Blue Line (Los Angeles Metro)

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Metro Blue Line
LACMTA Circle Blue Line.svg
Metro Blue Line train at Willow Street station.
Metro Blue Line train heading to Long Beach arrives at Willow Street station.
Owner Metro Rail
Transit type Light rail
Line number 801
Number of stations 22
Daily ridership 73,930 (Dec. 2017; avg. weekday)[1]
Annual ridership 22,383,828 (2017)[1]
Website Blue Line
Began operation July 14, 1990; 28 years ago (July 14, 1990)
Operator(s) LAMetroLogo.svg Metro (LACMTA)
Character Mostly at-grade in private right-of-way, with some street-running, elevated and underground sections.
Number of vehicles Nippon Sharyo P2020
Siemens P2000
Kinkisharyo P3010
Train length 2–3 vehicles
System length 22.0 mi (35.4 km)[2]
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
(standard gauge)
Electrification 750 V DC overhead catenary
System map

Regional Connector
(under construction)
7th Street/Metro Center
Red Line Purple Line Expo Line Silver Line 
Expo Line Silver Line 
Expo Line 
Expo Line
to Downtown Santa Monica
Silver Line 
San Pedro
103rd Street/Watts Towers
Rosa Parks
Del Amo
Pacific Coast Highway
5th Street
1st Street
Downtown Long Beach
Handicapped/disabled access all stations accessible
Detailed diagram
showing all crossings
7th Street/Metro Center
Expo Line Silver Line Pico
Flower Street Tunnel
Flower Street
Red Line Purple Line Expo Line Silver Line 
Washington Boulevard
Silver Line 
San Pedro
Washington Boulevard
20th Street
24th Street
41st Street
Vernon Avenue
48th Place
55th Street
Slauson Avenue
60th Street
Gage Avenue
Florence Avenue
Nedeau Street
SR 42 (Firestone Boulevard)
92nd Street
Century Boulevard
103rd Street
103rd Street/Watts Towers
108th Street
Wilmington Avenue
Imperial Highway
Willowbrook/Rosa Parks
119th Street
124th Street
El Segundo Boulevard
130th Street
Stockwell Street
Rosecrans Avenue
Elm Street
Compton Boulevard
Myrrh Street
Alondra Boulevard
Greenleaf Boulevard
Artesia Boulevard
Manville Avenue
SR 47 (Alameda Street)
Santa Fe Avenue
Del Amo
Del Amo Boulevard
Division 11 Yard
Wardlow Road
Spring Street
Long Beach Blvd
Pacific Coast Highway
5th Street
Downtown Long Beach
1st Street

The Blue Line is a 22.0-mile (35.4 km) light rail line running north-south between Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, passing through Downtown Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, Watts, Willowbrook, Compton, Rancho Dominguez and Long Beach in Los Angeles County. It is one of six lines in the Metro Rail system. Opened in 1990, it is the system's oldest and second busiest line with an estimated 22.38 million boardings per year as of December 2017. It is operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

The Blue Line passes near the cities of Vernon, Huntington Park, South Gate, Lynwood, and Carson. The famous Watts Towers can be seen from the train near 103rd Street station. The under-construction Regional Connector would directly link this line to Union Station and beyond.

Service description[edit]

Map of the Blue Line, including the planned 2021 northern extension to Union Station via the Regional Connector. Dashed lines indicate Metro routes planned or under construction.


The Metro Blue Line runs between downtown Los Angeles and downtown Long Beach. The line is 22.0 miles (35.4 km) long, with 22 stations.[2] The line's northern terminus is 7th Street/Metro Center, from which it runs south along Flower Street, sharing tracks with the Expo Line. Passengers can connect to the Metro Silver Line bus rapid transit line at 7th Street/Metro Center and Pico stations. The two lines diverge at Flower Street and Washington Boulevard just south of downtown Los Angeles. Here the Blue Line turns east on Washington Boulevard before turning south on Long Beach Avenue to join the Pacific Electric four-track right-of-way to Willow Station which runs as far as Long Beach where the line follows Long Beach Boulevard to the Long Beach Transit Mall, which is a loop involving Long Beach Boulevard, 1st Street, Pacific Avenue and 8th Street. There are some elevated structures and stations south of downtown Los Angeles as well as a short tunneled section within downtown Los Angeles. The Blue Line connects with the Metro Green Line at Willowbrook station.

