N-WEST 9th and SANTA FE STATION LINE (1920-1932)

 

Formed from the W. 9th Street section of the West 9th and Brooklyn Avenue Line and the Santa Fe Station end of the West Pico and Santa Fe Station Line.

 

ROUTE: From W. 8th Street and Harvard Boulevard, east on 8th to Vermont Avenue, south on Vermont to W. 9th Street. East on 9th to Spring Street, north on Spring to W. 2nd Street, southeast on 2nd and Traction Avenue to E. 3rd Street. East on 3rd to Santa Fe Avenue, north on Santa Fe to E. 2nd Street at the Santa Fe Station.

 

JUNE 20, 1926: Extended west on W. 8th Street from Harvard to Western Avenue.

 

JULY 3, 1932: Rerouted to the Civic Center and renamed N-West 9th and Civic Center Line. Service to Santa Fe Station take over by new 8 and 9-Lines.

 

N-WEST 9th AND CIVIC CENTER LINE (1932-1939)

 

Formed mostly from the West 9th and Santa Fe Station Line. Opened for service June 12, 1932.

 

ROUTE: From W. 8th Street and Western Avenue, east on 8th to Vermont Avenue, south on Vermont to W. 9th Street, east on 9th to Spring Street, north on Spring to Temple Street.

 

JULY 3, 1932: Extended north on Spring Street from Temple to Sunset Boulevard.

 

MAY 3, 1939: Rerouted to the new Union Passenger Terminal and renamed the N-West 9th and Union Station Line.

 

N-WEST 9th and UNION STATION LINE (1939-1946)

 

Formed from the N-West 9th and Civic Center Line, service begun May 3, 1939.

 

ROUTE: From W. 8th and Western Avenue, east to Vermont Avenue, south to W. 9th, east to Spring Street north on Spring to W. 1st Street, east on 1st to Main Street. north on Main to Macy Street, east on Macy to the Union Station Loop at Alameda and Macy Streets.

 

JUNE 30, 1946: Rerouted back to Sunset Boulevard and Spring Street and again named the N-West 9th and Civic Center Line.

 

N-WEST 9th and CIVIC CENTER LINE (1946-1950)

 

Formed from the West 9th and Union Station Line, service begun June 30, 1946.

 

ROUTE: From W. 8th and Western, east to Vermont, north to 9th, east to Spring Street, north on Spring to Sunset Boulevard.

 

SEPTEMBER 12, 1948: Due to building the Hollywood Freeway, cut back from Sunset to Temple and Spring Streets.

 

JULY 17, 1946: Freeway construction completed; end of line returned to Sunset and Spring Streets.

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 1950: Rail service abandoned except on W. 8th from Vermont Avenue to Western Avenue, which was made part of the S-Line.