Los Angeles Metro Rail Blue Line
Metro Rail Blue Line is the first modern urban light rail line in Los Angeles region after the closure of Pacific Electric back in the 1950s. It follows most of the original PE corridor between Downtown LA and Long Beach. This line has more riders than any other light rail lines in California.
Blue line trains run every 5-6 minutes during weekday peak hours, every 12 minutes midday, and every 20 minutes from about 8pm to around midnight. Service is extended to about 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. Weekend daytime service runs about every 12 minutes. This line uses Proof of payment fare system.
At 7th Street/Metro Center in downtown, it connects with Metro Red Line and Purple Line. At Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, it connects with Metro Green Line line. The Blue line shares stations with the Expo Line at 7th Street/Metro Center and Pico stations.
The Blue Line south closure, from Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station to Downtown Long Beach Station, will take place from Jan. 26 to late May. During this time, trains will be replaced by Metro bus shuttles. The Blue Line will continue running between 7th St/Metro Center and 103rd St/Watts Towers Station. Green Line service at Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station will not be affected.
Blue Line Local Bus Shuttle (862) will be free, with buses serving all closed Blue Line stations. The shuttles will run the same hours as the Blue Line, seven days a week.
Blue Line Select Bus Shuttle (861) will have a $1.75 fare and serve busier stations during the morning and afternoon rush hours.
Blue Line Express Shuttle (860) will have a $1.75 fare with limited stops between Downtown Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles during morning and afternoon rush hours.
Route and stations
|7th Street/Metro Center|
|to Santa Monica|
|103rd Street/Watts Towers|
|Pacific Coast Highway|
|Downtown Long Beach||1st Street|
- This page was last edited on 26 January 2019, at 01:55.
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