All COASTER and other rail services will be suspended Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, while crews work on constructing a new rail bridge that will create
On Sept. 7 following the departure of the northbound COASTER train—which is scheduled to leave Santa Fe Depot 50 minutes after the last out is made in the Padres baseball game—all regularly scheduled public COASTER trains as well as all other passenger and cargo trains will stop running.
Amtrak passengers will be transported by motorcoach between the Oceanside, Solana Beach, Old Town, and Downtown San Diego Santa Fe Depot stations. For more information about the Amtrak schedule, call: 1-800-USA-RAIL or go to Amtrak.com.
COASTER passengers will be served by shuttle buses traveling between the Oceanside, Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad Poinsettia, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Sorrento Valley, Old Town and Downtown San Diego Santa Fe Depot stations. For more information about the COASTER schedule, call: 760-966-6500 or go to GoNCTD.com.
In addition to those changes to the rail lines, there will be ongoing construction at the undercrossing Sept. 7 through 10, including some nighttime work. Construction crews will work to minimize noise and lighting impacts to residents to the greatest extent possible, according to a release from the North County Transit District (NCTD). There might be temporary lane closures on the southbound lane of San Elijo Drive/Vulcan Avenue at Santa Fe Drive, and the eastern northbound lane of Highway 101. Flaggers will be in place to help motorists navigate the construction zone.