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Photos: Whoa, There's A Metro Train In Westwood

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Westwood ho! Metro's Expo Line is getting so close to connecting downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, you can practically feel the ocean breeze. A new round of tests began last week for the second phase of the Expo Line extension. It will ensure that trains run smoothly as far west as the future Westwood/Ranch Park station near the Westside Pavillion.

Test trains made an appearance on the tracks last Thursday and Friday to test for signals and other electronics, traveling from Culver City Station to Military Avenue, according to The Source.

Once completed, the second phase of the Expo Line extension will add seven new stops to the line. The project is expected to be completed by the first half of 2016.

Let's just hope there are enough trains to ride by the time the project is completed.

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