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103rd St/Watts Towers
A Line 
103rd Street/Watts Towers station platform in November 2015
General information
Location10100 Grandee Avenue
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates33°56′34″N 118°14′36″W / 33.9427°N 118.2432°W / 33.9427; -118.2432
Owned byLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Connections
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking62 spaces[1]
AccessibleYes
History
OpenedJuly 14, 1990; 33 years ago (1990-07-14)
RebuiltNovember 2, 2019[2]
Previous names103rd Street/Kenneth Hahn
Services
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
Willowbrook/Rosa Parks
toward Long Beach
A Line Firestone
Future services
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
Willowbrook/Rosa Parks
toward Long Beach
A Line Firestone
Location
Map

103rd Street/Watts Towers station is an at-grade light rail station on the A Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system. The station is located alongside the Union Pacific freight railroad's Wilmington Subdivision (the historic route of the Pacific Electric Railway), at its intersection with 103rd Street, after which the station is named, along with the nearby landmark Watts Towers in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.[3]

It is adjacent to the Watts Station, which historically served the Watts, Long Beach, and San Pedro lines of the Pacific Electric Railway.

Service

The LA Metro station, adjacent to the historic Watts Station

Station layout

Northbound A Line A Line toward APU/Citrus College (Firestone)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound A Line A Line toward Long Beach (Willowbrook/Rosa Parks)

Hours and frequency

A Line trains run every day between approximately 4:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Trains operate every 10 minutes during peak hours Monday through Friday, and every twelve minutes during the daytime on weekdays and all day on the weekends. Evening service (after 7 p.m.) is every 20 minutes.[4]

Connections

As of April 9, 2023, the following connections are available:[5]

Notable places nearby

The station is within walking distance of the following notable places:

References

  1. ^ "Metro Parking Lots by Line". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Archived from the original on August 10, 2020. Retrieved November 5, 2021.
  2. ^ Lozano, Carlos (November 2, 2019). "Metro rail service between Los Angeles and Long Beach reopens". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on March 19, 2022. Retrieved March 4, 2022.
  3. ^ "Metro Blue Line Connections" (PDF). Metro. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 25, 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2022.
  4. ^ "Metro A Line schedule". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. June 16, 2023. Retrieved June 12, 2023.
  5. ^ "A Line Timetable – Connections section" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 9, 2023. p. 2. Retrieved April 13, 2023.