Metrolink provided free rides on Earth Day to encourage people in helping improve air quality in southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink provided free rides today ( APRIL 22, 2022) on Earth Day to encourage people to take the train and help the air quality in southern California. Riding the train instead of driving can lessen CO2 emissions and limit harmful pollutants released into the environment. Metrolink… Read the full press release

Metrolink switches to renewable fuel

Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (APRIL 13, 2022), Metrolink publicly shared its switch to renewable fuel, making the agency the first in the nation to completely power all its locomotives by the cleaner burning alternative. “It’s a proud achievement to be the first rail agency in the nation to use… Read the full press release

Metrolink to provide free rides all day On Earth Day, Friday, April 22

Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On Earth Day, Friday, April 22, Metrolink will provide free rides all day on all Metrolink trains, with no ticket required. Riders can board a Metrolink train at any station throughout the six-county area for transportation wherever Metrolink trains travel. Riders are also invited to visit… Read the full press release

Free rides across all Metrolink lines in southern California on Transit Equity Day, February 4, 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( January 28, 2022), the Metrolink Board of Directors approved free rides across all Metrolink lines on Transit Equity Day, February 4. Metrolink invites everyone to take a seat, any seat aboard Metrolink on the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ birthday. Ms. Parks’ refusal to give… Read the full press release

Metrolink offers unlimited trips with $10 Holiday Pass on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With Thanksgiving week traffic projected to approach pre-pandemic levels, Metrolink, southern California’s regional passenger rail service, will offer relief from the stress of gridlock at an affordable cost. This year, on both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, Metrolink will offer a $10 Holiday Pass that allows… Read the full press release

Metrolink launches new Saturday service on its Ventura County Line beginning May 29—Memorial Day weekend

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2021-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for summer, and for the first time in its history, Metrolink will launch a new Saturday service on its Ventura County Line beginning Saturday, May 29—Memorial Day weekend. The new Saturday service connects Ventura County residents in Moorpark and Simi Valley through the San Fernando… Read the full press release

Metrolink pledges to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today (September 9, 2020) joined more than 100 transportation agencies from across the nation in a pledge to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. A part of the American Public Transportation… Read the full press release

Metrolink offers easy and stress-free travelling to Lunar New Year activities in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink makes travelling to Lunar New Year activities in Los Angeles, including the 121st Annual Golden Dragon parade through the streets of Chinatown on Feb. 1, easy and stress-free, while allowing travelers to avoid traffic jams and parking fees. Metrolink helps save money with the $10 Weekend… Read the full press release

Metrolink offers sponsored Lyft ride to riders traveling to Ontario International Airport

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink riders traveling to Ontario International Airport (ONT) now have a new mobility option with sponsored Lyft rides from four Metrolink stations and Omnitrans transit centers thanks to a partnership with the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). Alan Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority… Read the full press release

Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train to run on three Sundays in December

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The laughter of children and a hearty “Ho, ho, ho,” will be heard aboard trains as Metrolink offers the Holiday Express Train for a family-friendly seasonal-themed experience on three Sundays in December. Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train is an interactive special train experience featuring carolers, holiday characters and… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces three chief-level appointments to its leadership team

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 6, 2019), Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins announced three chief-level appointments to the agency’s leadership team. These three positions will be critical as the team delivers on Wiggins’ customer-focused vision to create a modern commuter rail system that is safe and integrated with other… Read the full press release

Metrolink appoints Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 16, 2019), Metrolink announced the selection of Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the commuter railroad’s planning, government affairs, community relations, procurement and railroad services. McIntyre joins Metrolink after three years at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in… Read the full press release

Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Earth Day, April 22

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( April 12, 2019), Metrolink urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is an international… Read the full press release

Explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival

The free family event features a rare collection of restored vintage train engines. LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Next Saturday, July 15, explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival with vintage train engines, Kids Zone, model trains, food trucks and live entertainment. Among the attractions are train engines… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces 25% Corporate Partner Program discount in anticipation of its 25th anniversary

New discount will provide savings to thousands of rider LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In anticipation of Metrolink’s 25th anniversary in October, the passenger rail agency is now offering a first time ever 25 percent discount to new Corporate Partner Program participants. Metrolink’s Corporate Partner Program (CPP) is a commuter benefit program that allows… Read the full press release

Metrolink to operate on Sunday schedule on Independence Day

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On Tuesday, Fourth of July, Metrolink will offer more holiday service than previous years. Metrolink is adding service regularly available on Sundays so riders can leave their cars at home, take a relaxing ride and explore the many destinations and events in Southern California without traffic. The holiday… Read the full press release

Metrolink will offer more service than in previous years on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29

