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Union Station to Turn 75 With Grand Celebration

The historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles turns 75 on Saturday, May 3, and Metro, which operates the facilities, has planned a daylong family-friendly event to mark the milestone.

In partnership with National Train Day, Amtrak and Metrolink, Metro will commemorate the iconic station’s 75th birthday with a variety of free activities, including live music, model train displays, exhibitors and more.

Union Station is a major transportation hub for the city of Los Angeles, with all Metro rail lines and longer-range passengers trains, like Amtrak, making stops at the station. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit metro.net/unionstation or call 323.GO.METRO (323) 466-3876.