The canyon is a remembral of the days of the Decena Trágica (Tragical Ten), which was a period a little bit longer than 10 days in which a group rebelled against the government of Francisco I. Madero. This chapter would end when president Madero and vicepresident Pino Suárez are killed, as well as the raise to the presidence of Victoriano Huerta.
On Friday, 18 September 2009 a shooting occurred on the platform. A man was painting the walls on the station and was then confronted by an officer. He reacted by taking out a gun and killing him and a construction worker, leaving also five wounded.