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Del Mar
Gold Line 
Gold Line train at Del Mar station, July 18, 2013.jpg
Gold Line train at Del Mar station in 2013
Location230 S Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, California
Coordinates 34°08′33″N 118°08′56″W / 34.1426°N 118.1488°W / 34.1426; -118.1488
DEL MAR STATION Latitude and Longitude:

34°08′33″N 118°08′56″W / 34.1426°N 118.1488°W / 34.1426; -118.1488
Owned byMetro
Line(s) Gold Line  Gold Line 
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Parking610 paid reserved spaces
Bicycle facilities6 bike rack spaces
20 bike rack spaces (inside monitored bike room)
Disabled accessYes
ArchitectMoule and Polyzoides
History
Openedc. January 1, 1911; 107 years ago (January 1, 1911)
RebuiltJuly 26, 2003; 15 years ago (July 26, 2003)
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward  Atlantic
Gold Line
Former services (Pasadena station)
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Terminus
Southwest Chief
1984-1994
toward  Chicago
Southwest Limited
1974-1984
Super Chief
1971-1974
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe
toward  Los Angeles
Main Line
Via Pomona

Del Mar is an at-grade light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located off of Del Mar Boulevard between Raymond Avenue and Arroyo Parkway in Pasadena, California. The station is served by the Gold Line [1] and is situated next to the historic Pasadena Amtrak/Santa Fe Depot building. [2]

This station features station art called Kinetic Energy, created by artist Ries Niemi. This station has a parking lot with 290 reserved paid parking spaces and an open bike room with 26 bike spaces. As of 2015, the bike room has not been well-maintained, however, and many of the racks are damaged or broken. [3]

Situated on the southern edge of Old Town Pasadena, Del Mar Station features the original Pasadena Santa Fe Depot and is home to many condos and apartments.

It is one of the Gold Line stations near the Rose Parade route on Colorado Boulevard and is heavily used by people coming to see the parade and UCLA Football games at the Rose Bowl. [4] During the 2028 Summer Olympics, the station will serve spectators traveling to and from the Rose Bowl. [5]

Station layout

Platform Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Gold Line  Gold Line toward Atlantic ( Fillmore)
Northbound Gold Line  Gold Line toward APU/Citrus College ( Memorial Park)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Metro Rail service

Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily. [6]

Landmarks

Bus connections

See also

References

  1. ^ Station Description Metro Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  2. ^ Rasmussen, Cecilia (July 13, 2003). "Pasadena's Gold Line Will Travel a History-Laden Route". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Weekend Links: Deplorable Gold Line bike locker, distracted beach biking, and a 17-mile non-CicLAvia ciclovía". Retrieved 2016-03-09.
  4. ^ Riding Metro on New Year's Day Retrieved 2014-09-21.
  5. ^ http://la24-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/pdf/LA2024-canditature-part2_english.pdf
  6. ^ "Gold Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10.

External links

Media related to Del Mar (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons