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Metro Green Line to Suspend Weekend Service between Crenshaw and Redondo Beach Stations July 12 through Fall of 2019

Friday July 12, 2019

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will suspend weekend rail service on the Green Line between Crenshaw and Redondo Beach stations from July 12 through the Fall of 2019 to continue work to connect Green Line tracks with the new Crenshaw/LAX Line tracks.

Rail service suspension has been scheduled to begin every Friday at 9 p.m., with rail service resuming at the beginning of service every Monday morning until work is completed.  

Free Metro bus shuttles will replace rail service and run every 15 minutes between the Crenshaw and Redondo Beach stations. During the service suspension the following stations will not have rail service: Hawthorne/Lennox, Aviation/LAX, Mariposa, El Segundo, Douglas and Redondo Beach.

Regular Green Line rail service will remain between Norwalk and Crenshaw stations, where passengers will transfer to buses to continue their trip. Regular bus service at all closed stations will remain the same as usual.

The rail connection between the Green and the Crenshaw/LAX lines began construction last January when rail tracks were installed, followed by the installation of overhead power lines. The closures will allow Metro to begin testing rail systems software. The whole process may take more than 10 weekends.

Metro thanks riders for their patience as the agency prepares to open the Crenshaw/LAX Line in 2020. The Crenshaw/LAX Line is an 8.5-mile light rail line with eight new stations serving the Crenshaw, Inglewood, Westchester and LAX communities. An additional station is currently under construction at Aviation Boulevard and 96th Street where Crenshaw/LAX Line and Green Line riders will be able to transfer to the LAX Automated People Mover to access airport terminals. Both the Aviation/96th Station and the people mover are scheduled to open in 2023.

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