Expo/La Brea (Los Angeles Metro station)
La Brea/Expo Station
|Address||5060 Exposition Boulevard, Baldwin Vista, Los Angeles|
|Platforms||1 center platform|
|Bicycle facilities||20 bike racks|
|Opened||October 17, 1875|
|Rebuilt||April 28, 2012|
|Station status||in service|
Expo/La Brea (formerly Airville) station is an elevated light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and Exposition Boulevard, in the West Adams District of Los Angeles. This station is served by the Expo Line.
Metro Rail service
Expo Line service hours are approximately from 4 AM to 12:30 AM daily. Service resumed Saturday, April 28, 2012. Regular scheduled service resumed Monday, April 30, 2012.
Location and design
|Westbound||■Expo Line||toward Culver City (La Cienega/Jefferson)|
|Eastbound||■Expo Line||toward 7th Street/Metro Center (Farmdale)|
Expo/La Brea is located next to the busy intersection of La Brea Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard. It is within walking distance of the Rancho Cienega Sports Complex.
Originally a stop on the Los Angeles and Independence and Pacific Electric railroads, it closed on September 30, 1953 with closure of the Santa Monica Air Line and remained out of service until re-opening on Saturday, April 28, 2012. It was completely rebuilt into an elevated station for the opening of the Expo Line from little more than a station stop marker. Regular scheduled service resumed Monday, April 30, 2012.
- Metro Expo Line Construction Authority
- Project Website, Metro Rail Expo Corridor, Phase 1 to Culver City