The long-awaited K Line rail system that will serve South LA, Crenshaw, Inglewood and Westchester will be opening to the public on Friday, Oct. 7, LA Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins introduced on Thursday, Sept. 22.
After lengthy delays, the 8.5-mile rail line, also referred to as the Crenshaw/Inglewood/LAX subway/light-rail line will open with service at the following seven stations: Expo/Crenshaw, Martin Luther King Jr., Leimert Park, Hyde Park, Fairview Heights, Downtown Inglewood and Westchester/Veterans.
The line, which value about $2 billion, runs from the intersection of Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards to the Westchester/Veterans station. The line is being prolonged to the Metro Green Line’s Aviation/LAX Station inside the subsequent few years.
Metro’s K Line subway doesn’t embody (*7*) that will take airline passengers to and from LAX, which is presently below development and is anticipated to be prepared in 2023. The K Line will hook up with the new LAX/Metro Transit Center Station, the Aviation/Century Station and the Metro C Line (Green) by 2024.
Free rides are being supplied on LA Metro’s whole bus and rail system from midday, Friday, Oct. 7 to the shut of service on Sunday, Oct. 9, Wiggins introduced.
Metro officers and different VIPs will reduce the ribbon on the K Line at the Leimert Park station at midday.