Trolley, bus service to increase for Metallica concert at Petco Park

Posted at 1:59 PM, Aug 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-06 17:00:48-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--With 40,000 concert-goers expected to attend Sunday night's Metallica WorldWired Tour concert at Petco Park, the Metropolitan Transit System planned to schedule extra service to accommodate transit users.

Trolley service:

  • Blue and Orange lines: Trains will depart every 15 minutes throughout the day 
  • Green line:  Trains will depart every 15 minutes between Qualcomm Stadium and downtown San Diego. At 3:49 p.m., service will increase to every seven-minutes. Increased frequency will continue until crowds diminish after the concert.  

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Final trains: The concert is expected to end at 11:15 p.m.

  • Green line (Gaslamp Quarter station to Santee): 12:15 a.m.  
  • Blue line (12th & Imperial station to San Ysidro): 12:15 a.m. 
  • Orange line (12th & Imperial to El Cajon): 12:03 p.m.

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MTS also recommends you park and ride at the following locations: 

  • Qualcomm Stadium: 5,000 free parking spots 
  • Old Town Transit Center: 412 free parking spots 
  • Palm Avenue Station: 499 free parking spots
  • Spring Street Transit Center: 324 free parking spots 

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Bus routes from San Diego State (Rapid 215) and Escondido (Rapid 235) into downtown will also be departing stations every 15 minutes for most of the day.