Westwood/UCLA
D Line 
General information
LocationWilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California
Coordinates34°03′31″N 118°26′40″W / 34.05861°N 118.44444°W / 34.05861; -118.44444Coordinates: 34°03′31″N 118°26′40″W / 34.05861°N 118.44444°W / 34.05861; -118.44444
Owned byLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnder construction
History
Opening2027; 5 years' time (2027)
Future services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Westwood/VA Hospital
Terminus
D Line Century City/Constellation
Location

Westwood/UCLA Station is a planned heavy-rail subway station on the D Line of the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.[1] The station will be located under Wilshire Boulevard between Veteran Avenue and Westwood Boulevard, with the main station entrance to the west of Gayley Avenue. Other entrances will be located on the north and south sides of Wilshire Boulevard and the west side of Westwood Boulevard.[2]

The station is currently under construction, part of phase 3 of the Purple Line Extension project, with contractors hired in 2019.[3] The station is slated to open along with Westwood/VA Hospital station in 2027.[4] The Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor is planned to connect to the D Line at this station.

Attractions

Nearby destinations include the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the neighborhood of Westwood.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Purple Line Extension". www.metro.net. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  2. ^ a b "Purple Line Extension Transit Project Section 3 - Fact Sheet – Station Locations" (PDF). Metro Los Angeles. Winter 2019. Retrieved 29 February 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Metro hires a contractor to build the Purple Line subway to West L.A." Los Angeles Times. 2019-05-23. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  4. ^ "Metro secures $1.3 billion to finish the Purple Line subway to West L.A." Los Angeles Times. 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2020-02-29.