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Pacific Electric Railway (1901 – 1965)

History of Streetcars in Los Angeles

The last streetcar run through East Los Angeles on 1st Street was on March 30, 1963 – almost 46 years ago.  The Los Angeles Railway’s “P” (for Pico) Line ran from the Pico/Rimpau transit center, across Pico Boulevard (pre-freeway, one…

Pacific Electric Railway (1901-1965)

The Pacific Electric Railway, also known as the “Red Car” system, was a mass transit system in Southern California using streetcars, light rail, and buses. At its greatest extent, around 1925, the system interconnected cities in Los Angeles and Orange…