Southern California Regional Rail Authority

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The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, known as Metrolink is the commuter rail system serving Southern California.

Lines

Line Initial route & (start date) Extensions & (date)
91 Line Downtown Los Angeles to Downtown Riverside (05/2002)
Antelope Valley Line
(originally called Santa Clarita Line)
Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Clarita (10/26/1992) Lancaster (1/24/1994)
Inland Empire - Orange County Line (IEOC) San Bernardino to Oceanside (10/1995)
Orange County Line Downtown Los Angeles to Oceanside (3/28/1994)
Riverside Line Downtown Los Angeles to Riverside (06/1993)
San Bernardino Line Downtown Los Angeles to Pomona (10/26/1992) San Bernardino (1993)
Ventura County Line Downtown Los Angeles to Moorpark (10/26/1992)
  • Oxnard (1994)
  • East Ventura (2002)

All-time fleet roster

Locomotives

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine
Horsepower
Gearing
Top Speed
HEP Generator Notes
800 Southern California Regional Rail Authority 800-a.jpg 1981 EMD F40PHR 16V-645E3
3200hp
57:20
103mph
Equipped with 800kW HEP alternator coupled to prime mover.
  • Ex-Amtrak 396.
  • One of 4 units purchased with the intention of rebuilding with 16V710 prime movers from 4 ex-UP SD60's. Rebuild was not performed - only unit returned to service, all other units sold.
851-873 Southern California Regional Rail Authority 869-a.jpg 1992-93 GMDD F59PH 12V710G3A
3000hp
500kW DDC 8V149
  • 855 was involved in the September 2008 collision at Chatsworth, CA, and is expected to be retired.
874-881 1994 GMDD F59PHI 12V710G3C
3200hp
79:22
110mph
500kW DDC 8V149
882-883 1995 GMDD F59PHI 12V710G3C
3200hp
79:22
110mph
500kW DDC 8V149
  • Units built for aborted Marlboro luxury train project.
884-887 Southern California Regional Rail Authority 887-a.jpg 2001 GMDD F59PHI 12V710G3C
3200hp
79:22
110mph
500kW DDC 8V149
903-942 2016-2017 EMD F125 Spirit Caterpillar C175
4700hp
  • 905 first locomotive delivered in summer 2016.
  • Expected to enter service later in 2017.
  • Will replace older F59 locomotives.

Railcars

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Type Seats Notes
100-163
601-631
Southern California Regional Rail Authority 604-a.jpg 1992-1993 Bombardier BiLevel Generation 1
  • Car 113 was involved in April 2002 collision at Placentia, CA, and has been retired.
  • Cars 133, 148, 623 and 625 were involved in January 2005 collision at Glendale, CA, and have been retired.
  • Car 617 was involved in September 2008 collision at Chatsworth, CA and has been retired.
164-182
632-637
Southern California Regional Rail Authority 171-a.jpg 1997 Bombardier BiLevel Generation 2
  • Car 634 was involved in April 2002 collision at Placentia, CA, and has been retired.
  • Car 177 was involved in January 2005 collision at Glendale, CA, and has been retired.
  • 16 cars sold to Caltrain in 2015 to increase capacity
183-210 2002 Bombardier BiLevel Generation 3
  • 184 was wrecked while on delivery; returned to Bombardier, and was not replaced.
  • Car 197 was involved in January 2005 collision at Glendale, CA, and has been retired.
  • Cars 185 and 207 were involved in September 2008 collision at Chatsworth, CA and were retired.
211-290
638-694
2010-2013 Hyundai Rotem Double-Deck
  • Designed with new generation Crash Energy Management (CEM) systems
  • Gradually replacing Bombardier fleet
  • Car ___ involved in February 2015 collision at Oxnard, CA.

Arrow

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Type Seats Notes
(3 trains X 2 cars) 2019 Stadler Rail Stadler FLIRT

External Links

References


Metrolink Roster
Metrolink Intranet
Info on new car order
Personal sightings and observations