Hours of operation[edit]

Trains run between approximately 4:45 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. the following morning.[3] On Friday and Saturday evenings, trains are extended until 2:00 a.m. of the following morning. First and last train times are as follows:

To/From Long Beach

  • First Train to 7th Street/Metro Center: 4:46 a.m.
  • Last Train to 7th Street/Metro Center: 12:03 a.m. (2:07 a.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings)
  • First Train to Long Beach: 5:00 a.m.
  • Last Train to Long Beach: 1:01 a.m. (2:05 a.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings)

Of note, some trains operate at later or earlier times due to the Blue Line making the turnaround in Downtown Long Beach.


Trains on the Blue Line operate every six minutes during peak hours Monday through Friday.[4] They operate every twelve minutes during the daytime weekdays and all day on the weekends after approximately 9 a.m. (with a 15-minute headway early Saturday and Sunday mornings). Night service consists of ten-minute headways.

During peak hours, every other train serves only the stations between Willow and 7th Street/Metro Center to decrease the headway on that portion of the route. Willow was chosen because of its proximity to the Blue Line storage yard and because it is the last southbound station with a park-and-ride lot. In the evening rush hour, riders will see some trains destined to "Willow" and others to "Long Beach". Consequently, those riders destined to Long Beach must exit at Willow Station and wait for the next train which will terminate at Downtown Long Beach Station.


The Blue Line was projected to have a daily ridership of 5,000.[5] Within the first months of service, daily ridership had reached 12,000, and by the end of the first year of service, daily ridership was at 32,000.[5]

As of July 2011, Metro had estimated the Blue Line had over 90,000 average weekday boardings, and 26.26 million yearly boardings. As of October 2013, the Blue Line had an average weekday ridership of 88,095,[6][7] and Saturday and Sunday boardings of 60,339 and 46,897, respectively,[6] which would correspond to 28.48 million boardings per year.


Much of the current Blue Line follows the route of streetcar service operated by Pacific Electric Railway; service on the route ended in 1961. The current line opened on Saturday, July 14, 1990, at a cost of US$877 million.[2]; the next year it was extended to the Financial Distrct and Downtown Long Beach. An intended extension to Pasadena was scrapped after the 1998 county ballot was approved which banned the use of sales tax revenue for subway projects, preventing construction of a downtown light rail tunnel.[citation needed]

The line was originally operated by two-car trains, but proved more popular than expected and 19 platforms were lengthened to accommodate three-car trains in 2002-2003 at a cost of US $11 million.

Future developments[edit]

A six-year, $1.2 billion overhaul of the Blue Line is currently underway, having begun in late 2014. Tracks, power substations, and overhead wires were replaced and stations were renovated. Improvements to rolling stock include 78 new light rail vehicles for $739 million, and $130 million in upgrades to light rail cars in service.[8] Station upgrades were completed in July 2015.[9]

Regional Connector Transit Corridor (extension into Downtown Los Angeles)[edit]

Metro is currently constructing the Regional Connector, a light rail subway project in Downtown Los Angeles that will connect the Blue and Expo Lines to the Gold Line and allow a seamless one-seat ride between the Blue and Expo Lines' current terminus at 7th Street/Metro Center and Union Station. When this project is completed, Blue Line trains will be able to pass through Downtown Los Angeles to the City of Azusa. As noted above, this is the original vision for the Blue Line.

Currently, to reach Union Station, passengers must transfer to the Red or Purple line from 7th Street/Metro Center; yet, once the Regional Connector project is completed, the Blue Line will be able to travel to Azusa, while the Gold line will be able to travel to Santa Monica.

Colors for these new lines have not yet been officially announced, but it seems likely that the current Blue Line and the Pasadena/Foothill northern section of the Gold Line will become the new Blue Line, while the Expo Line and the Eastside leg of the Gold Line will become the new Gold Line. The groundbreaking for the construction of the Regional Connector Transit Corridor took place on September 30, 2014, and it is expected to be in public service by late 2021.

Blue Line Renovations project[edit]

Metro announced in March 2018 that it has prepared to begin renovation work along the entire route, starting in January 2019.[10] The renovation would be conducted in two phases: from January to May, the southern leg of the Blue Line (from Willowbrook/Rosa Parks to Downtown Long Beach) would be shut down, while the northern section (7th/Metro to Willowbrook/Rosa Parks) would remain operational. From May to September, the northern leg of the route would be shut down while work begins on the second phase of the project, with the southern portion resuming service starting in early May. As a result of the renovation, Metro would institute shuttle bus service to replicate the Blue Line route in each of the two phases: Willowbrook/Rosa Parks to Downtown Long Beach during phase one, Willowbrook/Rosa Parks to 7th Street/Metro Center during phase two. The Expo Line is also affected for the first 3 weeks of phase two between LATTC/Ortho Institute station and 7th Street/Metro Center.

The project would include replacement of rail tracks and overhead wiring, signal upgrades, refurbishment of aerial rail bridges (including the elevated platforms at the Slauson, Firestone, and Del Amo stations), and a complete rebuild of the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks station. The renovation is expected to be completed by the opening of the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which is scheduled to begin revenue service by October 2019.[11][12]

Blue Line Shuttle1.jpeg Blue Line Shuttle.jpeg

Current issues[edit]

Capacity limits[edit]

Blue Line train arriving at 7th Street Metro Center. LACMTA uses rolling stock interchangeably on the Expo and Blue Lines; this train departed minutes later on the Expo route.

The line often operates at capacity, and various options to increase capacity have been considered, such as four-car trains or more frequent trains. Both have problems: it would be difficult or impossible to lengthen some of the station platforms, and the number of trains already causes delays for other vehicles at level crossings. Thus it may not be possible to increase Blue Line ridership without an extremely expensive grade-separation project, either by elevation, by an entrenchment method similar to that used by the nearby Alameda Corridor freight rail "expressway", or by building another parallel transit corridor to relieve capacity strains from the Blue Line. When the Regional Connector project linking Blue and Expo Line tracks with the Gold Line tracks in Little Tokyo is completed, this may result in even more capacity problems, with ridership expected to grow even more once the connector is open for service.

Safety at level crossings[edit]

A Metro Blue Line train heading to Long Beach arrives at Willow Station.

Over 120 motorists and pedestrians have been killed at Blue Line level crossings since 1990 and there have been more than 800 collisions,[13][14] making the line easily the country's deadliest and most collision-prone rail line.[15]

Train at the Slauson station

In 1998, the MTA commissioned Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. to evaluate the cause of Blue Line collisions and recommend affordable solutions. The study reported the high ridership (over 70,000 per day) was a contributor:

"The MBL has one of the highest ridership counts for light rail lines in the Country. This factor is perhaps the most important contributor to the grade crossing accident rate. The high ridership results in increased pedestrian traffic near stations as compared to other light rail systems. In addition, although MTA Operations does not allow high passenger loads dictate safe operations, there is pressure to maintain travel times and headway schedule requirements (e.g., passenger trip from Los Angeles to Long Beach in less than one hour)."

Other identified contributing factors were the high local population density that leads to more pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the tracks, diverse varied socio-economic community around the line that creates literacy and language difficulties for public education campaigns, driver frustration due to the slow traffic speeds around the line that leads to more risk taking behavior, and the shared right-of-way with freight traffic in the fastest running section from Washington station to Willow station, where trains operate at a maximum of 55 mph (89 km/h) between stations.

The collision rate has declined somewhat following the installation of four-quadrant gates at some crossings where the Blue Line shares the right-of-way with freight rail between Washington station and Del Amo station. The gates prevent drivers from going around lowered gates. In addition, cameras along some problem intersections issue traffic tickets when drivers go around gates. Yet there are still many more collisions and deaths than on comparable lines.[citation needed] On May 9, 2006, a Blue Line train hit a car on Washington Blvd at San Pedro Street. On December 22, 2006, a Metro Blue Line train crashed into a fire truck. The fire truck was on its way to an emergency. On January 26, 2007, a 14-year-old boy named Lavert Baker, Jr. was killed on his way walking home from school by a Blue Line train that was carrying his closest sister.[16]

Recently, a Pedestrian Gate Project had broke ground on the Blue Line as part of the upgrade project for the Blue Line. This project can be found between Watts and Long Beach (Century Blvd - Spring Street)

Interior of a Nippon Sharyo train.The Metro Expo Line used these trains for Phase 1 service. The Metro Blue Line continued using these trains, but it also began using Siemens P2000 trains from the Metro Gold Line.
A Blue Line train in Long Beach, in 1990s livery.

Station listing[edit]

Metro Blue Line departing 1st Street Station.

The following is the complete list of stations, from north to south.

Station Connections/Notes Date opened City
7th Street/Metro Center  Red Line Metro Red Line
 Purple Line Metro Purple Line
 Expo Line Metro Expo Line
 Silver Line Metro Silver Line
Metro Local: 14, 16, 17 18, 20, 37, 51, 52, 53, 55, 60, 62, 66, 70, 71, 76, 78, 79, 81, 96, 316, 351, 355, 378
Metro Express: 442*, 460, 487, 489
Metro Rapid: 720, 760, 770
Antelope Valley Transit Authority: 785*
City of Santa Clarita Transit: 799*
Foothill Transit: 481*, 493*, 497*, 498*, 499*, 699*, Silver Streak
LADOT Commuter Express*: 409, 422, 423, 430, 431, 437, 438, 448, 534
LADOT DASH: A, B, C (weekdays only), DD (weekends only), E, F
Montebello Transit: 40, 50, 90*, 341*, 342*
Orange County Transportation Authority: 701*, 721*
Santa Monica Transit: 10
Torrance Transit: 4*

*Indicates commuter service that operates only during weekday rush hours.

February 15, 1991 Downtown Los Angeles
Pico  Expo Line Metro Expo Line
Metro Silver Line Silver Line 
Metro Local: 30, 81, 330, 442, 460
LADOT Commuter Express: 419, 422, 423, 438, 448
July 14, 1990
Grand/LATTC Metro Local: 14, 35, 37, 38, 55, 355, 603
LADOT DASH: D, Pico Union/Echo Park
July 14, 1990
San Pedro Street Metro Local: 51, 52, 351
LADOT DASH: E, King-East
Montebello Bus Lines: 50
July 14, 1990 Los Angeles (South Central)
Washington Montebello Bus Lines: 50 July 14, 1990
Vernon Metro Local: 105
Metro Rapid: 705
LADOT DASH: Pueblo Del Rio, Southeast
July 14, 1990
Slauson Metro Local: 108, 358
LADOT DASH: Pueblo Del Rio
July 14, 1990
Florence Metro Local: 102, 110, 111, 311, 611
LADOT DASH: Chesterfield Square
July 14, 1990 Florence-Graham
Firestone Metro Local: 55, 115, 254, 355 July 14, 1990
103rd Street/Watts Towers Metro Local: 117, 254, 612
July 14, 1990 Los Angeles (Watts)
Willowbrook  Green Line Metro Green Line
Metro Local: 55, 120, 202, 205, 355, 612
Gardena Transit: 5
Hahn's Trolley and Shuttle: 1, 2, 3
Lynwood Trolley Route: D
July 14, 1990 Willowbrook
Compton Metro Local: 51, 55*, 60* (Owl Service Only*), 125, 127, 128, 202, 351
Compton Renaissance Transit: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Gardena Transit: 3
Greyhound Lines
July 14, 1990 Compton
Artesia Metro Local: 60, 130, 202, 205, 260
Metro Rapid: 762
Long Beach Transit: 51, 52, 61
Compton Renaissance Transit: 5
Torrance Transit: 6
July 14, 1990
Del Amo Metro Local: 202
Carson Circuit Transit System: D, G
Long Beach Transit: 1, 191, 192
July 14, 1990 Carson
Wardlow Long Beach Transit: 131, 181, 182 July 14, 1990 Long Beach
Willow Street Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only)
Long Beach Transit: 51, 52, 101, 102, 103, 104
July 14, 1990
Pacific Coast Highway Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only)
Long Beach Transit: 1, 51, 52, 171, 172, 173, 174, 176ZAP
July 14, 1990
Anaheim Street Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only), 232
Long Beach Transit: 1, 45, 46, 51, 52
July 14, 1990
5th Street
(southbound only)
Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only), 232 September 1990
1st Street
(southbound only)
Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only), 232 September 1990
Downtown Long Beach
(northbound only)
Metro Local: 60 (Late Night/ Owl service only), 232
Long Beach Transit: 1, 21, 22, 46, 51, 52, 61, 71, 72, 81, 91, 92, 93, 94, 111, 112, 121, 151, 172, 173, 174, 181, 182, 191, 192, Passport
Commuter Express: 142
Torrance Transit: 3, R3
September 1990
Pacific Avenue
(northbound only)
Long Beach Transit: 1, 51, 52, 81, 91, 92, 93, 94, 172, 173, 174, 182 (151, 181, 191, 192 on nearby 3rd Street)

