Metro Doctores

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Doctores
STC rapid transit
MetroDoctoresMosaic.JPG
Mosaic design on one of the station walls.
Location Colonia Doctores, Cuauhtémoc borough
Coordinates 19°25′18″N 99°08′36″W / 19.421612°N 99.143372°W / 19.421612; -99.143372Coordinates: 19°25′18″N 99°08′36″W / 19.421612°N 99.143372°W / 19.421612; -99.143372
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
History
Opened 20 July 1994
Services
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Línea 8

Metro Doctores is a station on Line 8 of the Mexico City Metro in the Colonia Doctores neighborhood of Cuauhtémoc borough, in central Mexico City.[1][2][3]

The station's logo is the silhouette of two doctors.[1][2] The station's entry walls have abstract mosaic murals created with azulejos (glazed tiles).

History[edit]

The Metro Doctores station is named after Colonia Doctores, whose streets commemorate famous doctors of the era of La Reforma.[1]

On 7 March 2007 a 30-year-old woman committed suicide at the station by throwing herself onto the tracks.[4] Service on the line was suspended for 20 minutes.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Doctores" (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Doctores » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "ESTACIÓN DOCTORES" (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Alejandro Medellín, Jorge (7 March 2007). "Se arroja mujer a vías del Metro en la estación Doctores". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 July 2011. 

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