Line F (Buenos Aires Underground)

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Línea F (SBASE) bullet.svg
Line F
Network with F line complete
Type Rapid transit
System Buenos Aires Underground
Status In development
Termini Constitución
Plaza Italia
Stations 13
Opened 2020 (planned)
Operator(s) Metrovías
Character Underground
Line length 8.6km
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Line F is a planned addition to the Buenos Aires Underground. After some delays, the budget was announced in 2015 for the first phase of construction from Constitución to Córdoba at a total cost of between 700 and 800 million dollars.[1][2] As of 2015, it is not yet known if construction will be done as a turnkey project or build to order, however construction is due to start in 2016.


The line is set to be the most modern in the network, using automatic trains, a Communications-based train control system like the one being installed on Line C, and Platform screen doors.[3] The line is also expected to have the highest ridership figures when compared to the existing lines.

Currently, the second phase of the development is still being defined, since a new railway station is being considered to compliment Retiro railway station, and if Line F is to have access to it, it would mean altering the trajectory of the northern part of the route to connect with Line H further north at the proposed station.[4]

Line E ghost stations[edit]

In 2006, it was evaluated whether the two Line E ghost stations (San José vieja and Constitución) could be used as the southern point of Line F, considering they overlapped the line's trajectory. However, it was later decided that Line F would use a completely new tunnel with new stations given the frequency the line is expected to have.[5]

Line Plan[edit]

Línea F (SBASE) bullet.svg
P. Italia - Constitución

Plaza Italia Línea D (SBASE) bullet.svg Línea I (SBASE) bullet.svg
Sánchez de Bustamante
Pueyrredón Línea H (SBASE) bullet.svg
Santa Fe Línea G (SBASE) bullet.svg
Córdoba Línea D (SBASE) bullet.svg
Corrientes Línea B (SBASE) bullet.svg
Rivadavia Línea A (SBASE) bullet.svg
San Juan Línea E (SBASE) bullet.svg
Sáenz Peña
Constitución Línea C (SBASE) bullet.svg General Roca Railway


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