Construction began in October 2013 and is expected to be complete in early 2016, with Metrolink service starting mid-2016.

Work will include: 

  • Construction of new railroad tracks adjacent to the existing tracks for a nine-mile segment between Eucalyptus/Eastridge Avenue in Moreno Valley and Nuevo Road in Perris
  • Construction of a new “Citrus Connection” to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway tracks north of Riverside
  • Construction of four new stations (Click here for more information about stations)
  • Rehabilitation of railroad tracks
  • Upgrade at-grade crossings

RCTC and Metrolink will be offering promotional fares to riders. Please stay tuned for promotional discounts. Schedule and fare information will be posted to the Metrolink website soon. Please visit for updated information.