Lisbon Metro

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Info
OwnerGovernment-owned corporation
LocaleLisbon-Amadora-Odivelas-Loures, Portugal
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines4[1]
Number of stations56[1]
Daily ridership473,972 (2019 daily average)
Websitewww.metrolisboa.pt
Operation
Began operation29 December 1959; 62 years ago (1959-12-29)
Operator(s)Metropolitano de Lisboa, EPE
Number of vehicles113 3-car trainsets
HeadwayPeak hours: 3–5 minutes[2]
Off-peak: 5–10 minutes[2]
Technical
System length44.5 km (27.7 mi)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC third rail
Top speed60 km/h (37 mph)
Route map
Reboleira
Amadora Este
Aeroporto
Alfornelos
Odivelas
Senhor Roubado
Encarnação
Pontinha
Moscavide
Ameixoeira
Oriente
Carnide
Lumiar
Colégio Militar/Luz
Cabo Ruivo
Quinta das Conchas
Olivais
Telheiras
Chelas
Alto dos Moinhos
Campo Grande
Cidade Universitária
Alvalade
Laranjeiras
Bela Vista
Entre Campos
Roma
Jardim Zoológico
Olaias
Campo Pequeno
Areeiro
Praça de Espanha
Alameda
Saldanha
Arroios
São Sebastião
Picoas
Anjos
Parque
Intendente
Marquês de Pombal
Martim Moniz
Rato
Avenida
Restauradores
Rossio
Cais do Sodré
Baixa-Chiado
Santa Apolónia
Terreiro do Paço

The Lisbon Metro (Portuguese: Metropolitano de Lisboa) is the rapid transit system in Lisbon, Portugal. It opened in December 1959 and was the first metro system in Portugal. In 2017, the system's four lines have a total length of 44.5 kilometres (27.7 mi) and a total of 56 metro stations.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "O Metro em números" [The Metro in numbers – Network evolution] (in Portuguese). Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. Archived from the original on 2020-08-28. Retrieved 2020-05-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Intervalo entre comboios" [Time between vehicles] (in Portuguese). Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. Archived from the original on December 31, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2016.