Los Angeles, California: Angels Flight: World's Shortest Railway

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Address:
351 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
In downtown Los Angeles. I-110 exits 23B or 23C for Downtown/4th St. Once on 4th St., drive only a couple of blocks and then turn left onto either S. Olive or S. Hill Sts (Hill St. has a better view). The railway stretches between S. Hill and S. Olive Sts, midway along the block between W. 3rd and W. 4th Sts.
Phone:
213-626-1901
Admission:
One-way trip: $1
RA Rates:
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Angels Flight: World's Shortest Railway
A tiny railroad hauls pedestrians up and down a 300-foot-long hillside in downtown L.A. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/13/2010]

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Angels Flight Railway.

Angels Flight Railway

The world's shortest railroad, Angels Flight is a landmark 2 ft. 6 in. narrow gauge funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district of downtown Los Angeles, California. It has two funicular cars, Sinai and Olivet, running in opposite directions on a shared cable on the 298 feet long inclined railway. Public service recommenced on August 31, 2017. Regular operating hours return to the customary 6:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days a year, including all holidays.

[Kapten Hanna, 09/05/2017]

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