Wilshire/La Brea - Purple Line
D Line 
Subway construction on Wilshire at La Brea 2019.jpg
Wilshire/La Brea station, currently under construction
General information
Location5300 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates34°3′45″N 118°20′40″W / 34.06250°N 118.34444°W / 34.06250; -118.34444Coordinates: 34°3′45″N 118°20′40″W / 34.06250°N 118.34444°W / 34.06250; -118.34444
Owned byMetro
Platforms1 island platform
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusunder construction
Opening2023; 1 year's time (2023)
Future services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Wilshire/Fairfax D Line Wilshire/Western

Wilshire/La Brea is an under-construction heavy-rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system and is slated to open in early 2023. It will be served by the D Line and will be the first station on that line west of Wilshire/Western station.[1][2][3]

Station layout

Currently under construction with a completion date of 2023. Station box dig out completed. TBM's launched here east to Wilshire/Western station. Then returned and launched west to Wilshire/Fairfax station.

One of two possible transfer stations with the Crenshaw Northern Extension Rail Project line to the Hollywood district under study, the other being Wilshire/Fairfax station.[4]



  1. ^ Boxley, Brittany. "Plans Announced to Extend the Purple Line". Annenberg TV News. November 13, 2012.
  2. ^ Brightwell, Eric. "Exploring the Planned Course of the Metro Purple Line Extension". KCET. August 28, 2012.
  3. ^ Braymer, Noel T. "LA Busy Building over 35 Miles of New Rail Transit over the Next 10 Years." RailPAC. December 8, 2012.
  4. ^ "Three routes recommended for further study on Crenshaw Northern Extension project". August 17, 2020.