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Track Work to Affect Pacific Surfliners

February 28, 2018

Track work being performed by the North County Transit District will affect Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner Service on weekend between March 2 and11.

In a service advisory, Amtrak said that on March 2 and 9 that Train 590 will be cancelled and bus service will provided Los Angeles to San Diego.

Intermediate stops will be made at Oceanside, Solana Beach, Old Town and San Diego, but not at Fullerton, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine, San Juan Capistrano, Carlsbad Village and Sorrento Valley.

On March 3, 4, 10 and 11 Trains 562, 565, 572, 573, 583, 1566, 1567 and 1588 will be cancelled and passengers are being directed to ride other Amtrak trains that will operate.

Train 782 will operate normally to Los Angeles, but no alternate transportation will be offered between Los Angeles and San Diego. Passengers can make reservations aboard other Pacific Surfliner trains.

Train 796 will operate normally to Los Angeles with bus service will be provided for all missed stops, except Carlsbad Village and Sorrento Valley.

Trains 564, 580, 584, 768, 774 and 792 will operate normally to Irvine, where bus service will be provided from Irvine to San Diego. Express buses will run from Irvine to San Juan Capistrano, Oceanside, Solana Beach, Old Town San Diego and downtown San Diego only.

Trains 579, 591, 595, 763, 769, 777, 785 and 1761 will originate in Irvine. Bus service will be provided from San Diego to Irvine to connect with the trains listed above with the exception of Train 1761. Buses will depart downtown San Diego, Solana Beach, Oceanside and San Juan Capistrano earlier than the train schedule to allow time to connect with trains in Irvine.

Amtrak advises passengers for Old Town San Diego to take the trolley to downtown San Diego to board buses to Irvine.

Bus service will not be provided to connect with Train 1761 and Metrolink will honor Amtrak tickets between San Juan Capistrano and Los Angeles.

Checked baggage service is not available south of Santa Ana on these dates.