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The '''Los Angeles Metro Rail''' system is a rail-based public transportation system serving Los Angeles County in southern California. Owned and operated by the [[Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority|LACMTA]], the Metro Rail network consists of the following lines:
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The '''Los Angeles Metro Rail''' system is a rail-based public transportation system serving Los Angeles County in southern California. Owned and operated by the [[Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority|LACMTA]].
  
*The '''Metro Red and Purple lines''', a subway line with two differentiated branches serving downtown Los Angeles as well as the Westside, Hollywood and North Hollywood districts of Los Angeles.
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==Lines==
*The '''Metro Blue Line''', a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the city of Long Beach.
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The Metro Rail network consists of the following lines:
*The '''Metro Green Line''', a light rail line from Redondo Beach with Norwalk.
 
*The '''Metro Gold Line''', a light rail line connecting East Los Angeles to the cities of Azusa, Pasadena and South Pasadena, via Los Angeles Union Station.
 
*The '''Metro Expo Line''', a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the cities of Santa Monica and Culver City.
 
  
==Metro Rail fleet==
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail A Line|A Line]] - a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the city of Long Beach.
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail Red Line|Red Line]] - a subway line connecting Union Station to North Hollywood.
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail Green Line|Green Line]] - a light rail line connecting Redondo Beach to Norwalk.
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail Purple Line|Purple Line]] - a subway line connecting Union Station to the Westside.
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail Gold Line|Gold Line]] - a light rail line connecting East Los Angeles to the cities of Azusa, Pasadena and South Pasadena, via Los Angeles Union Station.
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*The [[Los Angeles Metro Rail E Line|E Line]] - a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the cities of Santa Monica and Culver City.
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==Fleet==
 
===Active===
 
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Latest revision as of 00:49, 5 December 2019

The Los Angeles Metro Rail system is a rail-based public transportation system serving Los Angeles County in southern California. Owned and operated by the LACMTA.

Lines

The Metro Rail network consists of the following lines:

  • The A Line - a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the city of Long Beach.
  • The Red Line - a subway line connecting Union Station to North Hollywood.
  • The Green Line - a light rail line connecting Redondo Beach to Norwalk.
  • The Purple Line - a subway line connecting Union Station to the Westside.
  • The Gold Line - a light rail line connecting East Los Angeles to the cities of Azusa, Pasadena and South Pasadena, via Los Angeles Union Station.
  • The E Line - a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles to the cities of Santa Monica and Culver City.

Fleet

Active

Fleet numbers Quantity purchased Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Line(s) of operation Notes
154-168 14 Los Angeles Metro Rail 162-a.jpg 1994-1995 Nippon Sharyo P2020 Blue Line
Expo Line
  • The P2020s were purchased for the opening of the Metro Green Line in 1995, however they were reassigned to the Metro Blue Line in 2000 when the Siemens P2000s arrived for the Green Line. They are nearly identical to the P850 LRVs, in spite of the different model number.
201-250 50 Los Angeles Metro Rail 237-a.jpg 1996-1999 Siemens P2000 (SD460) Blue Line
Expo Line
Green Line
  • Car #243 was retired after a train/automobile accident on September 21, 2007.
301-302 2 Los Angeles Metro Rail 302-a.jpg 1996-1999 Siemens P2000 (SD460) Blue Line
Expo Line
  • These cars were originally intended for fully automated operation on the grade-separated Metro Green Line, however this is not possible on the at-grade Metro Gold Line.
  • Car 302 is currently painted all white with "Metro Rail" text, similar to car 105 on the Blue Line.
501-530 30 Los Angeles Metro Rail 503-a.jpg 1991-1992 Breda A650 Red Line
Purple Line
531-604 74 Los Angeles Metro Rail 593-a.jpg 1996-2000 Breda A650 Red Line
Purple Line
  • Cars 603 and 604 are in the current Metro Rail silver livery with "Metro Rail" text.
701-750 50 2006-2011 Ansaldobreda P2550 Gold Line
  • Intended to be able to operate on all LRT lines.
1001-1235 235 2014-2018 Kinkisharyo P3010 Blue Line
Crenshaw Line
Expo Line
Gold Line

On order

Fleet numbers Quantity purchased Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Line(s) of operation Notes
TBD 64 2020-2021 CRRC MA HR4000 Red Line
Purple Line

Retired

Fleet numbers Quantity purchased Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Line(s) of operation Notes
101-153 54 Los Angeles Metro Rail 120-.jpg

Los Angeles Metro Rail 105-a.jpg

1989-1990 Nippon Sharyo P850 Blue Line
Expo Line
  • Cars 109 and 148 are in silver Metro Rail livery, while most of the other cars are in the older Metro paint scheme.
  • Retired by September 2018
  • Replaced by P3010 LRVs

References