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Metro Gold Line train



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Union Station (Gold Line stop and Amtrack terminal)
Location: 801 N. Vignes St., L.A.
Schedule:
All metro lines run every 15 minutes during daytime.
Parking:
Paid parking at nearby private parking lots

No longer do glamorous movie stars and their entourages step out of limousines and sweep through Union Station to trains for East Coast destinations. That era is gone but even today the beauty of the station remains.

Union Station Los Angeles California

Union Station is, in fact, a work of art as well as the hub for the rail transportation in greater Los Angeles.  Both Amtrack and Metro trains, as well as a fseveral bus lines, begin and end here.

 

  Interior of Union Station Los Angeles Everywhere you turn in Union Station there are examples of beautiful craftsmanship and elegant design--from the coffered ceiling to the tile floors.

Tiles at Union Station
Step outside into the spacious patios which surround Union Station and you will see the old California tiles on fountains and benches.  The tiles throughout the building are original, with one exception: the new Gold Line mural.


Tile mural at Gold Line Union Station
The new tile mural of the mountains to the east of Los Angeles was added to the corridor leading up to Platform 2 when the Gold Line began to run into Union Station.






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Other sights to see on this website:
Bradbury Building detail chinatown los angeles california La Placita Church Olvera Street
See the amazing Bradbury building where the movie 'Blade Runner' was filmed. Visit Chinatown from the Gold Line station and see this colorful neighborhood. Preview historic Olvera Street just across from Union Station.

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