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The Los Angeles Metro has published a new series of safety videos for the opening of the new Expo Line because, apparently, the Westside doesn’t know what a train is.

Ride The Last Red Car Los Angeles April 1961

55 years ago, the legendary Pacific Electric red line shut down forever. This video captures one of the last trips on the last remaining Pacific Electric interurban railway. Ironically, less than 30 years later, this line would reopen as the first of the new Los Angeles Metro rail lines–the Blue Line–using much of the original track and right-of-way.

Operation Blue Line with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

That’s okay, dudes, we can take a bus the rest of the way!