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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

As work on the Expo Line continues, Culver City and La Cienega/Jefferson Stations will be closed due to maintenance work in this area in preparation for the future opening of Expo Phase 2 in 2016.

Starting Friday, August 28th until Monday, August 31st, these two stations will be closed from 9PM until 4:30AM only.

In place of train service, bus shuttles will be available with stops between Culver City and La Cienega/Jefferson Stations.

Train service will continue between La Cienega/Jefferson Station and downtown Los Angeles.


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Posted by Steve Hymon on September 3, 2015 9:00 am
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Recap: Metro takes riders to FYF Fest
Posted by Joseph Lemon on August 24, 2015 4:07 pm
Tens of thousands packed Expo Park for this weekend’s FYF Fest to see performances by Kanye West, Bloc Party, FKA Twigs and more. Metro provided late night rail service for festival-goers ...
Metro Rail Service Advisories, Aug 24 to 30
Posted by Lexi Hinton on August 24, 2015 12:31 pm
Attention Gold Line Customers: Good news! The midday maintenance work scheduled the last few months from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. has been cancelled this week. This means starting today, Aug 24 through ...
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Posted by Anna Chen on August 18, 2015 4:11 pm
Are you going to FYF Fest? The list of performers include Kanye West, Morrissey, FKA Twigs, Solange and more, and they’ll be taking over the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena and Expo Park this ...
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