Poortugaal metro station

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Poortugaal
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Rotterdam Metro station
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Coordinates 51°51′42″N 4°23′45″E / 51.86167°N 4.39583°E / 51.86167; 4.39583Coordinates: 51°51′42″N 4°23′45″E / 51.86167°N 4.39583°E / 51.86167; 4.39583
Owned by RET
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened 1974
Services
Preceding station   Rotterdam Metro   Following station
toward De Akkers
Line D

Poortugaal is an above-ground subway station of Rotterdam Metro line D. The station is located in Poortugaal, a village in the municipality Albrandswaard to the southwest of Rotterdam. It is located north of the village centre of Poortugaal.

The station was opened on October 25, 1974. On that date, the North-South Line was extended from its former terminus, Slinge, towards Zalmplaat station. The Poortugaal and Zalmplaat station share the same design though mirrored. As a less busy station it is only equipped with one escalotor located at the platform with the most upward motions, which as this is an above ground station, is the platform towards the centre on the south side.

Right outside the station, passengers can get on RET-operated bus lines 79 and 602.