Mexico City Metro Line 5

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Line 5 / Línea 5
STC line 5 icon.png
Metro Consulado 01.JPG
Exterior view of Metro Consulado
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Mexico City Metro
Locale Mexico City
Termini Metro Politécnico
Metro Pantitlán
Stations 13
Ridership 78 million per annum (2011)[1]
Operation
Opening December 19, 1981
Operator(s) Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stock - Trains MP-68 made in France in 1968, refurbished by CAF in 1993
- Trains NM-73AR made in Mexico by Concarril and Alstom between 1973 and 1978 refurbished by STC workers between 2004 and 2009
Technical
Line length 14.435 km (9 mi)
Track length 15.675 km (10 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Third rail
Operating speed 36 km/h (22 mph)
Route map
Mexico City Metro line 5.svg

Mexico City Metro Line 5 is one of the 12 metro lines built in Mexico City, Mexico.

The color that represents it is yellow and runs from the north to the east. This line usually had the NM73 trains but due to the introduction of the NM02 trains in Line 2 now it is served by NC82 Canadian trains made by Bombardier.

Chronology[edit]

  • December 19, 1981: from Pantitlán to Consulado.
  • July 1, 1982: from Consulado to La Raza.
  • August 30, 1982: from La Raza to Politécnico.

Station list[edit]

Station
No.
Station Date opened Situation Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
From Start
01 Politécnico August 30, 1982 Ground-level, underground access. - 0.0 STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Trolleybus Line CP
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Tenayuca and Cuautepec
Gustavo A. Madero
02 Instituto del Petróleo August 30, 1982 Ground-level, underground access. 1.3 1.3 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 6.svg Metro Line 6
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 6.svg Metrobús Line 6 (under construction, at distance)
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Zero Emissions Corridor Line A
03 Autobuses del Norte August 30, 1982 Ground-level, underground access. 1.2 2.5 North Bus Terminal for Mexico northern cities.
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Zero Emissions Corridor Line A
04 La Raza July 1, 1982 Ground-level, underground access. 1.1 3.7 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 3.svg Metro Line 3
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 Zero Emissions Corridor Line A
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for city north
05 Misterios July 1, 1982 Underground, trench 1.0 4.7 Metrobús Line 7 (planned) Gustavo A. Madero / Cuauhtémoc
06 Valle Gómez July 1, 1982 Underground, trench 1.2 5.9   Gustavo A. Madero / Venustiano Carranza
07 Consulado December 19, 1981 Ground-level, underground access. 0.8 6.7 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 4.svg Metro Line 4
08 Eduardo Molina December 19, 1981 Ground-level, underground access. 0.9 7.6 Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 5.svg Metrobús Line 5 (at distance)
09 Aragón December 19, 1981 Ground-level, underground access. 1.0 8.6  
10 Oceanía December 19, 1981 Ground-level, underground access. 1.4 10.0 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea B.svg Metro Line B
STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Trolleybus Line G
Venustiano Carranza
11 Terminal Aérea December 19, 1981 Underground, trench 1.2 11.3 STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Trolleybus Line G
Mexico City Airport and Inter-terminal AGT (at distance)
Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (Airport Branch) (at distance)
12 Hangares December 19, 1981 Underground, trench 1.4 12.6  
13 Pantitlán December 19, 1981 Ground-level, underground access. 1.8 14.4 Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 1.svg Metro Line 1
Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea 9.svg Metro Line 9
Mexico City Metro.svg MetroDF Linea A.svg Metro Line A
Mexibús Line 3
CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Nezahualcoyotl and Chimalhuacán

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