Category: Rail Operations_Planning_Construction

Metro Blue Line

The Metro Blue Line is a light-rail line in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail System. It follows a north-south route, connecting Downtown Los Angeles to Downtown Long Beach. The line is operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation…

METRO GREEN LINE

Norwalk-El Segundo Light Rail Transit Project. A 20-mile electric rail line constructed by the MTA mostly in the median of the I-105 freeway. It was opened for service August 12, 1995.

METRO RED LINE-SEGMENT 1

Segment 1 of the Metro Rail project constructed by the MTA from Union Station to Wilshire/Alvarado (now called Westlake/MacArthur Park) (4.4 miles). Operation began on January 30, 1993.

METRO RED LINE-SEGMENT 2

Segment 2 of the Metro Rail project will be constructed in two separate Segments. Segment 2A was completed July 13, 1996 and constructed from Wilshire/Alvarado (now called Westlake/MacArthur Park) to Wilshire/Western. Segment 2B is currently under construction from Wilshire/Vermont to…

METRO RED LINE-SEGMENT 3

Segment 3 of the Metro Rail project is the continuation of the Mainline from Hollywood/Vine to Lankershim Blvd./Chandler Blvd., and is scheduled to be in operation in the future (6.3 miles). Segment 3 also includes an East Los Angeles extension…

QUALITY CONTROL

The system used by a contractor to monitor, assess and adjust their production or placement processes to ensure that the final product will meet the specified level of quality. QC includes sampling, testing, inspection, and corrective action (where required) to…

SUBWAY

1. That portion of a transportation system that is constructed beneath the ground surface, regardless of its method of construction. 2. An underground rail rapid transit system or the tunnel through which it runs. 3. In local usage, sometimes used…