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Metrolink’s Rail 2 Rail® Agreement with Amtrak Suspended November 3-4 and 22-26, 2017

Tuesday October 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES – Due to expected high levels of ridership on Amtrak trains, Metrolink’s Rail 2 Rail® program agreement with Amtrak will be suspended on Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, for the Breeders’ Cup at the Del Mar Racetrack and on Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

As a result, Metrolink Monthly Passes cannot be used to ride any Amtrak trains between Los Angeles Union Station and Oceanside on the Orange County Line Nov. 3-4, and any Amtrak service on the Ventura County and Orange County lines Nov. 22-26 without valid Amtrak fare.

Also on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, Metrolink will offer a Sunday service schedule and regular weekday fares will apply with no Sunday or Weekend Day Pass discount. No service will be offered on the Ventura County Line.

For more information about the Rail 2 Rail® program, please visit


Metrolink is Southern California's regional commuter rail service in its 24th year of operation. Metrolink is governed by 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, and Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Metrolink operates seven routes through a six-county, 538 route-mile network. Metrolink’s passengers travel approximately 441 million miles each year, making Metrolink the second busiest public transportation provider in Southern California. 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.