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Allen or Allen/College is a freeway-median light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located above North Allen Avenue in the median of the 210 Freeway in Pasadena, California. The station is served by the Gold Line.[1]

Gold Line 
HSY- Los Angeles Metro, Allen, Platform View.jpg
Location395 N Allen Avenue, Pasadena
Coordinates34°09′06″N 118°06′48″W / 34.1518°N 118.1132°W / 34.1518; -118.1132Coordinates: 34°09′06″N 118°06′48″W / 34.1518°N 118.1132°W / 34.1518; -118.1132
Owned byMetro
Line(s)Gold Line Gold Line 
Platforms1 center platform
Bicycle facilities28 bike rack spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusin service
OpenedJuly 26, 2003; 15 years ago (July 26, 2003)
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward Atlantic
Gold Line
  Future service  
Blue Line
The entrance of the station

This station features an architectural design called Rider's Dream, created by artist Michael Amescua.[2]

Students and faculty from Pasadena City College (PCC) can board shuttles to the PCC main campus or Community Education Center from Allen Station.[3]

It is one of the Gold Line stations near the Rose Parade route on Colorado Boulevard and is heavily used by people coming to see the parade.[4]


Station layoutEdit

L2 (Platforms) Southbound   Gold Line toward Atlantic (Lake)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound   Gold Line toward APU/Citrus College (Sierra Madre Villa)
G Exit/entrance, Faregates, Ticket machines

Metro Rail serviceEdit

Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily.[5]


Bus connectionsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Station Description Metro Retrieved 2010-05-05.
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  4. ^ Riding Metro on New Year's Day Retrieved 2014-09-21.
  5. ^ "Gold Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10.

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