Metro Transportes do Sul

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Metro Sul do Tejo
Owner Public–private partnership
Locale Almada
Transit type Light rail
Number of lines 3
Number of stations 19
Website Metro Transportes do Sul
Began operation 30 April 2007; 9 years ago (2007-04-30)
Operator(s) Metro Transportes do Sul
Number of vehicles 24 Siemens Combino Plus
System length 13.5 km (8.4 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 750 V DC OHLE
System map
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The Metro Transportes Sul do Tejo (MTS, South Tagus Rapid Transit System) is a light rail system that provides the Almada and Seixal municipalities, Portugal with mass-transit services.

The MTS connects to Fertagus commuter rail trains to Lisbon and Setúbal at Pragal and Corroios stations.


MTS has three lines:

  • Line 1: Cacilhas — Corroios
  • Line 2: Corroios — Pragal
  • Line 3: Cacilhas — Universidade
  • It began circulating in May 2007 from Corroios to Cova da Piedade.
  • It was expanded from Cova da Piedade to Universidade(FCT)in November 2007.
  • The first stage was completed in December 2008, when Cacilhas started working.

The rolling stock consists of 24 trams from Siemens ( model Combino Plus).[citation needed]

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