Metro Niños Héroes

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Niños Héroes
STC rapid transit
Entrance to Metro Niños Heroes
Location Mexico City
Coordinates 19°25′10″N 99°09′02″W / 19.419508°N 99.150581°W / 19.419508; -99.150581Coordinates: 19°25′10″N 99°09′02″W / 19.419508°N 99.150581°W / 19.419508; -99.150581
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
towards Indios Verdes
Línea 3
towards Universidad

Metro Niños Héroes is a metro station along Line 3 of the Mexico City Metro.[1][2] It is located in the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City.[1]

The station logo represents a kepi.[1] Its name refers to the heroic cadets who died defending the military academy in Chapultepec during the Mexican-American War.[1] The name is also borne by a nearby avenue.[1] The station opened on 20 November 1970.[3]

Metro Niños Héroes serves Colonia Doctores.[1] It is under Avenida Niños Héroes. It is also linked to the holiday La Guadalapuna.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Niños Héroes" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Niños Héroes » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 14 August 2011. 

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