Metrolink posted record ridership during the Thanksgiving holiday. The commuter railroad transported 4,449 riders on Thanksgiving Day, up 36 percent compared with the holiday a year ago when it operated the same number of trains, Metrolink officials said in a prepared statement.
On Thanksgiving, the railroad operated a Sunday schedule offering 20 trains on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley lines. Regular service resumed the day after Thanksgiving, when Metrolink posted a record 15,019 boardings, up from 13,350 on the same day in 2011.
This year, the agency allowed riders to use an extended $10 weekend pass starting on Wednesday of the Thanksgiving weekend.
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