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Compton (LACMTA Station)

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The Compton Station platform
Station statistics
Address 275 Willowbrook Avenue, Compton

33°53′51″N 118°13′28″W / 33.8974°N 118.2245°W / 33.8974; -118.2245

Line(s) Blue Line Blue Line
Platforms 1 center platform
Tracks 2
Parking 40 spaces
Bicycle facilities 6 bike rack spaces
Other information
Opened July 14, 1990
Owned by Metro
Station status in service
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward Long Beach Transit Mall
Blue Line

Compton is a station on the Los Angeles County Metro Blue Line.[1] It has an island platform, and is located in the median of Willowbrook Avenue at Compton Boulevard roughly in the center of Compton, California. The station is located adjacent to the Renassiance Center Shopping Center.


Metro Rail service

Blue Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[2]

Bus connections

  • Metro Local: 51, 55 (between 10 pm and 4 am), 60 (Late Night), 125, 127, 128, 202
  • Compton Renaissance Transit: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Gardena Transit: 3

Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center

On May 8, 2011 Metro and Compton City Officials opened the new Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center adjacent to the Metro Blue Line Compton Station. The new transit center has eight new bus bays and allows easy and safe access to the rail station. Metro Bus lines 51, 125, 127 and 128 all stop at this facility. Metro Bus Line 60 stops in the early morning hours when the Metro Blue Line is not in service.

Neighborhood and destinations


External links

  • Metro website
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