Metro General Anaya

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General Anaya
STC rapid transit
Mexico City Metro.jpg
A metro approaching Metro General Anaya from the north
Location Mexico City
Coordinates 19°21′12″N 99°08′42″W / 19.353259°N 99.145002°W / 19.353259; -99.145002Coordinates: 19°21′12″N 99°08′42″W / 19.353259°N 99.145002°W / 19.353259; -99.145002
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Línea 2

Metro General Anaya is a station on Line 2 of the Mexico City Metro system.[1][2] It is located in the Coyoacán borough of Mexico City, directly south of the city centre in the median of Calzada de Tlalpan, and right next to the Estudios Churubusco.[1] It is a surface station.

The station logo shows a military officer standing next to a cannon, while the station is named after General Pedro María Anaya, commander of the Mexican forces during the 1847 Battle of Churubusco of the Mexican-American War. The battle happened around the small monastery of Churubusco, located not far away from the station. The monastery was later turned into the Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones and still exhibits some of the artillery used during the battle.[1] The station opened on 1 August 1970.[3]

A train at the station

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  1. ^ a b c "General Anaya" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "General Anaya » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 18 August 2011. 

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