November 5, 2013
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Amtrak announced Tuesday it will provide bus service
to passengers between San Diego and Irvine over the weekend of Nov.
16-17, when the track will be shut down in Camp Pendleton.
North County Transit District officials said Monday that the rail
disruption is scheduled to accommodate construction work at the Santa
The shutdown will impact the NCTD's Coaster, Amtrak, Metrolink and freight trains that Saturday and Sunday.
People who normally ride the Coaster on weekends are urged to ride the
Breeze Route 101 bus and access Metropolitan Transit System connections,
according to the NCTD.
Amtrak will offer bus service in San Diego instead of its Pacific Surfliner trains, agency officials said.
The rail line is scheduled to reopen in time for the morning commute the following Monday.