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Old Posted Jan 17, 2022, 9:12 PM
jmecklenborg jmecklenborg is offline
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Originally Posted by craigs View Post
is a fully grade separated light rail line and, unsurprisingly, is the region's fastest ride.
It is mostly straight and has long distances between all of its stations. I seem to recall that the elevated section near Rodondo Beach ran quite a bit slower than the section in the middle of the freeway.

No matter - the green line is a total anomaly. It's a tertiary, ultra-low priority line that by an accident of history was built very early in the network's development.

The LA heavy rail subway has close stations and several curves below downtown LA that require relatively slow operation. The red line has two 90 degree curves outside of downtown. The purple line won't have any sharp curves outside of the shared downtown section, meaning the new Wilshire Blvd line might have a higher average speed than the existing red line outside of downtown.

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