Mexico City Metro Line 3

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Line 3 / Línea 3
MetroDF Línea 3.svg
Metro zapata.jpg
Zapata station
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemMexico City Metro
LocaleMexico City
TerminiMetro Indios Verdes
Metro Universidad
Stations21
Ridership639,337 passengers per day (2016)[1]
Operation
OpenedNovember 20, 1970
Operator(s)Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stock- Trains NM-79 made in México in 1979 by Concarril
- Trains NM-83A made in México by Concarril between 1983 and 1991
Technical
Line length21.278 km (13 mi)
Track length23.609 km (15 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
ElectrificationThird rail
Operating speed36 km/h (22 mph)
Route map

Indios Verdes
Deportivo 18 de Marzo
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 6
Potrero
La Raza
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 5
Tlatelolco
Guerrero
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line B
Hidalgo
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
Juárez
Balderas
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 1
Niños Héroes
Hospital General
Centro Médico
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 9
Etiopía / Plaza de la Transparencia
Eugenia
División del Norte
Zapata
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 12
Coyoacán
Viveros / Derechos Humanos
Miguel Ángel de Quevedo
Copilco
Universidad

Mexico City Metro Line 3 is one of the 12 metro lines built in Mexico City, Mexico.[2][3]

Line 3 is the longest line, its color is olive green and it runs from north to south of the city covering almost all of it.

It is built under Avenida de los Insurgentes, Guerrero, Zarco, Balderas, Cuauhtémoc, Universidad, Copilco and Delfín Madrigal avenues. It interchanges with Line 6 at Deportivo 18 de Marzo, Line 5 at La Raza, Line B at Guerrero, Line 2 at Hidalgo, Line 1 at Balderas, Line 9 at Centro Médico. and Line 12 at Zapata.[4][5]

Chronology[edit]

Rolling stock[edit]

Line 3 has had different types of rolling stock throughout the years.

Currently, out of the 390 trains in the Mexico City Metro network, 50 are in service in Line 3, more than in any other line.[7]

Station list[edit]

No. Station Date opened Level Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
Total
01 Indios Verdes December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
underground access.
- 0.0
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 7.svg Metrobús Line 7
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms)
  • Mexibús Line 4 (under construction)
  • Gustavo A. Madero
    02 Deportivo 18 de Marzo December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
    underground access.
    1.3 1.3
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 6
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 6.svg Metrobús Line 6
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Ecatepec
  • 03 Potrero December 1, 1979 Ground-level,
    underground access.
    1.1 2.4
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
  • 04 La Raza August 25, 1978 Underground,
    trench
    1.2 3.6
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 5
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 1.svg Metrobús Line 1
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A (at distance)
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for city north
  • 05 Tlatelolco November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench
    1.6 5.2   Cuauhtemoc
    06 Guerrero November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench
    1.1 6.3
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line B
  • 07 Hidalgo November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench (Lv. -2)
    0.9 7.2
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (North route)
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 7.svg Metrobús Line 7
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Trolleybus Line LL
  • 08 Juárez November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench
    0.4 7.6
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (South route)
  • 09 Balderas November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench (Lv. -2)
    0.7 8.4
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 1
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • 10 Niños Héroes November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 9.2  
    11 Hospital General November 20, 1970 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 9.9
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line S
  • 12 Centro Médico June 7, 1980 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 10.7
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 9
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • 13 Etiopía / Plaza de la Transparencia August 25, 1980 Underground,
    trench
    1.5 12.3
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 2.svg Metrobús Line 2
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 3.svg Metrobús Line 3
  • Benito Juárez
    14 Eugenia August 25, 1980 Underground,
    trench
    1.0 13.3  
    15 División del Norte August 25, 1980 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 14.1  
    16 Zapata August 25, 1980 Underground,
    trench
    1.0 15.1
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 12
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line D
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for city south
  • 17 Coyoacán August 30, 1983 Underground,
    deep trench
    1.2 16.4  
    18 Viveros / Derechos Humanos August 30, 1983 Underground,
    double tunnel
    1.0 17.4   Coyoacán
    19 Miguel Ángel de Quevedo August 30, 1983 Underground,
    double tunnel
    1.0 18.4  
    20 Copilco August 30, 1983 Underground,
    deep trench
    1.4 19.8  
    21 Universidad August 30, 1983 Ground-level 1.5 21.3
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Tlalpan and Ajusco
  • Pumabús
    Ruta 1 for Circuito Interior
    Ruta 2 for Circuito Exterior
    Ruta 3 for Zona Cultural
    Ruta 4 for Jardín Botánico
    Ruta 5 for Barda Norte
  • Renamed stations[edit]

    Date Old name New name
    1998 Basílica Deportivo 18 de Marzo
    2009 Etiopía Etiopía / Plaza de la Transparencia
    2009 Viveros Viveros / Derechos Humanos

    Tourism[edit]

    Line 3 passes near several places of interest:

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ http://metro.cdmx.gob.mx/operacion/mas-informacion/afluencia-de-estacion-por-linea/afluencia-de-estacion-por-linea-2016
    2. ^ "Linea 3: Indios Verdes – Universidad" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 August 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
    3. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Metro Line 3 » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 14 August 2011.
    4. ^ "Linea 12; Linea Dorado; la Linea del Bicentenario" (in Spanish). Mexico City Metro. p. b. Archived from the original on 17 September 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
    5. ^ "Metro Line 12". Retrieved 14 August 2011.
    6. ^ a b c d e f Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 5 August 2011.
    7. ^ http://www.metro.cdmx.gob.mx/operacion/parque-vehicular Parque vehicular (Rolling stock)