Mariachi Plaza station

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Mariachi Plaza
Gold Line 
Mariachi Plaza Station LACMTA.jpg
Station entrance
Location 1831 E 1st St, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles
Coordinates 34°02′50″N 118°13′11″W / 34.0473°N 118.2198°W / 34.0473; -118.2198Coordinates: 34°02′50″N 118°13′11″W / 34.0473°N 118.2198°W / 34.0473; -118.2198
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Gold Line Gold Line 
Platforms 2 (1 center platform)
Tracks 2
Parking none
Bicycle facilities 12 bike rack spaces
8 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
Opened November 15, 2009 (2009-11-15)
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward Atlantic
Gold Line

Mariachi Plaza is a light rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located at the intersection of 1st Street and Boyle Avenue in Los Angeles' Boyle Heights District. The station is served by the Gold Line.[1] This station opened in 2009 as part of the Gold Line Eastside Extension.

Metro Rail service[edit]

Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily.[2]

Bus connections[edit]


The station entrance is located in Mariachi Plaza, after which the station is named. The plaza is the historic gateway to the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Eastern Los Angeles. At the intersection of East 1st Street and Boyle Avenue, the station is near Hollenbeck Park.[3]


Station layout[edit]

G Exit/entrance
B1 Faregates, Ticket machines
B2 (Platforms) Southbound Gold Line Gold Line toward Atlantic (Soto)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line Gold Line toward APU/Citrus College (Pico/Aliso)

Mariachi Plaza Station is one of two underground stations on the Eastside portion of the Gold Line (the other being Soto Station). There are two levels underground: a mezzanine with ticket machines and gates, and below that, an island platform with two tracks.


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