Mexico City Metro Line 8

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Line 8 / Línea 8
MetroDF Línea 8.svg
MetroSanJuanLetranPlatformDF.JPG
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemMexico City Metro
LocaleMexico City
TerminiMetro Garibaldi / Lagunilla
Metro Constitución de 1917
Stations19
Ridership365,653 passengers per day (2017)[1]
Operation
OpenedJuly 20, 1994[2]
Operator(s)Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stockTrains NM-79, MP-82
Technical
Line length17.679 km (11 mi)
Track length20.078 km (12 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Route map

Garibaldi / Lagunilla
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line B
Bellas Artes
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
San Juan de Letrán
Salto del Agua
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 1
Doctores
Obrera
Chabacano
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2 Mexico City Metro Line 9
La Viga
Santa Anita
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 4
Coyuya
Iztacalco
Apatlaco
Aculco
Escuadrón 201
Atlalilco
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 12
Iztapalapa
Cerro de la Estrella
UAM-I
Constitución de 1917

Mexico City Metro Line 8 is one of the twelve metro lines operating in Mexico City, Mexico. Its distinctive color is green.

Opened in 1994, it was the tenth line to be built (despite its name being Line 8). With a length of 20.078 kilometers and 19 stations, Line 8 runs through Mexico City from downtown to the southeastern municipality of Iztapalapa.

Rolling stock[edit]

Line 8 has had different types of rolling stock throughout the years.

Currently, out of the 390 trains in the Mexico City Metro network, 30 are in service in Line 8.[3]

Station list[edit]

No. Station Date opened Level Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
Total
01 Garibaldi / Lagunilla July 20, 1994 Underground,
trench
- 0.0
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line B
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 7.svg Metrobús Line 7
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Trolleybus Line LL
  • Cuauhtémoc
    02 Bellas Artes July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 0.8
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (North route)
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A
  • 03 San Juan de Letrán July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.6 1.4
  • Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús de la Ciudad de México Ruta 4.svg Metrobús Line 4 (South route)
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A
  • 04 Salto del Agua July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.4 1.8
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 1
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A
  • 05 Doctores July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.7 2.5
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A
  • 06 Obrera July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.9 3.4
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line A
  • STE logo.jpg TrolleDF.png Cero Emissions Corridor Line S
  • 07 Chabacano July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    1.3 4.7
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 9
  • 08 La Viga July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    1.0 5.7 Venustiano Carranza
    09 Santa Anita July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.8 6.5
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 4
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) (closed)
  • Iztacalco
    10 Coyuya July 20, 1994 Surface. 1.1 7.6
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Iztacalco
  • 11 Iztacalco July 20, 1994 Surface. 1.1 8.7
    12 Apatlaco July 20, 1994 Surface. 1.1 9.8 Iztapalapa
    13 Aculco July 20, 1994 Surface. 0.7 10.5
    14 Escuadrón 201 July 20, 1994 Underground. 0.9 11.4
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) (unused)
  • 15 Atlalilco July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    1.9 13.3
  • Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 12
  • 16 Iztapalapa July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.9 14.2
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) (unused)
  • 17 Cerro de la Estrella July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    0.9 15.1
    18 UAM-I July 20, 1994 Underground,
    trench
    1.3 16.4
    19 Constitución de 1917 July 20, 1994 Surface. 1.3 17.7
  • CETRAM (Bus platforms) for Iztapalapa
  • Renamed stations[edit]

    Date Old name New name
    1995 La Purísima UAM-I

    Tourism[edit]

    Line 8 passes near several places of interest:

    References[edit]

    See also[edit]