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  • 17 December 2020

    Metrolink Board of Directors Elects New Leadership

    The Southern California Regional Rail Authority Board of Directors, the governing body of regional passenger rail service Metrolink, unanimously elected Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) representative and City of Glendale Councilmember Ara Najarian as its next chair during its December 11 regular meeting. Director Najarian replaces the outgoing chair Brian Humphrey, who represents the Ventura County Transportation Commission, effective January 1, 2021.

  • 25 November 2020

    Metrolink to Help Keep Spirits Merry and Bright this Holiday Season by Supporting Local Small Businesses

    In a holiday season like none other, Metrolink is bringing the magic of the holidays to Southern California with a holiday campaign highlighting local small businesses throughout the region.

  • 13 November 2020

    Metrolink to Introduce Schedule Update to Serve Current and Future Riders on Monday, Nov. 16

    Metrolink is updating its temporary schedule effective Monday, November 16, to better serve existing riders and welcome other riders back. The schedule update includes the reintroduction of San Bernardino Line Express service and temporarily suspending trains with lower ridership, while adding back trains that better serve riders’ needs.

  • 23 October 2020

    Metrolink Introduces Destination Resource Inviting Riders to Explore More of Southern California

    Metrolink, Southern California’s regional train service, today introduced EXPLORE – a new digital content hub featuring destinations familiar and new Southern Californians can get out and discover after spending the last seven months staying safer at home. And those who sign up for the SoCal Explorer Rewards program introduced last week will earn points for every mile they travel on Metrolink, which they can redeem for free tickets towards their next trip.

  • 14 October 2020

    Metrolink Introduces New Loyalty and Rewards Program for Riders

    Metrolink, Southern California’s regional train service, today launched SoCal Explorer, a new loyalty program that rewards riders with points as well as exclusive offers and perks from local businesses and attractions throughout the Southern California region. The program makes it more affordable for people to make taking the train a part of their everyday lifestyle.

  • 14 October 2020

    Metrolink lanza el nuevo programa de lealtad y recompensas para pasajeros

    Metrolink, el servicio de trenes regionales del sur de California, lanzó hoy SoCal Explorer, un nuevo programa de lealtad que recompensa a los pasajeros con puntos, así como también con ofertas y ventajas exclusivas de los negocios y atracciones locales de toda la región del sur de California. El programa hace que viajar en tren sea más asequible para aquellas personas que lo toman a diario.

  • 6 October 2020

    Metrolink Invites Riders to Sign the Clean Air Pledge and #TakeTheTrain in Recognition of California Clean Air Day

    To help advance a healthier Southern California in recognition of Clean Air Day on October 7, Metrolink is encouraging residents to sign the Clean Air Pledge and #TakeTheTrain. Metrolink also revealed a Personal Impact Calculator at so people can see the difference they make to the environment when they leave their car behind and take the train instead. As an added incentive, new riders who download the Metrolink Mobile App and register their new account will be rewarded with a free ticket in the mobile app wallet, which they can use anytime through March 31, 2021.

  • 21 September 2020

    Metrolink Invites SoCal to Observe Car-Free Day and Bike to Work Day

    Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today launched Metrolink Experience, a new digital content hub where Southern Californians can take a virtual ride on Metrolink. Rider experiences captured using 360° video and featuring routes across multiple Metrolink routes illustrate the diversity of Metrolink’s ridership and use possibilities. The effort is a central part of Metrolink’s campaign in support of International Car Free Day and Bike to Work Day on September 22, which seek to encourage the community to try more environmentally-friendly mobility solutions instead of driving their cars.

  • 16 September 2020

    Metrolink Holds Public Education Event for Rail Safety Month

    As part of its Rail Safety Month activities, Metrolink on Wednesday afternoon and evening partnered with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to conduct an education and enforcement operation in the City of Santa Ana. The event’s objective was to reduce collisions, deaths and injuries at rail crossings and along railroad rights-of-way by raising community awareness about how to stay safe around trains and train tracks.

  • 14 September 2020

    Metrolink Receives Sustainability Impact Award for Maintenance Yard Lighting Upgrades

    Metrolink, Southern California’s commuter rail service, has been awarded a 2020 Sustainability Impact Award in Energy Management by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The award lauds the agency’s participation in LADWP’s Commercial Lighting Incentive Program which resulted in a 32.45 percent reduction in annual energy consumption through retrofitting and upgrading all building light fixtures at Metrolink’s Central Maintenance Facility.