Willowbrook (Los Angeles Metro station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Willow (Los Angeles Metro station).
Willowbrook
   
Imperialwilmington.jpg
Willowbrook's lower platform for the Blue Line.
Station statistics
Address 11611 Willowbrook Avenue
Coordinates 33°55′42″N 118°14′17″W / 33.9282°N 118.2380°W / 33.9282; -118.2380
Platforms 2 center platforms
Tracks 4
Parking 975 "park and ride" spaces
Bicycle facilities 30 bike rack spaces
4 bike lockers
Other information
Opened July 14, 1990
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Metro
Station status in service
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Blue Line
Green Line
toward Norwalk

Willowbrook Station is a major Los Angeles County Metro Rail station on the Blue Line and Green Line. The station, located at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Wilmington Avenue in Willowbrook, is a major transfer point for commuters.[1][2]

As a major transfer station, Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station also acts as a major bus hub, serving many bus routes operated by Metro and other regional/municipal transit agencies. The station also has park and ride facilities, including 975 parking spaces and 4 bike lockers. To the east of the station is the Metro Rail Operations Center, which is the dispatch hub for all Metro Rail trains.

The station is located in unincorporated Willowbrook, near the Los Angeles community of Watts. It is directly across the street from the Imperial Courts Housing Project, which is located within the City of Los Angeles. The Green Line platform for this station is located in the middle of the Century Freeway.

The station's official name memorializes Rosa Parks, an important African-American civil rights activist. The station was formerly known as Imperial/Wilmington.

Service[edit]

Metro Rail service[edit]

Blue Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[3]
Green Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[4]

Bus connections[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Upper level Westbound Green Line Green Line toward Redondo Beach (Avalon)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Green Line Green Line toward Norwalk (Long Beach Boulevard)
Mezzanine Ticket machines
Street level Ticket machines
Southbound Blue Line Blue Line toward Downtown Long Beach (Compton)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Blue Line Blue Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center (103rd Street/Watts Towers)
The Green Line platorm.

The Blue Line is on lower platform, and the Green Line is on the upper platform. The two levels are connected by stairs/escalators/elevators via a mezzanine. Ticket machines are located on street level and the mezzanine.

Neighborhood and destinations[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Willowbrook (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons