The Compton Station platform
|Location||275 Willowbrook Avenue
Compton, CA 90220
|Platforms||1 center platform|
|Bicycle facilities||6 bike rack spaces|
|Opened||July 14, 1990|
Compton is an at grade light rail station on the Los Angeles County Metro Blue Line. It has an island platform, and is located in the median of Willowbrook Avenue at Compton Boulevard roughly in the center of Compton, California. The station is located adjacent to the Renassiance Center Shopping Center.
|Platform||Southbound||← Blue Line toward Downtown Long Beach (Artesia)|
|Northbound||→ Blue Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center (Willowbrook/Rosa Parks) →|
Metro Rail service
Blue Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.
- Metro Local: 51, 55 (between 10 pm and 4 am), 60 (Late Night), 125, 127, 128, 202, 351
- Compton Renaissance Transit: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
- Gardena Transit: 3
Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center
On May 8, 2011 Metro and Compton City Officials opened the new Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center adjacent to the Metro Blue Line Compton Station. The new transit center has eight new bus bays and allows easy and safe access to the rail station. Metro Bus lines 51, 125, 127, 128, and 351 all stop at this facility. Metro Bus Line 60 stops in the early morning hours when the Metro Blue Line is not in service.
Neighborhood and destinations
- Compton High School
- Compton City Hall
- Martin Luther King Transit Center
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
- Compton/Woodley Airport
- Compton Town Center
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