Metro Iztapalapa

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STC rapid transit
Metro Iztapalapa 01.jpg
Coordinates 19°21′28″N 99°05′36″W / 19.357834°N 99.093461°W / 19.357834; -99.093461Coordinates: 19°21′28″N 99°05′36″W / 19.357834°N 99.093461°W / 19.357834; -99.093461
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Opened 20 July 1994
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Línea 8

Metro Iztapalapa is a station along Line 8 of the metro of Mexico City.[1][2][3] It is located on the Calzada Ermita Iztapalapa (also known as Eje 8 Sur) in the Colonia El Santuario neighborhood of Iztapalapa borough on the southeast side of the city.[1]

The station's logo is a sun, representing the ceremony that is celebrated in Iztapalapa every year of the birth of the new sun.[1][4]

The station was opened 20 July 1994.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b c "Iztapalapa" (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Iztapalapa » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Estación Iztapalapa is also the name of a firefighting station in the borough. See: "Heroico Cuerpo de Bomberos del Distrito Federal". Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Martínez, Méndez. "Enrique Cerro de la Estrella, INAH Official Web Page" (in Spanish). INAH. Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Transporte" (in Spanish). Delegación Iztapalapa. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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