LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The Angels Flight Railway is expected to mark its 110th anniversary with a 1-cent fare promotion.
Riders will be able to take advantage of the special rate through 10 p.m. Saturday. Normally the fare is 25 cents.READ MORE: LA County Students Exposed To COVID-19 Can Continue To Attend In-Person Classes, Health Officials Announce
The 298-foot inclined railway, dubbed the “shortest railway in the world,” operates mostly on a single track with a bulge in the middle to enable the two counter weighted rail cars to pass.
When the Angels Flight opened in 1901, commuters used the railway to climb the hill to what used to be one of the city’s fanciest neighborhoods.READ MORE: Woman Stabbed To Death At Senior Living Community In Baldwin Hills
Today, it is mainly used to shuttle those working in skyscrapers on Bunker Hill to the Metro Red Line’s Pershing Square Station.
For more information on the Angels Flight, call (213) 626-1901.MORE NEWS: One Of The World's Largest Homes Is About To Go Up For Sale In Bel Air
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