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Metrolink will extend 91 line to south Perris
Metrolink will extend 91 line to south Perris

In its first major expansion since 1994, the Metrolink commuter railroad that serves Southern California is converting 24 miles of an old freight route to passenger service between Riverside and Perris. The $248-million project will extend Metrolink's 91 Line to new stations in north Riverside, Moreno Valley, downtown Perris and south Perris. After years of planning and a lawsuit that temporarily blocked the proposal, construction finally began in October 2013. Passenger service could begin as early as October, two months ahead of schedule, officials said. "We've wanted to see Metrolink out here for a long time," said Perris Mayor Daryl Busch, vice chairman of the...

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