Facts and Figures

Operator LACMTA
System Type Metro
Year Opened 1993
# of Lines 2
# of Cars 102
Mileage 34 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 16
Power 3rd rail
Fare Media Tickets/POP
Website MTA
Data Date 2000
1st Visit 12/1995
Last Visit 5/2012
% Rode 100%

Los Angeles Transit

LA Subway

The subway may never see it original goals, but still provides a vital link in this region of the automobile. The stations, particularly on the newer North Hollywood extension are wonderful. Many have great artistic designs. The Subway is becoming a tourist attraction of it own. 

There are 2 lines. The Red Line starts at North Hollywood, joins the Purple line at Vermont for the run to Union Station. The Purple line starts at Wilshire/Western and runs to Union Station.

There are serious talk of extending the Wilshire branch towards Westwood or Santa Monica

It is a fun ride!

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Last Updated: 07/08/19


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