Fullerton (Pacific Electric)

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Fullerton
Overview
Type Light rail
System Pacific Electric
Locale Los Angeles, the Gateway Cities and Orange County
Termini Downtown Los Angeles
Fullerton, California
Stations 40
Daily ridership 100,105 (last count)
Operation
Opened 1917
Closed 1938
Owner Southern Pacific Railroad
Rolling stock PE 220 Class (last used)
Technical
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Electrification Overhead lines
Route map

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B F G O Sierra Vista
Pacific Electric BuildingEdendale Local
H J R S
B F G O
several lines
U
Amoco
Santa Monica Air Line
Vernon Avenue
V
Slauson Junction
several lines
Dozier
Huntington ParkJ
Miles
Fruitland
Bell
Greening
Baker
Walkerterminus after 1930
Los Angeles River
Laguna
Gage
Rio Hondo
Rio Hondo
McCampbell
Downey RoadCalifornia 19.svg State Route 19
Rivera
Burke
San Gabriel River
Guirado
ATSF
Los Nietos
Whittier
Valla
Hazzard
Walnut Avenue
Adams
Bethel
Colima
Scott
Leffingwell
Toler
Des Moines
Leuhm
La Habra
Loan Junction
La Habra-Yorba Linda
Alta Mar
North Bastanchury
Bastanchury
South Bastanchury
Spadra Road
Harvard Avenue
Fullerton
ATSF

Fullerton was a line of the Pacific Electric Railway. The route, a later addition to the system, was not originally intended for passenger service unless a connection to Orange was completed. Despite this, the route was opened for service and closed down in 1938 due to low ridership.

List of Major Stations[edit]

Station Major Connections Date Opened Date Closed City
Fullerton
Pacific Electric Building Alhambra-San Gabriel, Annandale, Balboa, Hawthorne-El Segundo, La Habra-Yorba Linda, Long Beach, Monrovia-Glendora, Mount Lowe, Pasadena Short Line, Pasadena via Oak Knoll, Pomona, Redlands, Redondo via Gardena, Riverside-Rialto, San Pedro via Dominguez, San Pedro via Gardena, Santa Ana, Santa Monica Air Line, Sierra Madre, Soldiers' Home, South Pasadena Local, Upland-San Bernardino, Whittier, LAR Routes B, H, J, R, 7, and 8 1905 1961 Los Angeles
Amoco Balboa, Hawthorne-El Segundo, La Habra-Yorba Linda, Long Beach, Redondo via Gardena, San Pedro via Dominguez, San Pedro via Gardena, Santa Ana, Santa Monica Air Line, Soldiers' Home, Whittier 1902 1961
Slauson Junction Balboa, Hawthorne-El Segundo, La Habra-Yorba Linda, Long Beach, Redondo via Gardena, San Pedro via Dominguez, San Pedro via Gardena, Santa Ana, Whittier 1902 1961
Los Nietos La Habra-Yorba Linda, Whittier 1903 1941 Santa Fe Springs
La Habra La Habra-Yorba Linda 1911 1938 La Habra
Fullerton Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad 1917 1938 Fullerton