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METROLINK TRAIN SERVICE BEGINS MONDAY, OCT. 26

 METROLINK TRAIN SERVICE BEGINS MONDAY, OCT. 26
 WHAT: Metrolink begins its commuter train service.
 WHEN: Monday, Oct. 26
 (Train schedules follow)
 -- Press conference begins at 8:55 a.m. with arrival of
 Pomona train on Platform 3.
 -- Public dedication begins at approximately 10 a.m. in
 old ticket area of Union Station.
 WHERE: Los Angeles Union Station
 (Alameda & Macy streets)
 Note: There is limited parking space at the train
 platform for mobile broadcast vans. Call to discuss
 arrangements.
 MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
 -- 1. On the trains (Reporters/crews are welcome to ride inbound from one of the 10 suburban Metrolink stations. See schedules.)
 -- 2. Press conference (8:55 a.m. on Platform 3, with elected officials and other dignitaries (Bill Keene, KNX emcee))
 -- 3. Public dedication (10 a.m. at old ticket terminal)
 -- Gospel singers
 -- Announce "Longest Drive" essay contest winner
 -- Speeches
 BACKGROUND: Metrolink will initiate three commuter lines (Moorpark to Union Station; Santa Clarita to Union Station; Pomona to Union Station). The service is free to all riders from Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.
 Note: Trains are inbound only to Union Station in the morning. They won't return until the afternoon commute.
 Metrolink Timetables
 As of Oct. 26, 1992
 San Bernardino Line
 Inbound to Union Station
 MKT CLMT POM COV BL PK EL M CS LA LA
 a.m. --- --- 5:26 5:37 --- 5:54 --- 6:20
 a.m. --- --- 6:11 6:22 --- 6:39 --- 7:05
 a.m. --- --- 6:51 7:02 --- 7:19 --- 7:45
 a.m. --- --- 7:26 7:37 --- 7:54 --- 8:20
 a.m. --- --- 8:01 8:12 --- 8:29 --- 8:55
 Outbound from Union Station
 LA CS LA EL M BL PK COV POM CLMT MKT
 p.m. 3:45 --- 4:09 --- 4:26 4:40 --- ---
 p.m. 4:30 --- 4:54 --- 5:11 5:25 --- ---
 p.m. 5:15 --- 5:39 --- 5:56 6:10 --- ---
 p.m. 5:45 --- 6:09 --- 6:26 6:40 --- ---
 p.m. 6:25 --- 6:49 --- 7:06 7:20 --- ---
 Pomona Covina El Monte
 205 Santa Fe St. 600 N. Citrus Ave. 10925 Railroad St.
 Between Garey Avenue Between Cypress and Tyler Avenue north
 and Fulton Road Badillo of Valley Boulevard
 Santa Clarita Line
 Inbound to Union Station
 S CLARITA SYL/SF BURB GLEN LA
 a.m. 5:31 --- 6:07 6:15 6:40
 a.m. 6:26 --- 7:02 7:10 7:35
 a.m. 7:21 --- 7:57 8:05 8:30
 Outbound from Union Station
 LA GLEN BURB SYL/SF S CLARITA
 p.m. 4:15 4:35 4:43 --- 5:22
 p.m. 5:20 5:40 5:48 --- 6:27
 p.m. 6:10 6:30 6:38 --- 7:17
 Santa Clarita Burbank
 22122 Soledad Canyon Road 201 N. Front St.
 East of Speedway Between Olive and Magnolia
 Glendale
 400 W. Cerritos Ave.
 San Fernando Road, south of Los Feliz
 Ventura County Line
 Inbound to Union Station
 MRPRK SIMI V CHATS VAN NY BURB GLEN LA
 a.m. 5:06 5:21 5:34 5:46 5:57 6:05 6:30
 a.m. 5:51 6:06 6:19 6:31 6:42 6:50 7:15
 a.m. 6:31 6:46 6:59 7:11 7:22 7:30 7:55
 a.m. 7:16 7:31 7:44 7:56 8:07 8:15 8:40
 Outbound from Union Station
 LA GLEN BURB VAN NY CHATS SIMI V MRPRK
 p.m. 4:10 4:30 4:38 4:49 5:01 5:14 5:36
 p.m. 4:45 5:05 5:13 5:24 5:36 5:49 6:11
 p.m. 5:30 5:50 5:58 6:09 6:21 6:34 6:56
 p.m. 6:20 6:40 6:48 6:59 7:11 7:24 7:46
 Moorpark Simi Valley
 300 High St. 5050 Los Angeles Ave.
 East of Moorpark Avenue West of Stearns Avenue
 Chatsworth Van Nuys
 21600 Devonshire St. 7720 Van Nuys Blvd.
 Between Lassen and Devonshire North of Saticoy
 Burbank Glendale
 201 N. Front St. 400 W. Cerritos Ave.
 Between Olive and Magnolia San Fernando Road south of
 Los Feliz
 CONTACT: Peter Hidalgo of Metrolink, 213-244-6142; or Stephanie Brady of LACTC, 213-244-6792.
 -0- 10/22/92


CO: Los Angeles County Transportation Commission; Metrolink ST: California IN: TRN SU:

BP -- LA034 -- 3919 10/22/92 18:28 EDT
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