Safety of Customers and Personnel Paramount
Oceanside, CA – In response to anticipated impacts related to Hurricane Hilary, the North County Transit District (NCTD) is reducing service on all modes starting in the morning on Sunday, August 20. NCTD’s primary objective in reducing service is to ensure the safety of our customers and personnel and to protect District assets.
In addition to limiting service, NCTD is providing mutual aid to Amtrak and Metrolink passengers by allowing them to ride any COASTER train on Sunday, August 20. Amtrak and Metrolink have both reduced their service for tomorrow in San Diego County.
For real-time next bus and train information go to GoNCTD.com/Now. Schedules and service levels are subject to change based on weather conditions and impacts.
The COASTER schedule will be reduced to four round trips between Oceanside and Santa Fe Depot. Here is the revised COASTER schedule for Sunday, August 20:
Southbound departures from Oceanside Transit Center:
Northbound departures from Santa Fe Depot:
On Sunday, August 20, the SPRINTER schedule will be limited to hourly service instead of every 30 minutes and trips departing at 4:33 a.m. and 5:33 a.m. will be cancelled. SPRINTER trains will operate the first trips of the day leaving Oceanside Transit Center (OTC) and the Escondido Transit Center (ETC) at 6:33 a.m. At :33 past the hour every hour trains will depart from OTC and ETC .
For BREEZE routes that operate on Sundays, the following schedule reductions will be in place on Sunday, August 20:
Reduced BREEZE service on the following routes:
- 302, 303, 305, 309, 332, 350, 351, 352, 353, 355, 356, 357
To view complete revised BREEZE schedule click here
Cancelled BREEZE service on the following routes:
- 101, 306, 308, 315/325, 354, 388
- FLEX routes 392 & 395
If conditions deteriorate, further reductions and possible cancellations of service may occur.
For specific questions related to trip planning, please call NCTD Customer Service at (760) 966-6500. The Call Center is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. Passengers can also get the latest service information on Twitter @NCTD_Alerts or at GoNCTD.com