Metro Instituto del Petróleo

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Instituto del Petróleo
Station sign, 18 December 2006
Mexico City Metro
Line 5
Autobuses del Norte
Line 6

Metro Instituto del Petróleo is a station along Line 5 and Line 6 of the metro of Mexico City serving the Colonia Valle del Tepeyac, Colonia San Bartolo Atepehuapan, and Colonia Nueva Industrial districts of the Gustavo A. Madero delegation of Mexico City.[1][2][3]

The connection between platforms of Line 5 and Line 6 is made via a long passage decorated with sculptures made of oil barrels.[4]

The station logo represents an oil derrick.[1] The station was named after the nearby Mexican Institute of Petroleum.[1] The station was opened for service along Line 5 on 30 August 1982.[5] Service along Line 6 towards El Rosario started 21 December 1983, and towards Martín Carrera on 8 July 1986.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Instituto del Petróleo" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Instituto del Petróleo (Line 5) » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Instituto del Petróleo (Line 6) » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Guzmán Rob, Alejandro. "Estacion Instituto del petróleo". Panoramio. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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Coordinates: 19°29′22″N 99°08′43″W / 19.489573°N 99.14526°W / 19.489573; -99.14526