Metro Aculco

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STC rapid transit
Metro Aculco 01.JPG
Coordinates 19°22′27″N 99°06′29″W / 19.374069°N 99.108095°W / 19.374069; -99.108095Coordinates: 19°22′27″N 99°06′29″W / 19.374069°N 99.108095°W / 19.374069; -99.108095
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Opened 20 July 1994
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Línea 8

Metro Aculco is a station along Line 8 of the metro of Mexico City.[1][2][3] It is located under the bridge where the Trabajadoras Sociales (Eje 6 Sur) passes over the Eje 3 Ote in the Colonia Pueblo Aculco neighborhood if the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City.[1] The station's logo is a water wave in a canal.[1] In Nahuatl it means "where the water twists".[1] The name is also the name of the Aculco municipio in the State of Mexico.[1] The station was opened on 20 July 1994.[4]

Metro service at the station was interrupted on 16 December 2006 after an accident in which a passenger fell onto the tracks.[5][6] On 24 July 2007 a boy was born to a passenger at the station.[7] On 26 September 2010 a Line 8 train operator was arrested and fired for drunk driving after an incident in which he opened the doors on the opposite side of the train from the Aculco station platform.[8][9]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Aculco" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Aculco » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "ESTACIÓN ACULCO". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cae una persona a vias en la estacion Aculco del Metro". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Cae persona a vías en la estación Aculco del Metro". El Universal (in Spanish). 16 December 2006. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Nace bebé en estación del Metro Aculco". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Detienen a conductor del Metro por ebrio" (in Spanish). Noticieros Televisa. 27 September 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Conductor del Metro Ebrio". Retrieved 31 July 2011.