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The Metro Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between. With 10 new stations serving USC, Expo Park, and diverse LA neighborhoods such as Culver City, the Crenshaw District and Downtown LA, the Metro Rail system will expand to 80 stations and over 87 miles of rail to destinations across LA County.

Metro Expo Line features include:

  • 8.6 miles long
  • Directly connects to the existing 70-station Metro Rail system
  • Estimated ride time between Downtown LA and Culver City: less than 30 minutes
  • Ten new stations, three of which are aerial
  • New public artworks at stations
  • 5.9 miles of new bike lanes
  • Start of construction: 2006
  • Grand opening: April 28, 2012
  • Powered electrically with overhead catenary wires

Connecting Bus/Rail Service

The Expo Line expands the Metro Rail system to 80 stations across LA County. Connections to Metro bus and Metro Rail provide service to Hollywood, Koreatown, Pasadena, Long Beach, LAX (via a connecting free shuttle) and more.

Use the Trip Planner to find the best route. You can view the Metro Expo Line timetable (PDF format) online as well.

7th St/Metro Center

  • Metro Rail: Red/Purple Lines, Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 14, 20, 37, 51/52/352, 60, 66, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 81, 96, 450, 460, 487/489, 760, 770, Silver Line
  • Destinations: FIDM, LA Central Library, Macy’s Plaza, The Standard

Pico

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 30, 81, 330, 442, 460, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Convention Center, L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center

23rd Street

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 37, 38, 55/355, 81, 442, 450, 460, 603, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Trade Technical College, Mount St. Mary’s College

Jefferson/USC

  • Metro Bus: 38, 81, 102, 200, 442
  • Destinations: Flagship Theatres University Village 3, Galen Center, USC

Expo Park/USC

  • Metro Bus: 81, 102, 200, 442, 460, 550, Silver Line
  • Destinations: California African American Museum, California Science Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC

Expo/Vermont

  • Metro Bus: 102, 204, 550, 754
  • Destinations: Los Angeles Swimming Stadium, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, USC

Expo/Western

  • Metro Bus: 102, 207, 757
  • Destinations: James A. Foshay Learning Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

Expo/Crenshaw

  • Metro Bus: 210, 710, 740
  • Destinations: The Kobbler King, Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Farmdale

  • Metro Bus: 38
  • Destinations: Dorsey High School, Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

Expo/La Brea

  • Metro Bus: 38, 212/312
  • Destinations: Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

La Cienega/Jefferson

  • Metro Bus: 38, 105, 217, 705
  • Destinations: Target, West LA College

Culver City

  • Metro Bus: 33, 220, 534, 733
  • Destinations: Father’s Office, Pacific Theatres Culver Stadium 12, Royal/T Café


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Tunnel boring machine for Crenshaw/LAX Line on the way from Rotterdam
Posted by Anna Chen on September 30, 2014 1:11 pm
Photos courtesy of Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors The above photos were taken in Rotterdam, where parts for the tunnel boring machine for the Crenshaw/LAX Line were recently loaded on the ship ...
Ground is broken for Regional Connector project to link Blue, Expo and Gold Lines
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 30, 2014 9:30 am
The official groundbreaking for the $1.42-billion Regional Connector project is being held this morning in Little Tokyo. The 1.9-mile underground light rail line will link the ...
Transportation headlines, Friday, September 25
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 26, 2014 1:12 pm
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Go Metro Weekends, Sept 26 – 28
Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on September 26, 2014 8:02 am
Feast of San Gennaro is happening this weekend, don’t miss the cheesy, tomato sauced goodness! Photo: Feast of LA Official Facebook Friday From the mystical land of Shaolin…or rather ...
Listen to Metro’s Social Media Week panel on how Metro uses social media to connect with riders
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 25, 2014 12:35 pm
https://lametthesource.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/social-media-event.mp3 First, a big thank you to our panelists and everyone who attended yesterday’s “Metro Moves Forward: ...
Metrolink runs USC Football Express from The OC for Saturday’s game versus Beavers
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 25, 2014 10:16 am
USC (2-1) fans hope the Beavers (3-0) don’t chop down what’s left of their college football playoff hopes after the devastating loss to Boston College earlier this season. Photo by Mark ...
Transportation headlines, Wednesday, September 24
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 24, 2014 10:04 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
New episode of Metro Motion: L.A. Mayor Garcetti shares his vision for better mobility
Posted by Kim Upton on September 23, 2014 2:18 pm
In the newest edition of Metro Motion, Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti explains why he thinks a regional approach to traffic management and business is the best way to lead us ...
Upcoming Service Advisory: Expo Line to run every 20-30 minutes this weekend for station work
Posted by Lily Allen on September 19, 2014 4:25 pm
Update: The work planned for this Saturday, September 20 will also take place this Sunday, September 21. As on Saturday, Expo Line trains will run every 20-30 minutes until close of service, with ...
Full closure of parts of Crenshaw Boulevard this weekend for Crenshaw/LAX Line construction
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 19, 2014 4:24 pm
Three releases from Metro: Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Two Weekends to Complete Walls for Underground Crenshaw/Expo Station Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors will close Crenshaw Boulevard ...

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