Blue Line (Lisbon Metro)

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Blue Line
Metropolitano Lisboa logo.svg MetroLisboa-linha-azul.png
Estacao restauradores metro lisboa.jpg
Lisbon metro station Restauradores
Overview
Other name(s)Seagull Line
Native nameLinha Azul
TypeRapid Transit
SystemMetropolitano de Lisboa
Locale Lisbon
 Portugal
TerminiReboleira
Santa Apolónia
Connecting linesYellow Line Green Line Red Line
Logo CP 2.svg Logo Linha Sintra.png Logo la.png
Stations18
Operation
Opened29 December 1959 (59 years ago) (1959-12-29)
(original network)
15 July 1995 (24 years ago) (1995-07-15)
(independent line)
OwnerGovernment-owned corporation
Operator(s)Metropolitano de Lisboa, EPE
CharacterUnderground subway
Rolling stockML90, ML95, ML97, ML99
Technical
Line length14 km (8.7 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC third rail
Route map
13,724
12,765 Amadora Este
Alfornelos
 0AMD0  0ODV0 
branch line
→ PMO III
10,747 Pontinha
PMO III Pontinha
09,927 Carnide
09,146 Colégio Militar/Luz
Alto dos Moinhos
Laranjeiras
PMO I Sete Rios
(closed)
L. Cintura: Sete Rios
06,591 Jardim Zoológico
(until 1995 Sete Rios)
Praça de Espanha
(until 1995 Palhavã)
branch line
→ PMO I (closed)
Red Line
branch line
São Sebastião
Red Line
Parque
Yellow Line
Picoas
branch lineYellow Line
"Y" linePicoas (until 1995)
03,791 Marquês de Pombal
(until 1995 Rotunda) ⇄ Yellow Line
Yellow Line
Rato
Avenida
02,691 Restauradores
Green Line
Rossio
12th branch
(closed 1998)
02,025 Baixa-Chiado
Elev. Município
ventilation shaft
branch line
→ '''Blue Line'''
× Tram (R. V. Cordón)
× Tram (R. Arsenal)
Green Line
ventilation shaft
× Tagus
Terreiro do Paço
Alfândega
(pj. 1993; canc.)
00,000 Santa Apolónia
 Topographic map 
Linha azul metro lisboa.png

The Blue Line (Portuguese: Linha Azul) or Seagull Line (Portuguese: Linha da Gaivota) is one of the four lines of Lisbon Metro. It is the only line of the Lisbon Metro entirely underground, without any viaduct.

Stations[edit]

Reboleira
Reboleira railway station Bus interchange
Amadora Este
Bus interchange
Alfornelos
Pontinha
Bus interchange
Carnide
Colégio Militar/Luz
Bus interchange
Alto dos Moinhos
Laranjeiras
Jardim Zoológico
Sete Rios Railway station Bus interchange
Praça de Espanha
Bus interchange
São Sebastião
Lisbon Metro
Parque
Marquês de Pombal
Bus interchange Lisbon Metro
Avenida
Restauradores
Rossio railway station
Baixa-Chiado
Lisbon Metro
Terreiro do Paço
Transtejo & Soflusa
Santa Apolónia
Santa Apolónia railway station
Code Station name Distance (km) Transfers Location
Inter-
station
Total
SP Santa Apolónia Handicapped/disabled access N/A 0.0 Comboios de Portugal Azambuja Line (Santa Apolónia) São Vicente Lisbon
TP Terreiro do Paço Handicapped/disabled access 1.1 1.1 Transtejo.svg Soflusa.svg Soflusa Santa Maria Maior
BC Baixa-Chiado Handicapped/disabled access 0.9 2.0 Lisbon Metro Green Line
RE Restauradores Handicapped/disabled access 0.7 2.7 Comboios de Portugal Sintra Line (Rossio)
AV Avenida 0.5 3.2 Santo António
MP Marquês de Pombal Handicapped/disabled access 0.6 3.8
PA Parque 0.6 4.4 Avenidas Novas
SS São Sebastião Handicapped/disabled access 0.7 5.1 Lisbon Metro Red Line
PE Praça de Espanha 0.7 5.8 Campolide
JZ Jardim Zoológico 0.8 6.6
São Domingos de Benfica
LA Laranjeiras 1.1 7.7
AH Alto dos Moinjos 0.6 8.3
CM Colégio Militar/Luz 0.8 9.1 Aiga bus.svg Luz bus terminal Carnide
CA Carnide Handicapped/disabled access 0.9 10.0
PO Pontinha Handicapped/disabled access 0.7 10.7 Aiga bus.svg Pontinha bus terminal
AF Alfornelos Handicapped/disabled access 0.9 11.6 Amadora
AS Amadora Este Handicapped/disabled access 1.2 12.8 Aiga bus.svg Amadora bus terminal
RB Reboleira Handicapped/disabled access 0.9 13.7
  • Comboios de Portugal Sintra Line (Reboleira)
  • Aiga bus.svg Reboleira bus terminal

Frequency[edit]

Summer timetable[1] Winter timetable[1]
Time Headway Time Headway
Working days 06:30 - 07:00

07:00 - 07:30

07:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 19:00

19:00 - 20:00

20:00 - 20:30

20:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

07' 30'

06' 45'

05' 45'

06' 15'

07' 25'

05' 45'

06' 45'

07' 25'

08' 05'

10' 45'

06:30 - 07:00

07:00 - 07:30

07:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 19:00

19:00 - 20:00

20:00 - 20:30

20:30 - 21:00

21:00 - 21:30

21:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

07' 30'

06' 10'

04' 55'

05' 15'

06' 40'

05' 15'

06' 10'

06' 40'

07' 20'

08' 15'

08' 05'

10' 45'

Weekends and holidays 06:30 - 08:30

08:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 10'

08' 00'

10' 40'

06:30 - 08:30

08:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 10'

08' 00'

10' 40'

Chronology[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Frequência de comboios - Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E." Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  2. ^ "Cronologia - Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E." Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2017-07-17.

External links[edit]

Media related to Linha Azul (Lisboa) at Wikimedia Commons