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.
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemAthens Metro
TerminiAnthoupoli
Elliniko
Stations20
Colour on mapRed
Operation
Opened28-Jan-2000
Operator(s)Statheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
CharacterDeep level
Depot(s)Anthoupoli, Elliniko
Rolling stockMetro 1st, 2nd and 3rd (DC) series
6 cars per trainset
Technical
Line length18.2 km (11.3 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC
Route map
Agios Nikolaos*
Ilion Athens Metro Line 4.svg*
Palatiani*
Anthoupoli
Peristeri
Agios Antonios
Sepolia
Attiki Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Connection with Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Larissa Station OSE-Logo.svg Proastiakos icon (no text).svg
Metaxourghio
Omonoia Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Panepistimio
for Athens Metro Line 4.svg Akadimia*
Connection with Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Syntagma Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Akropoli
Syngrou Fix Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg
Neos Kosmos Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg
Agios Ioannis
Dafni
Agios Dimitrios Alexandros Panagoulis
Ilioupoli
Alimos
Argyroupoli
Elliniko
(*) Planned     (**) Under construction

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 Proastiakos icon (no text).svg 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 extensions currently under construction.

There is one planned extension from Anthoupoli which includes three new stations:[3]

  • Palatiani
  • Ilion (connection with future Line 4 station)
  • Aghios Nikolaos

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AttikoMetro Inside - Peristeri". Attiko Metro S.A. 7 September 2012. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "STASY - Elliniko". STASY. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  3. ^ https://www.ametro.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/AM_Athens_map_Anthoupoli_ext_Jun18_gr.png

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