Metro Isabel la Católica

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Isabel la Católica
STC rapid transit
Location José María Izazaga Avenue, almost corner with Isabel la Católica, Centro Histórico
Coordinates 19°25′36″N 99°08′16″W / 19.426732°N 99.137685°W / 19.426732; -99.137685Coordinates: 19°25′36″N 99°08′16″W / 19.426732°N 99.137685°W / 19.426732; -99.137685
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Opened 4 September 1969
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
towards Observatorio
Línea 1
towards Pantitlán

Metro Isabel La Católica is a metro (subway) station on the Mexico City Metro.[1][2] It is located in the Colonia Centro neighborhood in the Cuauhtémoc borough in Mexico City's downtown.[1]

Its logo represents one of Christopher Columbus's three caravels.[1][2] Its name comes from nearby Avenida Isabel La Católica, named after Queen Isabel of Castile, who helped Columbus finance his journeys to the Americas.[1] The station was opened on 5 September 1969.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Isabel la Católica" (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Isabel la Católica » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 14 August 2011. 

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