Mexico City Metro Line 3

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     Line 3 / Línea 3
MetroDF Linea 3.svg
Metro zapata.jpg
Zapata station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Mexico City Metro
Locale Mexico City
Termini Metro Indios Verdes
Metro Universidad
Stations 21
Ridership 234 million per annum (2011)[1]
Operation
Opening November 20, 1970
Operator(s) Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stock - Trains NM-79 made in México in 1979 by Concarril
- Trains NM-83A made in México by Concarril between 1983 and 1991
Technical
Line length 21.278 km (13 mi)
Track length 23.609 km (15 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Third rail
Operating speed 36 km/h (22 mph)
Route map
Mexico City Metro line 3.svg

Mexico City Metro Line 3 is one of the 16 metro lines built in Mexico City, Mexico.[2][3]

Line 3 is the longest line, its color is olive green and it runs from north to south of the city covering almost all of it.

It is built under Avenida de los Insurgentes, Guerrero, Zarco, Balderas, Cuauhtémoc, Universidad, Copilco and Delfín Madrigal avenues. It interchanges with Line 6 at Deportivo 18 de Marzo, Line 5 at La Raza, Line B at Guerrero, Line 2 at Hidalgo, Line 1 at Balderas, Line 9 at Centro Médico. and Line 12 at Zapata.[4][5]

Chronology[edit]

Station list[edit]

Station
No.
Station Date opened Level Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
Total
01 Indios Verdes December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
underground access.
- 0.0 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
Mexibús Line 4 (under construction)
Metrobús Line 7 (Planned)
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Ecatepec and Coacalco
Gustavo A. Madero
02 Deportivo 18 de Marzo December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
underground access.
1.3 1.3 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 6.svg Metro Line 6
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 6.svg Metrobús Line 6 (under construction)
03 Potrero December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
underground access.
1.1 2.4 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
04 La Raza August 25, 1978 Underground,
trench
1.2 3.6 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 5.svg Metro Line 5
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A (at distance)
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for city north
05 Tlatelolco November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench
1.6 5.2   Cuauhtemoc
06 Guerrero November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench
1.1 6.3 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea B.svg Metro Line B
07 Hidalgo November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench (Lv. -2)
0.9 7.2 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 2.svg Metro Line 2
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (North route)
Metrobús Line 7 (Planned)
08 Juárez November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench
0.4 7.6 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (South route)
09 Balderas November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench (Lv. -2)
0.7 8.4 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 1.svg Metro Line 1
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
10 Niños Héroes November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench
0.8 9.2  
11 Hospital General November 20, 1970 Underground,
trench
0.8 9.9 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line S
12 Centro Médico June 7, 1980 Underground,
trench
0.8 10.7 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 9.svg Metro Line 9
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
13 Etiopía August 25, 1980 Underground,
trench
1.5 12.3 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 2.svg Metrobús Line 2
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
Benito Juárez
14 Eugenia August 25, 1980 Underground,
trench
1.0 13.3  
15 División del Norte August 25, 1980 Underground,
trench
0.8 14.1  
16 Zapata August 25, 1980 Underground,
trench
1.0 15.1 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Línea 12.svg Metro Line 12
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line D
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for city south
17 Coyoacán August 30, 1983 Underground,
deep trench
1.2 16.4  
18 Viveros August 30, 1983 Underground,
double tunnel
1.0 17.4   Coyoacán
19 Miguel Ángel de Quevedo August 30, 1983 Underground,
double tunnel
1.0 18.4  
20 Copilco August 30, 1983 Underground,
deep trench
1.4 19.8  
21 Universidad August 30, 1983 Ground-level 1.5 21.3 CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Tlalpan and Ajusco
Pumabús
Ruta 1 for Circuito Interior
Ruta 2 for Circuito Exterior
Ruta 3 for Zona Cultural
Ruta 4 for Jardín Botánico
Ruta 5 for Barda Norte

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.metro.df.gob.mx/operacion/afluencia11.html
  2. ^ "Linea 3: Indios Verdes – Universidad" (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Metro Line 3 » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Linea 12; Linea Dorado; la Linea del Bicentenario" (in Spanish). Mexico City Metro. p. b. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Metro Line 12". Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 5 August 2011.