C Line 
C Line train departs Vermont/Athens station
General information
Location11603 South Vermont Avenue
Athens, California
Coordinates33°55′43″N 118°17′30″W / 33.9287°N 118.2918°W / 33.9287; -118.2918
Owned byLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Structure typeFreeway median, below-grade
Parking155 spaces[1]
OpenedAugust 12, 1995; 28 years ago (1995-08-12)
Previous namesVermont Ave/I-105[2]
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
Crenshaw C Line Harbor Freeway
toward Norwalk
Future services
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
Crenshaw C Line
Harbor Freeway
toward Norwalk
Former services
Preceding station Pacific Electric Following station
Strawberry Park
towards San Pedro
San Pedro via Gardena Forest
Strawberry Park
towards Clifton
Redondo Beach via Gardena
towards Clifton
Hawthorne–El Nido
Preceding station Los Angeles Railway Following station
Terminus F Vermont and 108th

Vermont/Athens station is a below-grade light rail station on the C Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system. It is located in the median of Interstate 105 (Century Freeway), below Vermont Avenue, after which the station is named along with the Athens community where it is located.

The original name for the station was Vermont Ave/I-105, but was later simplified and its location in Athens clarified, with a change to Vermont/Athens.

This station is expected to be a stop along the Vermont Transit Corridor when that service commences.


Station layout

G Street level Entrance/Exit, faregates, ticket machines, park and ride
Platform Westbound  C Line toward Redondo Beach (Crenshaw)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound  C Line toward Norwalk (Harbor Freeway)

Hours and frequency

C Line service hours are approximately from 4:00 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. daily. Trains operate every 10 minutes throughout the day. Night and early morning weekend service is every 20 minutes.[3]


As of December 10, 2023, the following connections are available:[4]


The site is approximately the former Delta station on the San Pedro via Gardena Line of the Pacific Electric. It was also the southern terminus of the Los Angeles Railway F Line, allowing interchanges between the two systems. Pacific Electric service ended in 1940, while the F Line ran until 1955.


  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. ^ Allah, Salaam (July 2, 2004). "Image showing Vermont Ave/I-105 sign". Archived from the original on November 13, 2021. Retrieved November 13, 2021.
  3. ^ "Metro C Line schedule". December 10, 2023. Retrieved December 25, 2023.
  4. ^ "C Line Timetable – Connections section" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. December 10, 2023. p. 2. Retrieved December 26, 2023.

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