LA Metro will open the Crenshaw rail line, called the K Line, on Oct. 7

Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks during a ceremony by the Los...

The long-awaited K Line rail system that would serve South LA, Crenshaw, Inglewood and Westchester will be opening to the public on Friday, Oct. 7, LA Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins announced on Thursday, Sept. 22.

After long delays, the 8.5-mile rail line, also known 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.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks during a ceremony by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to dedicate the K Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station, one of three Metro stations serving the City of Inglewood at the Metro Inglewood Station in Inglewood on Saturday, September 10, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to dedicate the K Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station, one of three Metro stations serving the City of Inglewood at the Metro Inglewood Station in Inglewood on Saturday, September 10, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO speaks as James T. Butts, Mayor of Inglewood looks on during a ceremony by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to dedicate the K Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station, one of three Metro stations serving the City of Inglewood at the Metro Inglewood Station in Inglewood on Saturday, September 10, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

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The line, which cost about $2 billion, runs from the intersection of Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards to the Westchester/Veterans station. The line is being extended to the Metro Green Line’s Aviation/LAX Station within the next few years.

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Source:: Los Angeles Daily News

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