Amtrak and North County Coaster shut down over weekend for road - KUSI News - San Diego, CA

Amtrak and North County Coaster shut down over weekend for road work

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Work on tracks in Encinitas has shut down rail service along the North County coastline this weekend, according to the San Diego Association of Governments and North County Transit District.

SANDAG said the crews will install new drainage culverts within the railroad right-of-way just north of Chesterfield Drive through 4 a.m. Monday. They will also work on bridge support columns.

As a result, Amtrak trains will not come farther south than Oceanside. Alternate bus connections are being provided, according to Amtrak. Details are available at amtrak.com.

The NCTD's Coaster train is also suspended over the weekend. The agency said passengers can ride the Route 101 bus or catch a Metropolitan Transit
System bus. Schedule information is available at gonctd.com or sdmts.com.

Metrolink trains, which normally terminate in Oceanside, are not affected.

Rail service will resume for the Monday morning commute, though some trains could run as much as 15 minutes late.

Other types of trains could use the rails over the weekend, so residents are reminded to remain careful while crossing tracks.

Service is also scheduled to be interrupted during the weekend of Oct. 20-22.

  • KUSI.com Feedback Form

    Questions or suggestions about this story? Message KUSI News below:

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks for your feedback.  We value your opinion!

MOST POPULAR SAN DIEGO NEWS

Stories
Videos
loading...
  • Sign up here for breaking news email alerts

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
  • SAN DIEGO WEATHER Supercast

Powered by Frankly

KUSI News

4575 Viewridge Ave. San Diego, CA 92123
Newsroom: 858-571-NEWS (6397)
Turko Files: 858-571-FILE (3453)
Business offices: 858-571-5151

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KUSI. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.