The Blue and Expo lines returned to normal operations Friday after a small fire at the 7th/Metro Center station in downtown Los Angeles disrupted train service.
Crews completed emergency repairs overnight to a signal system and interlock switch machine, Metro said. The equipment was damaged Wednesday night by a fire that erupted in an area where out-of-service Blue and Expo line trains turn around, according to Metro.
The fire forced Metro officials on Thursday to shut down service for the two lines between the 7th/Metro Center and Pico...
The L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it will face a $36-million operating budget shortfall in 2016 that will grow if fares are not raised. Above, a Metro bus near Culver City in 2012.