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103rd Street/Watts Towers
A Line 
103rd Street-Watts Towers station.jpg
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; -118.2432Coordinates: 33°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]
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedJuly 14, 1990; 32 years ago (1990-07-14)
RebuiltNovember 2, 2019[2]
Previous names103rd Street/Kenneth Hahn
Services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Willowbrook/Rosa Parks A Line Firestone
Future services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Willowbrook/Rosa Parks A Line Firestone
Location

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
The LA Metro station, adjacent to the historic Watts Station

Station layout

Northbound A Line A Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center (Firestone)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound A Line A Line toward Downtown Long Beach (Willowbrook/Rosa Parks)

Hours and frequency

A Line trains run every day between approximately 4:00 a.m. and 12:30 am. Trains operate every ten minutes during peak hours Monday through Friday, every twelve minutes during the daytime on weekdays and all day on the weekends after approximately 8 a.m. (with a 15/20-minute headway early Saturday and Sunday mornings). Night service is every 20 minutes.[4]

Connections

As of February 20, 2022, 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. Retrieved November 5, 2021.
  2. ^ Lozano, Carlos (November 2, 2019). "Metro rail service between Los Angeles and Long Beach reopens". Los Angeles Times. 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. September 12, 2021. Retrieved January 8, 2022.
  5. ^ "A Line Timetable - Connections section" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. February 20, 2022. p. 2. Retrieved March 3, 2022.