Metro Patriotismo

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Patriotismo
STC rapid transit
Metro Patriotismo 02.jpg
Coordinates 19°24′22″N 99°10′44″W / 19.4062°N 99.1789°W / 19.4062; -99.1789Coordinates: 19°24′22″N 99°10′44″W / 19.4062°N 99.1789°W / 19.4062; -99.1789
Line(s)
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
History
Opened 29 August 1988
Services
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
Terminus
Línea 9
towards Pantitlán

Metro Patriotismo (Spanish: Estación Patriotismo) is a metro station on the Mexico City Metro.[1][2] It is located in both the Cuauhtémoc and Miguel Hidalgo boroughs of Mexico City.[1] It is part of the metro line 9.[1][2]

The station is named after Avenida Patriotismo which divides the two boroughs. The station has two exits on both sides of Benjamin Franklin street. The station logo is a Mexican flag.[1]

The station serves the Escandón, Hipódromo Condesa, and Condesa neighborhoods; it is located at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Street and General Salvador Alvarado Street.[1] The station was opened on 29 August 1988.[3]

Metro Patriotismo is also notoriously known as the station where 4 transsexuals were murdered in 2006.[4][not in citation given]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Patriotismo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Patriotismo » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  4. ^ http://danielhernandez.typepad.com/daniel_hernandez/2008/06/same-sex-couples-on-display-in-mexico-city-metro.html

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