It’s been 42 years since the San Diego Trolley rode the rails for the first time back in 1981. In celebration of the Trolley’s anniversary, we’re taking a peek back at the history of the Trolley and how it all began.
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Way back on Sunday, July 26, 1981 the San Diego Trolley hit the rails of the South Line (now called the UC San Diego Blue Line) for the first time. On that day, approximately 15,000 people lined up to take a ride from Santa Fe Depot to the San Ysidro border crossing. These days, the UC San Diego