Traveling by Train on Labor Day? Here Is What You Need to Know

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A North County Transit District Coaster train heading north from Torrey Pines State Beach. Courtesy NCTD

On Monday, Sept. 4, due to the Labor Day holiday, North County Transit District passengers should be aware of the following changes:

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  • BREEZE, COASTER, and SPRINTER will operate on a Sunday/Holiday Schedule
  • LIFT will operate as it would on a Sunday/Holiday schedule
  • FLEX will not operate
  • Carlsbad Poinsettia & Sorrento Valley COASTER connection buses (Routes 444, 445, 446, 972, 973, 978, 979) will not operate

In addition to these changes, from Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner 784 and 790/1790 Rail 2 Rail trains will not accept COASTER passengers due to ridership demand. A valid Amtrak ticket will be required to ride these trains. All other Rail 2 Rail trains will operate as usual and accept COASTER fare.

For trip planning assistance, customers can contact NCTD Customer Service at 760-966-6500.

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