Metrolink News

Thursday August 24, 2017

Riders can celebrate the 95th anniversary of the LA County Fair with great savings on fair admission and special service through September including Labor Day.

LOS ANGELES – Save money on travel and admission to the LA County Fair by taking Metrolink’s special weekend service trains, which offer a comfortable, convenient and stress-free ride. This gives fun-seekers more time to check out the best attractions, entertainment, shopping and food at the fair.

Metrolink is scheduling an additional evening train and adding stops at the Fairplex Station, located between the Covina Station and Pomona-North Station, on the San Bernardino Line every Saturday and Sunday starting Sept. 2 through Sept. 24 and Labor Day. All trains except 351, 352 and 353 will stop at the Fairplex Station. A free shuttle will pick up Metrolink riders at the Fairplex Station and take them to the Yellow Gate entrance into the fair. The additional special weekend train departs the Fairplex at 8:30 p.m. returning back to L.A. Union Station.

Fairgoers can beat traffic and parking fees with a Metrolink $10 Weekend Day Pass on either Saturday or Sunday. On top of that, the LA County Fair is offering Metrolink riders discounted online single-day admission tickets: $12 adult and $6 child when purchasing them online at lacountyfair.com and using the promo code Metrolink.

This year, Metrolink will also stop at the Fairplex Station on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. Please note, Metrolink will operate a Sunday schedule and regular Monday fares will apply with no Sunday or Weekend Day Pass discount.

Since 1993, Metrolink has been making special weekend stops on the San Bernardino Line at the Fairplex Station. The new additional Metrolink service is made possible by funding from Los Angeles County Metro.

For details on Metrolink’s LA County Fair schedule and promotion, please visit metrolinktrains.com/lacountyfair.   

For more information about the LA County Fair, click here.

ABOUT METROLINK (www.metrolinktrains.com)

Metrolink is Southern California's regional commuter rail service in its 24th year of operation. Metrolink is governed by The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), a joint powers authority made up of an 11-member board representing the transportation commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Metrolink operates seven routes through a six-county, 538 route-mile network. Metrolink’s passengers travel approximately 441 million miles each year, making Metrolink the second busiest public transportation provider in Southern California. Metrolink is the third largest commuter rail agency in the United States based on directional route miles and the eighth largest based on annual ridership.

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