Line 2 (Athens Metro)

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Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg
Athens Metro Line 2.svg
To Anthoupoli/Elliniko
Προς Ανθούπολη/Ελληνικό
Athens Metro Acropolis station.jpg
Acropolis station of Athens Metro system (Line 2).
Overview
Type Deep Level
System Athens Metro
Termini Anthoupoli
Elliniko
Stations 20
Colour on map Red
Operation
Opened 28 January 2000
Depot(s) Anthoupoli, Elliniko
Rolling stock Metro 1st, 2nd and 3rd (DC) series
6 cars per trainset
Technical
Line length 18.2 km (11.3 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 750 V DC
Route map

Line 2 of the Athens Metro runs entirely underground from Anthoupoli in the northwest to Elliniko in the south, via Syntagma. It first opened, between Sepolia and Syntagma, on 28 January 2000, with Line 3.

On 6 April 2013, Line 2 was extended to Anthoupoli in the north west,[1] and on 26 July 2013 to Elliniko to the south.[2]

Stations[edit]

Name Opening
date
Transfers Platform
types
Athens Metro Line 2
Anthoupoli 6 April 2013 none Side
Peristeri
Agios Antonios 9 August 2004
Sepolia 28 January 2000
Attiki Athens Metro Line 1.svg Line 1
Larissa Station TRAINPROA 01.png Proastiakos, TrainOSE
Metaxourghio none
Omonoia Athens Metro Line 1.svg Line 1
Panepistimio none
Syntagma Athens Metro Line 3.svg Line 3, Athens Tram Line 4.svg Athens Tram Line 5.svg Tram
Akropoli 16 November 2000 none
Syngrou Fix Athens Tram Line 4.svg Athens Tram Line 5.svg Tram
Neos Kosmos
Agios Ioannis none
Dafni
Agios Dimitrios 5 June 2004 Island
Ilioupoli 26 July 2013 Side
Alimos
Argyroupoli
Elliniko

Future extensions[edit]

Line 2 map (Athens metro).png

There are no currently extensions under construction.

The New Regulatory Plan for Athens and Attica Prefecture envisages that Line 2 will eventually run from Ano Liosia to Glyfada.[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AttikoMetro Inside - Peristeri". Attiko Metro S.A. 7 September 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "STASY - Elliniko". STASY. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-12-05. 

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