Metrolink will provide service regularly available on Sundays LOS ANGELES, 2017-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, Metrolink will offer more service than in previous years so Southern Californians can leave their cars at home and take a relaxing train ride. Metrolink will offer train schedules regularly available on Sundays. The… Read the full press release

Passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains

All Metrolink trains now have a specially designed surfboard storage area Southern California, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The surf is up, as passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains. Beginning this past weekend, Metrolink train now include surfboard storage netting on all its Bike/Surfboard Cars. Officials anticipate the modified cars will be… Read the full press release

Three-week Service Interruption at the San Bernardino and Rialto Metrolink Stations

Train service will be affected between March 27 and April 16.    Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning Monday, March 27, Metrolink trains will not serve the San Bernardino and Rialto stations until Monday, April 17. Buses will be available to and from San Bernardino and Rialto for passengers connecting to regularly scheduled… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at Los Angeles Union Station on Dec. 17

Public invited to share holiday cheer at free event on Dec. 17 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display and visit from Santa. LOS ANGELES, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa will trade in his sleigh and eight tiny reindeer for vintage rail cars and an 874,346-pound steam locomotive decked… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to provide fleet maintenance services for Southern California Regional Rail Authority

New agreement continues long-term partnership with Southern California Regional Rail Authority Latest contract strengthens Bombardier’s leadership position as rail services provider BERLIN, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a new contract with the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) of Los Angeles, California to… Read the full press release

Metrolink doubles weekend service on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21 to support the full closure of the 91 in Corona

All 91 Line and IE-OC Line Metrolink tickets “2 for the price of 1,” Feb. 20-21 LOS ANGELES, 2016-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink will double its weekend service and provide a “2-for-1” special on both the 91 Line and the Inland Empire-Orange County Line, Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21 to support the… Read the full press release

Metrolink to begin nighttime track maintenance in Orange County over the course of nine weeks beginning Feb. 8

Project will not affect passenger service, however residents near tracks will hear increased nighttime activity LOS ANGELES, 2016-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning Monday, Feb. 8, Metrolink will begin replacing 21,000 railroad ties in Orange County over the course of nine weeks between the cities of Orange and San Juan Capistrano. The project, in conjunction… Read the full press release

Metrolink Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line trains will only operate to and from San Juan Capistrano on Oct. 17 and 18

LOS ANGELES, 2015-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to scheduled track work on Oct. 17 and 18, Metrolink Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line trains will only operate to and from San Juan Capistrano. There will be no bus service or alternate transportation provided. The first two weekends of October (Oct. 3-4 and Oct…. Read the full press release

Metrolink to hold public hearing to evaluate potential fare policy changes on Oct. 9

Proposed system-wide reduced fares aim to increase ridership LOS ANGELES, 2015-9-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Oct. 9, Metrolink’s Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to evaluate potential fare policy changes, with the goal of optimizing revenue and increasing ridership. Three proposals will be considered. The first will be the extension of the Antelope Valley… Read the full press release

Metrolink and Orange County Transportation Authority partner to offer OC Fair Express for those attending the 125th edition of the OC Fair

With valid Metrolink tickets and passes, people ride the OC Fair Express for free! LOS ANGELES, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) have teamed up to offer the OC Fair Express for those heading to the 125th edition of the OC Fair. Passengers along Metrolink’s Orange County and Inland… Read the full press release

Metrolink will launch Positive Train Control life-saving rail safety technology along the commuter railroad’s San Bernardino Line between Los Angeles and San Bernardino

LOS ANGELES, 2015-3-2 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, Metrolink will reach another critical milestone by launching the life-saving rail safety technology known as Positive Train Control (PTC) in revenue service demonstration (RSD) along the commuter railroad’s San Bernardino Line between the cities of Los Angeles and San Bernardino. With this latest accomplishment, Metrolink remains on… Read the full press release

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… Read the full press release

Metrolink CEO Michael P. DePallo announced that he will step down from his post effective January 2 to pursue other opportunities

LOS ANGELES, 2014-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — After leading the organization for more than two years, Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Michael P. DePallo announced that today he will step down from his post at Metrolink effective January 2 to pursue other opportunities, and that the Board will commence a process for hiring a new permanent… Read the full press release

Metrolink to operate late night trains back to L.A. Union Station from Los Angeles County Fair on Saturday and Sunday nights throughout September

LOS ANGELES, 2014-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its annual service, Metrolink will operate late night trains back to L.A. Union Station on both Saturday and Sunday nights from the Los Angeles County Fair (LACF), the largest county fair in the country. The service will begin this weekend and continue on Saturdays and Sundays… Read the full press release