Torrance Transit : 3, R3

September 1990


Nippon Sharyo P865 train leaving Downtown Long Beach Station.

On Metro Rail Operations' internal timetables, the Blue Line is called line 801.

Maintenance facilities[edit]

The Blue Line is operated out of the Division 11 Yard (208th Street Yard) located at 4170 East 208th Street. This yard stores the fleet used on the Blue Line. It is also where heavy maintenance is done on the fleet. The Yard is located between Del Amo and Wardlow stations. Trains get to this yard via a wye junction on the southbound tracks. Northbound trains can enter and exit the yard via the cross tracks on the north and south side of the junction.

Rolling stock[edit]

A retiring Nippon Sharyo P865 restored back to its default livery

The Blue Line uses three different types of rolling stock from Nippon Sharyo, Siemens, and Kinkisharyo.

When the Blue Line first opened in 1990, the line had 54 Nippon Sharyo P865 cars (100-153). In 2000, Metro transferred 15 identical P2020s (154-168) from the Green Line to the Blue Line when the Green Line began using Siemens P2000 vehicles.[17] In 2012, Metro transferred P2000s from the Gold Line to the Blue Line fleet. In 2017, the Blue Line introduced new Kinkisharyo P3010s into service to replace the P865s.

Past livery was sky/light/dark blue and red lines on white, later changed to yellow stripes on white. In 2000, Cars 109 and 148 were painted red to celebrate an anniversary of the Pacific Electric Railway. These red-painted cars were repainted to a silver livery, similar to the AnsaldoBreda P2550 cars (701-750),[18] but in 2008, Cars 109 and 148 were repainted to match most of the fleet. Car 105 used a livery that is all white with black lettering, similar to Car 302. In August 2013, Car 148 debuted a new livery featuring "bold reflective yellow markings and white super-graphics overlaid onto painted cool greys … intended for the entire rail fleet."[19] This livery is currently used on the P3010s and was used on a select few P865s.

Cars 110, 130, and 120 were reverted to their original livery when the Blue Line first opened. They were used in an upcoming film, Captain Marvel, which is set in the 1990s. However, they still had modernized equipment such as the LED lights and the current Metro logo on the sides.

The Nippon Sharyo P865s were retired from service after 28 years. The retiring process lasted from mid-2017 to September 2018. Most of them have been scrapped, but Car 100 and Car 144 were preserved.[20]

Blue Line vehicles are maintained and stored at the Division 11 yard in Long Beach between Del Amo and Wardlow stations. This facility has capacity for storing and maintaining 86 light rail cars.


