Free Bus Shuttle Service Offered
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will temporarily suspend rail service on the C Line (Green) from October 21 to 23 to upgrade signal systems between Lakewood Boulevard and Vermont/Athens stations.
Upgrade work begins at 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, and will continue until the end of service on Saturday, October 23. Work consists of upgrading the signal system that will help reduce delays to the train service. Regular rail service resumes Sunday, October 24.
Metro will provide a free bus shuttle service to the following rail stations, which will be out-of-service during that time:
- Lakewood Boulevard, Long Beach Boulevard, Willowbrook/Rosa Parks, Avalon, Harbor Freeway and Vermont/Athens stations.
The A Line (Blue) Willowbrook/Rosa Parks and the J Line (Silver) Harbor Freeway stations will continue to be open and accessible.
Bus shuttles will run on the same schedule as trains on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, buses will run every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and every 20 minutes at other times. Metro recommends passengers plan their commute times in advance and allow extra time to reach their destinations if necessary.
Regular C Line rail service will continue between Norwalk and Lakewood Boulevard stations, where passengers will transfer to bus shuttles to continue their trips. Regular C Line service will also continue between Vermont/Athens and Redondo Beach stations.
For those planning to go to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the LAX Shuttle G operated by Los Angeles World Airports will continue to run regular service from its usual stop at Aviation/LAX Station. Other options to LAX include Metro Lines 102, 111, 117 and 232.
For more information, please visit lbt-preprod.la-metro-web.net.
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