Redondo Beach station

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Redondo Beach  Green Line 
Redondo Beach Green Line Station 5.JPG
Station platforms.
Location 5301 Marine Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90278
Coordinates 33°53′41″N 118°22′09″W / 33.8947°N 118.3693°W / 33.8947; -118.3693Coordinates: 33°53′41″N 118°22′09″W / 33.8947°N 118.3693°W / 33.8947; -118.3693
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Green Line Green Line 
Platforms 1 center platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking 403 spaces
Bicycle facilities 12 bike rack spaces
5 bike lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
History
Opened August 12, 1995
Previous names Marine/Redondo (1995-2005)
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Terminus Green Line
toward Norwalk

Redondo Beach is an elevated light rail station on the Los Angeles County Metro Rail. It is served by the Green Line. Located on Marine Avenue in Redondo Beach, California, it is the western terminus of the Green Line.[1] The station platforms are situated above Marine Avenue. The original name for the station was Marine/Redondo which may still be in use in some places. The station was rebranded as Redondo Beach station in 2005, when the station signs were changed on the platform and on street level.

The Crenshaw/LAX Line will also serve this station once it's expanded to accommodate 3-car trains.

In popular culture[edit]

The station is notable for its appearance as the light rail station in the opening montage to the 1995 film Heat. The station also appeared in the closing moments of another film directed by Michael Mann, Collateral.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Eastbound Green Line Green Line toward Norwalk (Douglas)
Crenshaw/LAX Line Crenshaw/LAX Line (under construction) toward Expo/Crenshaw (Douglas)
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right
Eastbound Green Line Green Line toward Norwalk (Douglas)
Crenshaw/LAX Line Crenshaw/LAX Line (under construction) toward Expo/Crenshaw (Douglas)

Metro Rail service[edit]

Green Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[2]

Bus connections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green Line station information". Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  2. ^ "Green Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-25. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Redondo Beach (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons