New late night service for Metro trains

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Metro Red Line train entering Union Station.

Metro Red Line train entering Union Station.

Good news for night owls seeking after-midnight public transportation.

This weekend Metro starts late night service on its light rail and subway systems. Depending on the line, the last trains will depart their stations between 1:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. The move is supposed to give more transportation options to people in the wee hours. Previously, the rail lines stopped operating at around midnight. The new schedule also includes the Orange Line busway between Chatsworth and North Hollywood.

Here’s a more complete list of last departures and arrivals:

RED LINE

The last train departing Union Station will be at 2:12 a.m.

The last train departing North Hollywood will be at 1:56 a.m.

PURPLE LINE

The last trains departing Union Station will be at 2:02 a.m.

The last trains departing Wilshire/Western will be at 2:03 a.m.

GOLD LINE

The last train departing Atlantic will be at 1:43 a.m.

The last train departing Sierra Madre Villa will be at 1:39 a.m.

EXPO LINE

The last train departing 7th/Metro Center will be at 2:12 a.m.

The last train departing Culver City will be at 1:49 a.m.

BLUE LINE

The last train departing Long Beach to downtown L.A. will be 12:58 a.m.

The last train departing 7th/Metro will be 2:07 a.m.

Service between the Long Beach Transit Mall and Wardlaw will continue past 12:58 a.m. with the last train leaving the Transit Mall at 3:07 a.m.

GREEN LINE

The last train departing Redondo Beach will be 1:58 a.m.

The last train departing Norwalk will be at 2:09 a.m.

ORANGE LINE

The last bus departing North Hollywood will be at 2:53 a.m.

The last bus departing Chatsworth will be at 1:50 a.m.