During the closure weekend, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will not service the Oceanside Transit Center. Amtrak bus services will require an Amtrak reservation and Rail 2 Rail passes will not be honored. Metrolink will continue to service the Oceanside Transit Center during the closure weekend.
Replacement bus service connecting COASTER stations will not be available. Alternatives for some COASTER passengers may include BREEZE Route 101 or MTS connections.
After the closures, coastal rail service will re-open for regularly scheduled trips in time for the Monday morning commute. Passengers should note that trains may be delayed up to 15 minutes on Monday, March 9.
While no passenger rail service will be available during the closure, other vehicles and equipment will operate along the railroad right-of-way and on the tracks at non-specified times. Residents and visitors along the corridor should remain alert at legal crossings, and not trespass on the railroad right-of-way.
About NCTD: The North County Transit District is a public transportation agency providing over 10 million passenger trips annually throughout North San Diego County and into downtown San Diego. NCTD’s system includes BREEZE buses (with FLEX service), COASTER commuter trains, SPRINTER hybrid rail trains, and LIFT paratransit service. NCTD’s mission is to deliver safe, convenient, reliable, and user-friendly public transportation services. For more information visit: GoNCTD.com.