Red Line (Los Angeles Metro)
The Red Line is a heavy rail subway line running between Downtown Los Angeles via the districts of Hollywood and Mid-Wilshire to North Hollywood within Los Angeles where it connects with the Metroliner Orange line (bus rapid transit) service for stations to the Warner Center in Woodland Hills and Chatsworth.
The red line, which is one of six lines forming the Metro Rail rapid transportation system opened in stages between 1993 and 2000. It is the busiest line which, together with the Purple Line, caters for 179,000 daily weekday boardings (as of July 2011). It is operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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