Line 15 (São Paulo Metro)

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São Paulo Metro Line 15 (Silver)
São Paulo Metro logo
Overview
Type Monorail
System São Paulo Metro
Status Partially in operation,
Partially under construction
Locale São Paulo, Brazil
Termini Ipiranga Station
Hospital Cidade Tiradentes Station
Stations 2 (operational)
18 (planned)
Operation
Opened 30 August 2014 (between Vila Prudente Station and Oratorio Station)
Operator(s) Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo
Character Elevated
Technical
Line length 2.9 km (1.8 mi) (operational)
27 km (17 mi) (planned)
Line 15 São Paulo Metro monorail

Line 15 (Silver) is a line of the São Paulo Metro. The launch customer for the Bombardier Innovia Monorail 300, the line is South America's first mass-transit monorail, and when completed it will be the largest and highest capacity monorail system in the Americas.[1] The first section, from Vila Prudente Station to Oratório Station, opened on 30 August 2014, initially running 10 AM–3 PM on weekends only.[2] As of 10 August 2015 the line is operational from 7 AM–7 PM.[3]

When complete, this new line will be approximately 27 kilometres (17 mi) long and have eighteen stations, beginning at the Ipiranga Station and ending at the future Hospital Cidade Tiradentes Station.

The line will have transfers to Line 2 (Green) as well as CPTM Line 10 (Turquoise).[4]

History[edit]

Test run on Line 15.
  • December 2009: Construction initiated
  • 30 August 2014: Vila Prudente-Oratório (2.9 km), operating Saturdays and Sundays only, from 10AM to 3PM
  • 20 December 2014: Vila Prudente-Oratório (2.9 km), operating every day from 9AM to 2PM
  • 10 August 2015: Vila Prudente-Oratório, operating every day from 7AM to 7PM

Stations[edit]

Code Station Platforms Position Connections District
VPM Vila Prudente Island platforms Elevated Line 2 (Green) and Urban Bus Terminal Vila Prudente
ORA Oratório Island platforms Elevated - Água Rasa

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