  • In September 13, 2008 a Blue Line train struck a Metro bus on one of the tracks; 15 people were injured. A mechanic was taking the bus on a test run and was not injured.[21] This incident happened only one week after the 2008 Chatsworth train collision in which 25 people died following a head-on collision between a Metrolink train and a freight train.
  • In November 2009 a woman was struck and killed by a train near the Willowbrook station.[citation needed]
  • In December 2009, a 65-year-old man was struck and killed by an oncoming train at the intersection of Long Beach Avenue and Vernon Avenue as the train was approaching Vernon station.[citation needed]
  • In January 2010, an automobile collided with a Blue Line train at Washington and Olive.[citation needed]
  • In July 2010, a Blue Line train which reportedly ran a red light struck a police cruiser on 16th Street & Long Beach Boulevard.[22]
  • In the same month eight people were injured, six of whom were aboard the bus when a Blue Line train collided with another Metro bus at Broadway and Washington Boulevard.[23]

In popular culture[edit]

  • At the opening of the Blue Line, an exclusive VHS tape starring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was given out for free. In it, the Turtles work to promote the new train line.[24]
  • In Training Day, as the 2 main characters are driving through South Central Los Angeles next to the Blue Line tracks, a train can be heard sounding off its horn right before it passes them in the opposite direction. Shortly afterwards, another Blue Line train can be seen on an elevated bridge.
  • In the 2003 remake of The Italian Job, the main characters drive their BMW Mini Coopers into the 7th Street / Metro Center station, standing in for the Hollywood/Highland Red Line Station, and are nearly hit by a Blue Line train. The character Lyle cuts all power to the station, stopping the trains.
  • In Heat, the movie opens with Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) getting off a train at Firestone station. A Blue Line train is also featured on the movie poster.
  • The final scene of Collateral takes place on the Blue Line, starting at 7th Street/Metro Center (Los Angeles Metro station) and then heading south.
  • In White Men Can't Jump, a Blue Line train can be seen.
  • In The Purge: Anarchy, the main characters attempt to elude roving gangs of marauders by descending into a Blue Line subway line entrance. While walking down the tracks in the subway tunnel they are pursued by marauders on dune buggies. The two groups exchange heavy gunfire and the pursuers are destroyed when one of the vehicles overturns and explodes in flame.[25]


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  4. ^ "Metro Bus & Rail System Map" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority. December 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
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  9. ^ Chen, Anna (July 22, 2015). "Station refurbishment work on the Blue Line completed". The Source. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
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  11. ^ "Significant Blue Line work coming in 2019". The Source. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  12. ^ Ubaldo, Jose (August 8, 2018). "Metro's $350 million investment in modernizing the Blue Line will begin in January 2019". The Source. Metro. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  13. ^ Nelson, Laura (March 28, 2015). "Metro light rail crash near USC renews debate on rail safety". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  14. ^ "Summary of Blue Line Train/Vehicle and Train/Pedestrian Accidents". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. June 2007.
  15. ^ "Light rail fatalities, 1990-2002". American Public Transportation Association. May 20, 2005. Retrieved May 12, 2010.
  16. ^ "Boy, 14, Killed by Train is Mourned". Los Angeles Times. January 26, 2007.
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 25, 2007. Retrieved October 22, 2007.
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  20. ^ "End of an era: the last P865 light rail car has been decommissioned". The Source. 2018-09-28. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  21. ^ "15 Injured When Metro Blue Line Train, Bus Collide". CBS2. September 19, 2008. Archived from the original on March 7, 2010. Retrieved April 8, 2010.
  22. ^ Weikel, Dan (July 10, 2010). "Blue Line train ran signal before hitting police car in Long Beach, videotapes show". Los Angeles Times.
  23. ^ "8 Hurt When Train, Bus Collide In Downtown L.A." CBS2. July 30, 2010. Archived from the original on August 1, 2010.
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External links[edit]

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