Metro Tepalcates

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STC rapid transit
Platform of Tepalcates
Location Mexico City
Coordinates 19°23′29″N 99°02′47″W / 19.391335°N 99.046383°W / 19.391335; -99.046383Coordinates: 19°23′29″N 99°02′47″W / 19.391335°N 99.046383°W / 19.391335; -99.046383
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
towards Pantitlán
Línea A
towards La Paz

Tepalcates is a station on the Mexico City Metro.[1][2] It is located in the Iztapalapa borough, to the east of downtown Mexico City.[1] It is on Line A. It is also the eastern terminus of Metrobús line 2. The station was opened on 12 August 1991.[3]

The logo of the station depicts a side view of a pre Hispanic pottery bowl of the types made in Puebla and Tlaxcala.[1] The name tepalcates is Nahuatl for clay or pottery items.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Tepalcates" (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Tepalcates » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 5 August 2011. 

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