruptions on Track for Three Weekends in October

Due to construction and maintenance, Metrolink, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, COASTER, and freight rail providers will experience major service interruptions during three weekends in October. Track closures are scheduled for October 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23... read more

Metrolink Labor Day Service and Sweepstakes Alerts

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 5 there will be no Metrolink service on lines serving Orange County, including the Orange, Inland Empire-Orange County, or 91/Perris Valley lines. Full service will resume on Tuesday, September 6.... read more

Bring Back Summer with Metrolink

With Labor Day fast approaching, there’s only a few more weeks to take advantage of the OC Metrolink Summer Sweepstakes, part of the Bring Back Summer promotion that encourages exploration of destinations near Metrolink stops. Until September 4,... read more

Free Rides for Kids on Angels Express through August

Only one more month for kids to score a free ride to the Big A on the Angels Express, where the party starts on the train. Transportation is free for those 18 and under to all weeknight games that begin at 7:05 p.m., so it’s a great time to take the... read more

Metrolink Adds Cleaner, Safer Locomotives to Its Fleet

Following the arrival last month of its first low-emission Tier 4 locomotive, Metrolink will begin rolling out 40 new locomotives throughout the Metrolink system in late 2016. The Tier 4 locomotives will reduce particulate matter and nitrogen... read more

Make Metrolink Your Easy Car-Free Beach Train

With convenient service to San Clemente and Oceanside, Metrolink is a great option when considering a trip to the beach. Stations at both locations are within walking distance of the sand and surf. Relax the moment you climb aboard the train with no... read more

All Aboard Metrolink to the San Clemente Ocean Festival

The free San Clemente Ocean Festival returns July 16 and 17 with water sports competitions in swimming, surfing, boating and running and fishing, a pancake breakfast, concert, sand sculpture contest and rubber ducky race as well as the beauty of the... read more

It’s Back! Free Train Rides for Kids on the Angels Express

Time to celebrate summer by taking your kids to the ballgame during July and August, when rides on the Angels Express are free for those 18 and under to all weekday games that begin at 7:05 p.m. For the past few years, fans have made this popular... read more

Metrolink Brings Back Summer

Remember when you were a kid and summer meant fun and freedom, and everything was a lot less expensive? Metrolink is bringing back that carefree feeling with Bring Back Summer, a promotion that encourages exploration of all the amazing destinations... read more

New Audible Warning System Provides Train Alerts for Pedestrians

In 2009, OCTA led an $85 million rail-safety-enhancement program that provided safety improvements to 52 at-grade crossings, and made them eligible for quiet zones effectively helping silence train horns in eight Orange County cities. But one problem... read more

Metrolink Independence Day Service Alert

In observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, there will be no Metrolink service on lines serving Orange County, including the Orange, Inland Empire-Orange County, or Riverside 91/Perris Valley lines. Regular service will operate system-wide... read more

Metrolink Lowers Fares for Shorter Trips

Beginning July 1, some Metrolink riders will pay less for their trips by rail. Originally available only for select ticket types, the $3 “Station-to-Station” fare has been extended to all ticket types. The system-wide fare will decrease the cost of... read more

Metrolink 91 Line Extends 24 Miles to Perris

Beginning June 6, travelers can go all the way to Perris by rail thanks to the 91/Perris Valley Line (91/PV), which will extend Metrolink service on the 91 Line. The line also serves OC residents with stops in Buena Park and Fullerton. The 91/PV is... read more

Angels Express Fans Keep Boarding Numbers High

Fans flocked to Angel Stadium to help their team beat the Dodgers during the Freeway Series and continue to ride the train in record numbers. As of May 30, boardings on the Angels Express were 17,604, compared to 14,476 last year at this point in the... read more

Metrolink Memorial Day Service

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, there will be no service on Metrolink lines serving Orange County, including the Orange, Inland Empire-Orange County, or Riverside 91 lines. Metrolink will operate on its normal weekend schedule on Friday, May 27... read more

Bring Your Bike, Ride Free on Metrolink May 16 to 20

Metrolink will offer free rides during Bike to Work Week from May 16 to 21 to anyone who brings a bike onboard Metrolink. Riders must accompany their bike for the entire trip. This free ride offer is limited to one person per bike.  Every Metrolink... read more

The Dangers of Train Track Selfies

To warn smart phone users of the dangers and illegality of taking selfies while on train tracks, the national nonprofit rail safety education group Operation Lifesaver, Inc.(OLI) has released a new animated video public service announcement (VPSA).... read more
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