Line 5 (Madrid Metro)

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Línea 5
Madrid-MetroLinea-inicio-sin.png Alameda de Osuna
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png El Capricho
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Canillejas
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Torre Arias
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Suanzes
Línea 11* Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Ciudad Lineal
Línea 7 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Pueblo Nuevo
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Quintana
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png El Carmen
Línea 2 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Ventas
Línea 4Línea 6 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Diego de León
Línea 9 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Núñez de Balboa
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Rubén Darío
Madrid-MetroCercanias2.svg** Línea 4Línea 10 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Alonso Martínez
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Chueca
Madrid-MetroCercanias2.svg** Línea 1 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Gran Vía
Línea 3 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Callao
Línea 2Ramal Ópera-Príncipe Pío Madrid-MetroLinea.png Ópera
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png La Latina
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Puerta de Toledo
Línea 3Madrid-MetroCercanias2.svg Madrid-MetroLinea.png Acacias
Madrid-MetroCercanias2.svg Madrid-MetroLinea.png Pirámides
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Marqués de Vadillo
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Urgel
Línea 6 Madrid-MetroLinea.png Oporto
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Vista Alegre
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Carabanchel
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Eugenia de Montijo
Madrid-MetroCercanias2.svg Madrid-MetroLinea.png Aluche
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Empalme
Madrid-MetroLinea-sin.png Campamento
Línea 10 Madrid-MetroLinea-fin.png Casa de Campo
(*) In project
(**) In construction

Line 5 of the Madrid Metro originally opened between Callao and Carabanchel on 5 June 1968, the latter sharing station platforms with then called Line S (for Suburbano) On 2 March 1970, the line was extended from Callao to Ciudad Lineal, however the section between Ventas and Ciudad Lineal was opened as part of line 2 in 1964. In 1976, section of Line S Carabanchel - Aluche was transferred to the line in order to provide easier transfer to downtown to new railroad line to Alcorcón and Móstoles, now part of Cercanías C-5 line. On 28 May 1980 the line was extended from Ciudad Lineal to Canillejas. On the 27 October 1999, Eugenia de Montijo station was added between Aluche and Carabanchel. The station is on the tunnel mouth of the line and is therefore overground. The mostly overground section between Aluche and Casa de Campo was handed over to Line 5 after Line 10 was extended south from Casa de Campo on 22 May 2002. On 24 November 2006, a two stop extension from Canillejas to Alameda de Osuna was opened. A unique feature of Line 5 is that it carries the only above ground island platform at Aluche, and it is the only station were the metro is above the Cercanías, which is normally the other way round. In the future, Line 5 is projected to be extended one stop north from Alameda de Osuna to Corralejos, where it will meet Line 8, however a new station will have to be built here to connect with line 5. Line 5 uses 6-car trains of classes 2000A and 2000B. It was the last line built in a narrow profile and gauge.

Line 5 map.


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