Metro Instituto del Petróleo

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Instituto del Petróleo
Mexico City Metro
STC rapid transit
Metro Instituto del Petróleo Line 6 Platforms.jpg
Line 6 platforms
LocationGustavo A. Madero
Mexico
Coordinates19°29′22″N 99°08′43″W / 19.489573°N 99.14526°W / 19.489573; -99.14526Coordinates: 19°29′22″N 99°08′43″W / 19.489573°N 99.14526°W / 19.489573; -99.14526
Line(s)Mexico City Metro Line 5 Mexico City Metro Line 6
Platforms4 side platforms
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeMexico City Metro Line 5 Surface
Mexico City Metro Line 6 Underground
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessNo
History
OpenedMexico City Metro Line 5 30 August 1982
Mexico City Metro Line 6 21 December 1983
Services
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Terminus
Mexico City Metro Mexico City Metro Line 5
towards Pantitlán
towards El Rosario
Mexico City Metro Mexico City Metro Line 6

Metro Instituto del Petróleo is a station along Line 5 and Line 6 of the metro of Mexico City serving the Colonia Valle del Tepeyac, Colonia San Bartolo Atepehuapan, and Colonia Nueva Industrial districts of the Gustavo A. Madero delegation of Mexico City.[1][2][3]

General information[edit]

The station logo represents an oil derrick.[1] The station was named after the nearby Mexican Institute of Petroleum.[1] The station was opened for service along Line 5 on 30 August 1982.[4] Service along Line 6 towards El Rosario started 21 December 1983, and towards Martín Carrera on 8 July 1986.[4]

The connection between platforms of Line 5 and Line 6 is made via a long passage decorated with sculptures made of oil barrels.[5]

Nearby[edit]

Exits[edit]

Line 5[edit]

  • Northeast: Avenida 100 metros and Masagua street, Colonia Valle del Tepeyac
  • Northwest: Avenida 100 metros and Masagua street, Colonia Valle del Tepeyac
  • Southeast: Avenida 100 metros and Otavalo street, Colonia San Bartolo Atepehuapan
  • Southwest: Avenida 100 metros and Poniente 128 street, Colonia San Bartolo Atepehuapan

Line 6[edit]

  • North: Calle Poniente 134, Colonia Nueva Industrial
  • South: Calle Poniente 134, Colonia Nueva Industrial

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Instituto del Petróleo" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 8 August 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Instituto del Petróleo (Line 5) » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Instituto del Petróleo (Line 6) » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  4. ^ a b Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  5. ^ Guzmán Rob, Alejandro. "Estacion Instituto del petróleo". Panoramio. Retrieved 20 August 2011.