Infographic: Foothill Operations Campus by the numbers



Quick reminder: there is a public open house and dedication tomorrow for the new Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia. In the meantime, some relevant numbers above. And the invitation to the event is below.



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  1. I went and was extremely pleased by the size of the crowd still there at 11:30 and later.

    • Metro hasn’t said anything yet AFAIK, but in the short term they may use it for overnight layovers of trains ending their late night shift in east LA – why deadhead all the way to Monrovia? After the regional connector is in service, the east-west line may need it for the same purpose.

    • Hi Fine7760;

      The plan is to keep it open as the space will eventually needed. The long-range plan at this time is to eventually run three-car trains on the Gold Line. The Regional Connector will allow Metro to run more frequent trains between Santa Monica-East L.A. and Long Beach-Azusa. And, of course, Metro’s long range plan includes an extension of the Gold Line to Claremont. That project is not funded at this time. But if built it would require a lot more trains. In short, that’s why each rail project requires a maintenance yard. The plan is to run a lot more trains in the future and Metro needs space to store them, maintain them and clean them, etc.

      Steve Hymon
      Editor, The Source