Secrets of Los Angeles Union Station

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By Noel T. Braymer

Recently, I was given a short informal tour of Los Angles Union Station by Susan MacAdams who is a Board Member of the Union Station Historical Society. Even though I’ve been in and out of Union Station many times over the last 39 year, I discovered much that I hadn’t noticed before. The Red Line construction back in the 90’s in general, and including at Union Station had several problems, took longer than expected and went well over budget. I remember those day because of the many detours when digging the Red Line station at Union Station. This included tearing up part of the station tunnel under the platforms and temporary crossings across out of service station tracks to get to or from your train at Union Station. I was taken by Ms. MacAdams to the subway station entrance next to the Subway Sandwich outlet at…

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