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A Line 
Washington station platform
General information
Location1945 Long Beach Avenue
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates34°01′13″N 118°14′35″W / 34.0204°N 118.2431°W / 34.0204; -118.2431
Owned byLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Platforms1 island platform
ConnectionsMontebello Bus Lines
Structure typeAt-grade
OpenedJuly 14, 1990; 33 years ago (1990-07-14)
RebuiltNovember 2, 2019[1]
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
San Pedro Street A Line Vernon
toward Long Beach

Washington station is an at-grade light rail station on the A Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system. The station is located in the center median of Long Beach Avenue (the historic route of the Pacific Electric Railway and shared with the Union Pacific freight railroad's Wilmington Subdivision) at its intersection with Washington Boulevard, in South Los Angeles.[2]

At this station, the A Line changes from the roughly northwest-to-southeast direction down the center of Washington Boulevard to the north–south direction down the center median of Long Beach Avenue.


Station layout

Northbound A Line A Line toward APU/Citrus College (San Pedro Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound A Line A Line toward Long Beach (Vernon)

Hours and frequency

A Line service hours are from approximately 4:30 a.m. and 11:45 p.m daily. Trains operate every 8 minutes during peak hours, Monday through Friday. During weekday midday and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., trains run every 10 minutes. Night and early morning service is approximately every 20 minutes every day.[3]


As of April 9, 2023, the following connections are available:[4]

Notable places nearby

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


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Metro Blue Line Connections" (PDF). Metro. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 25, 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2022.
  3. ^ "Metro A Line schedule". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. December 10, 2023. Retrieved December 25, 2023.
  4. ^ "A Line Timetable – Connections section" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 9, 2023. p. 2. Retrieved April 13, 2023.