Metro Iztacalco

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Iztacalco
STC rapid transit
MetroIztacalcoPlatform.JPG
Coordinates 19°23′19″N 99°06′44″W / 19.388562°N 99.112215°W / 19.388562; -99.112215Coordinates: 19°23′19″N 99°06′44″W / 19.388562°N 99.112215°W / 19.388562; -99.112215
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
History
Opened 20 July 1994
Services
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Línea 8

Metro Iztacalco is a station along Line 8 of the Mexico City Metro.[1][2]

Metro Iztacalco is in the Iztacalco borough of the Mexican Federal District. Its logo represents the monastery of San Matías, the first church on Calzada de la Viga.[1] The Nahuatl toponym Iztacalco means "in the house of salt".[1] The station was opened on 20 July 1994.[3]

Like the other stations on this stretch of Line 8, Metro Iztacalco stands on Avenida Francisco del Paso y Troncoso (eje 3-Ote). Is also connected with trolleybus line "M", which runs between INFONAVIT Iztacalco residential estate and Metro Villa de Cortés.[4] This station is the closest to the Colegio de Bachilleres Plantel 3 "Iztacalco".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Iztacalco" (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Iztacalco » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Servicios.- Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos del D.F.: Línea:  M  LINEA M CIRCUITO VILLA DE CORTÉS" (in Spanish). Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Plantel 3 Iztacalco" (in Spanish). Cobach. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

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