Mariachi Plaza station Article

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Mariachi Plaza
Gold Line 
Mariachi Plaza Station LACMTA.jpg
Station entrance
Location1831 E 1st St, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles
Coordinates 34°02′50″N 118°13′11″W / 34.0473°N 118.2198°W / 34.0473; -118.2198
MARIACHI PLAZA STATION Latitude and Longitude:

34°02′50″N 118°13′11″W / 34.0473°N 118.2198°W / 34.0473; -118.2198
Owned byMetro
Line(s) Gold Line  Gold Line 
Platforms2 (1 center platform)
Tracks2
Construction
Parkingnone
Bicycle facilities12 bike rack spaces
8 lockers
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusin service
History
OpenedNovember 15, 2009; 9 years ago (2009-11-15)
Previous namesMariachi Plaza/Boyle Heights
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward  Atlantic
Gold Line

Mariachi Plaza is a light rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located at the intersection of 1st Street and Boyle Avenue in Los Angeles' Boyle Heights District. The station is served by the Gold Line. [1] This station opened in 2009 as part of the Gold Line Eastside Extension.

Metro Rail service

Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily. [2]

Bus connections

Location

The station entrance is located in Mariachi Plaza, after which the station is named. The plaza is the historic gateway to the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Eastern Los Angeles. At the intersection of East 1st Street and Boyle Avenue, the station is near Hollenbeck Park. [3]

Attractions

Station layout

G Exit/entrance
B1 Faregates, Ticket machines
B2 (Platforms) Southbound Gold Line  Gold Line toward Atlantic ( Soto)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line  Gold Line toward APU/Citrus College ( Pico/Aliso)

Mariachi Plaza Station is one of two underground stations on the Eastside portion of the Gold Line (the other being Soto Station). There are two levels underground: a mezzanine with ticket machines and gates, and below that, an island platform with two tracks.

References

  1. ^ "Gold Line station information".
  2. ^ "Gold Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  3. ^ Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension destination map LACMTA Retrieved 2009-10-10

External links