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Damaged tracks delay Amtrak service through SLO, Santa Barbara counties

Posted at 11:41 AM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-02 15:20:59-05

UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) – Amtrak says the tracks north of Ventura will be closed for the rest of the day so Union Pacific Railroad can make repairs.


(11:42 a.m.) – Passengers on board Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner should prepare for some delays Saturday.

Union Pacific inspected the tracks north of Ventura after storm debris was reported there.

Officials say damage was discovered and delays are expected until repairs can be made.

Shortly before 11 a.m., Pacific Surfliner said flash flood warnings in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties were delaying at least one of its trains.