Manchester station (Los Angeles Metro)

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Manchester Silver Line 
Manchester Metro Silver Line Station 02.JPG
Manchester Silver Line station
Location 452 1/2 W Manchester Ave
Coordinates 33°57′35″N 118°16′51″W / 33.95974°N 118.28083°W / 33.95974; -118.28083
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Silver Line Silver Line 
Platforms 2 Island platforms
Construction
Parking 127 "Park and Ride" lot spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
History
Opened June 1996; Re-branded as a Metro Silver Line station on December 13, 2009; 7 years ago (December 13, 2009).
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Busway   Following station
Silver Line
toward El Monte

Manchester is a bus rapid transit Metro Silver Line transitway station on the Harbor Transitway/I-110 at its overcrossing of Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles. The station was re-branded as a station for the Metro Silver Line when the line began service on December 13, 2009. The station is managed by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Firestone Station of the Metro Blue Line is located around 3 miles east of the station (at the intersection of Firestone Blvd. and Graham Avenue).

Layout[edit]

 Silver Line toward El Monte (Slauson)
 Silver Line toward Harbor Gateway Transit Center/Pacific/21th Street (Harbor Freeway)

The station has two side platforms in the median of the Interstate 110 (Harbor Freeway). The platforms can be accessed using elevators and lifts from Manchester Avenue below the freeway. This station has two parking lots, one or each side of the freeway with a total of 127 spaces. The entrance to the station is provided by stairs and elevators under the freeway. Metro Local line 115 stops directly below the station at the street level (Manchester Avenue). On September 6, 2011, the new stop located directly below the Manchester Silver Line station opened for Metro Local line: 115. The new stop is only for eastbound passengers. A westbound stop for lines 115 was not constructed. The station was upgraded with improved lighting in December 2010. CCTV and next bus trip arrival television screens were added onto the station in December 2012 and the monitors became activated on June 2013.

Services[edit]

Metro Silver Line Silver Line 

Metro Silver Line buses stop at the station on the busway/freeway level which can be accessed by elevators and stairs. Metro Silver Line service hours are approximately from 4:15 AM until 1:45 AM Monday- Friday & 5:00 A.M.- 1:45 A.M. Saturdays/ Sundays & Holidays.

Other transitway Services

These services stop on the same level as the Metro Silver Line (busway/freeway level). Metro Express: 460, 550 (Weekdays Rush Hour AM & PM peak periods only)

Services from Manchester Avenue

Nearby destinations[edit]

  • KIPP Empower Academy
  • Manchester Elementary School
  • Bank of America
  • Public Storage
  • Western Dental
  • Subway
  • Winchell's
  • Tam's Burgers
  • Church's Chicken
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

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