Sawtelle (Pacific Electric)

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Overview
Type Light rail
System Pacific Electric
Locale Los Angeles
Termini Pacific Electric Building
Santa Monica, California
Stations 17
Daily ridership 2,286,461 (last count)
Operation
Opened 1911
Closed 1940
Owner Southern Pacific Railroad
Technical
Line length 10.19
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Overhead lines
Route map

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Echo Park Avenue
Hill Street StationSubway Terminal
J R S
N
W
P 9
J 9
W
V
VineyardP
Venice Short Line
Rosemary
Geneseeterminus after 1940
Big Barn
Sherman Junction
Alpers
Venice via Hollywood
Beverly Hills
Country Club
Buenos Ayres
High Bridge
Wolfskill
Santa Monica and Sepulveda
Sawtelle
Westgate
30th Street
Cambridge
Durham
Westgate
Santa Monica
Santa Monica Air Line Venice Short Line

Sawtelle was a suburban line operated by the Pacific Electric Railway from 1911 to 1940. This line was one of four lines connecting Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica that did not run through Hollywood. This was the shortest route to Santa Monica, and as such had the highest ridership of any line in the system, with an all-time high of 2,644,512 in 1929.

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