COAST CITIES — From Oceanside south, North County Transit District is shutting down all Coaster, freight train and Amtrak rail service between Oceanside and San Diego the weekend of Jan. 12 and Jan.13.The closure is due to scheduled construction in the cities of San Diego and Del Mar, related to the construction on the North Torrey Pines bridge. As a result, all rail service will be suspended starting at midnight, Jan. 12 and will resume its regular schedule starting at 5 a.m. Jan. 14.
Travelers are directed to use the regular Breeze bus route 101. Regular Breeze fares apply. One-way adult fares are $1.75, the senior, disabled and Medicare fare is $.75 and children 5-and-under ride free. Alcohol is not allowed on Breeze buses.
Information on alternate transportation options are available at GoNCTD.com or by calling (855) 467-3511.
Jean Gillette is the Community News editor for The Coast News Group. As a journalist, she primarily worked in San Clemente and Los Angeles. She has been with the Coast News for 20 years and lives in La Costa.