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New Year's Eve: Overnight 24-Hr Rail, Orange, Silver Lines + Free Fare (9pm-2am Only)

Affected Rail Lines: Metro Blue Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Expo Line
Affected Bus Lines: Orange Line (901), Silver Line (910)
Effective Dates: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015


Go Metro to your New Year's Celebrations. Metro will run FREE (9pm-2am only) special OVERNIGHT 24-HOUR service from December 31 into January 1 (Red, Purple, Blue, Expo, Gold, Green, Orange & Silver Lines).

New Year's Eve - December 31st into January 1st - ALL RAIL LINES + ORANGE LINE, SILVER LINE

  • After 1:30am, all Metro Rail lines (Red, Purple, Blue, Expo, Green, Gold) & Orange Line will run every 20 minutes until beginning of service on January 1st.  
  • Metro Silver Line will run every 60 minutes at Friday-Saturday night intervals until beginning of service on January 1st.
  • Click Here for Blue Line Modified Service in Long Beach on this night only.
  • Click Here for enhanced service to Pasadena for the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.
  • This is in addition to bus lines which normally operate late night owl service.

Free Fares (9pm-2am) & TAP Card Info

  • Metro is FREE for all entries from Dec 31st @ 9pm until Jan 1st @ 2am.  Faregates will be unlatched during this time. 
  • Valid fare is required by law at all other times.
  • One way trip is $1.75 (includes 2 hours of transfers) and each customer must load onto a reusable TAP card ($1)
  • Avoid long return lines at TAP Vending Machines, customers should load roundtrip fare in advance or purchase an unlimited $7 Day Pass, good until 3am the following morning.
  • TAP cards must be tapped on validators or faregates before boarding each line, including at transfer stations.
  • On New Year's Day, Metro staff will be available at key stations to assist customers with their fare.
  • Two children under age 5 may travel free with each fare-paying adult on bus or rail.
  • Please click here for complete fare information.

Metro wishes a safe and Happy Holidays.

Last modified 12/31/14

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