Amtrak Tracks Remain Closed Due to Collision — Pacific Surfliner & Coast Starlight Affected

LOS ANGELES — Railroad tracks remain closed following a fatal Metrolink crash, Amtrak officials said.

A Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train collided on on Sept. 12 near Chatsworth, Calif., killing 25 peopel and injuring more than 130 more. As a result, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner trains with connecting Thruway Motorcoach buses will not operate north of Los Angeles Sept. 15 and Sept. 16.

Pacific Surfliner Service and Related Thruway Motorcoaches

There will be no service by Pacific Surfliners and their connecting Thruway Motorcoach buses on September 15 and 16, between San Luis Obispo and Goleta, California, and Los Angeles, pending restoration of the route. No alternate transportation is available.

Pacific Surfliners and their connecting Thruway Motorcoaches will operate normally between Los Angeles and points south to San Diego.

Coast Starlight, Trains 11 & 14

The Coast Starlight will originate and terminate in Santa Barbara on September 16 and with alternate transportation provided between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.