Fullerton (Pacific Electric)

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Fullerton
Overview
TypeLight rail
SystemPacific Electric Pacific Electric
LocaleLos Angeles, the Gateway Cities and Orange County
TerminiDowntown Los Angeles
Fullerton, California
Stations40
Daily ridership100,105 (last count)
Operation
Opened1917
Closed1938
OwnerSouthern Pacific Railroad
Operator(s)Pacific Electric Pacific Electric
Rolling stockPE 220 Class (last used)
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
ElectrificationOverhead lines
Route map

 B   F   G   O 
Pacific Electric Building
Edendale Local
 H   J   R   S 
 B   F   G   O 
multiple
lines
 U 
Amoco
Vernon Avenue
 V 
Slauson Junction
multiple
lines
Dozier
Huntington Park
 J 
Miles
Fruitland
Bell
Greening
Baker
Walker
terminus
after 1930
Laguna
Gage
Rio Hondo
McCampbell
Downey Road
Rivera
Burke
Guirado
Los Nietos
Valla
Hazzard
Walnut Avenue
Adams
Bethel
Colima
Scott
Leffingwell
Toler
Des Moines
Leuhm
La Habra
Loan Junction
Alta Mar
North Bastanchury
Bastanchury
South Bastanchury
Spadra Road
Harvard Avenue
Fullerton

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
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, LARy 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