Metro Culhuacán

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Mexico City Metro
STC rapid transit
Metro Culhuacan 03.jpg
The platforms
Coordinates 19°20′13″N 99°06′32″W / 19.337001°N 99.108990°W / 19.337001; -99.108990Coordinates: 19°20′13″N 99°06′32″W / 19.337001°N 99.108990°W / 19.337001; -99.108990
Tracks 2
Opened 30 October 2012
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
towards Observatorio
Línea 12
towards Tláhuac

Metro Culhuacán is a station on Line 12 of the Mexico City Metro.[1] The station is located between Atlalilco and San Andrés Tomatlán. It was opened on 30 October 2012 as a part of the first stretch of Line 12 between Mixcoac and Tláhuac.[1]

The station is located south of the city center, at the intersection between Avenida Tlahuac and Calzada Taxqueña. It is above the ground.

The station is named after the pueblo of Culhuacán, which was an important prehispanic city and is now a designated "Barrio Mágico" within the borough of Iztapalapa. The station's icon depicts the Aztec glyph for Culhuacán.[2]


  1. ^ a b Schwandl, Robert. "UrbanRail.Net > Central America > Mexico > Ciudad de Mexico Metro". Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Culhuacán". Sistema de Transporte Colectivo de la Ciudad de México. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 

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