Metrolink to operate Sunday schedule on Thursday, Dec 25 and modified schedule on Thursday, Jan. 1

People can take Metrolink, Metro to 2015 Tournament of Roses® celebrations

LOS ANGELES, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink will operate a Sunday schedule on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley lines on Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25, and operate a modified schedule on New Year’s Day, Thursday, Jan. 1, which will allow people to attend the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade® in Pasadena.

To serve the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day, the first train on Metrolink’s San Bernardino Line will operate a modified Sunday schedule, departing San Bernardino at 6:10 a.m. making all station stops. Train 349 will arrive at L.A. Union Station at 7:45 a.m.

On the Antelope Valley Line, the first train will depart Lancaster 45 minutes earlier, at 5:40 a.m., arriving at L.A. Union Station at 7:40 a.m.

From L.A. Union Station, passengers can transfer without additional charge to the Metro Gold Line and get off at the Del Mar, Memorial Park, Lake or Allen stations. The parade route is just a short walk from the stations.

Metrolink passengers going to the Rose Bowl Game between the No. 2-ranked Oregon Ducks and the No. 3-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a College Football Playoff semifinal contest can take the Gold Line from L.A. Union Station, stopping at the Memorial Park Station in Pasadena. Free shuttles to the stadium will be available.

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Metrolink is Southern California’s regional commuter rail service in its 22nd year of operation. The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), a joint powers authority made up of an 11-member board representing the transportation commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, governs the service. Metrolink operates over seven routes through a six-county, 512 route-mile network. Metrolink is the third largest commuter rail agency in the United States based on directional route miles and the eighth largest based on annual ridership.