Aragón metro station

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Aragón
Mexico City Metro
STC rapid transit
Picture of a sign indicating one of the entrances to Aragón station.
Station sign, 2012
LocationRío Consulado Avenue, Gustavo A. Madero and Venustiano Carranza
Mexico City
Mexico
Coordinates19°27′04″N 99°05′45″W / 19.451236°N 99.095886°W / 19.451236; -99.095886Coordinates: 19°27′04″N 99°05′45″W / 19.451236°N 99.095886°W / 19.451236; -99.095886
Operated bySistema Transporte Colectivo Metro
Line(s)Line 5
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
History
Opened19 December 1981
Passengers
20192,754,754[1]
Rank172/195[1]
Services
Preceding station Mexico City Metro.svg STC Following station
Eduardo Molina Line 5 Oceanía
toward Pantitlán
Location
Aragón is located in Mexico City
Aragón
Aragón
Location within Mexico City

Aragón (About this soundSpanish pronunciation) is a station of the Mexico City Metro in Gustavo A. Madero and Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City. It is an at-grade station with one island platform, served by Line 5 (the Yellow line), between Eduardo Molina and Oceanía stations. Aragón station serves the colonias Casas Alemán and Simón Bolívar. The station is named after the San Juan de Aragón Forest, and its pictogram represents the silhouette of a squirrel. Aragón station was opened on 19 December 1981, on the first day of the ConsuladoPantitlán service.

Location[edit]

Picture of the station in the middle of Río Consolado Avenue. Several automobiles surround the station.
Aragón station (pictured) is located next to the Río Consolado Avenue

Aragón is a metro station located on Río Consulado Avenue, northeastern Mexico City.[2] The station serves the colonias Casas Alemán, in Gustavo A. Madero,[3] and Simón Bolívar, in Venustiano Carranza.[4] Within the system, the station lies between Eduardo Molina and Oceanía.[2]

Exits[edit]

  • North: Río Consulado Avenue and Dólares street, colonia Casas Alemán.[2]
  • South: Río Consulado Avenue and Peniques street, colonia Simón Bolívar.[2]

History and construction[edit]

Line 5 of Mexico City Metro was built by Grupo ICA (es),[5] and its first section was opened on 19 December 1981, operating from Pantitlán to Consulado stations.[6] The Aragón–Oceanía interstation track has a slope caused by subsidence.[7] Aragón is located at grade;[8] the station's pictogram represents a squirrel,[2] and the station is named after the San Juan de Aragón Park (es), a public park and zoo in Gustavo A. Madero,[9] because it was the closest to the park when the station was built.[10]

Incidents[edit]

After the 2015 Oceanía train crash, Aragón station was temporarily closed for repairs.[11] From 23 April to 15 June 2020, the station was temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico.[12][13]

Ridership[edit]

In 2019, Aragón station had an overall ridership of 2,754,754 passengers,[1] which was an increase of 21,253 passengers compared to 2018.[14] In the same year, Aragón was the 172nd busiest station in the system, out of a total of 195 stations, and it was the 8th busiest on Line 5.[1]

Annual passenger ridership
Year Ridership Average daily Rank Ref.
2019 2,754,754 7,547 172/195 [1]
2018 2,733,501 7,489 171/195 [14]
2017 2,624,161 7,189 171/195 [15]
2016 2,619,656 7,157 172/195 [16]
2015 2,669,995 7,315 159/195 [17]
2014 2,703,820 7,407 160/195 [18]
2013 2,732,838 7,487 168/195 [19]
2012 2,929,011 8,002 151/195 [20]
2011 3,132,506 8,582 145/175 [21]
2010 2,464,290 6,751 144/175 [22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Afluencia de estación por línea 2019" [Station traffic per line 2019] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2020. Archived from the original on 8 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Aragón" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro. Archived from the original on 5 July 2020. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Colonia Fernando Casas Alemán, Código Postal 07960, Gustavo A. Madero, Distrito Federal" [Fernando Casas Alemán, postal code 07960, Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City] (in Spanish). Heraldo. Archived from the original on 20 March 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Colonia Simón Bolivar, Código Postal 15410, Venustiano Carranza, Distrito Federal" [Simón Bolívar, postal code 15410, Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City] (in Spanish). Heraldo. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Línea 5, Ciudad de México" [Line 5, Mexico City] (in Spanish). iNGENET Infraestructura. 20 July 2009. Archived from the original on 2 September 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Baia, Baia, Tacubaya... Las estaciones del metro MÁS y MENOS utilizadas en CDMX" [Well, well... The MOST and LEAST used stations in Mexico City] (in Spanish). Nacion 321. 4 September 2019. Archived from the original on 15 April 2020. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  7. ^ Gómez, Ignacio (11 May 2020). "Estación Oceanía, 'hundida' en la burocracia" [Oceanía Station, 'sunk' in the bureaucracy] (in Spanish). máspormás. Archived from the original on 24 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Aragon Metro Station (Mexico City, 1981)". Structurae.net. Archived from the original on 24 July 2020. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Cartelera de actividades: Bosque de San Juan de Aragón" [Activities board: San Juan de Aragón Park] (PDF) (in Spanish). Secretaría del Medio Ambiente de la Ciudad de México. 1 July 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 17 August 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Los íconos del metro que merecen una explicación" [Metro symbols that deserve an explanation] (in Spanish). MXCity. Archived from the original on 24 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  11. ^ Alarcón, Rodrigo (5 May 2015). "RTP brindará traslado gratuito de Pantitlán a Eduardo Molina" [Red de Transporte de Pasajeros will provide free service from Pantitlán to Eduardo Molina]. Excélsior. Archived from the original on 30 October 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Cierre temporal de estaciones" [Temporal closure of stations] (PDF) (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 July 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  13. ^ Hernández, Eduardo (13 June 2020). "Coronavirus. Este es el plan para reabrir estaciones del Metro, Metrobús y Tren ligero" [Coronavirus. This is the plan to reopen Metro, Metrobús and Light Rail stations]. El Universal (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 4 July 2020. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  14. ^ a b "Afluencia de estación por línea 2018" [Station traffic per line 2018] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2019. Archived from the original on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  15. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2017" [Station traffic per line 2017] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2019. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  16. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2016" [Station traffic per line 2016] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2017. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  17. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2015" [Station traffic per line 2015] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2016. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  18. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2014" [Station traffic per line 2014] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2015. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  19. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2013" [Station traffic per line 2013] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2014. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  20. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2012" [Station traffic per line 2012] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2013. Archived from the original on 3 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  21. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2011" [Station traffic per line 2011] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2012. Archived from the original on 7 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  22. ^ "Afluencia de estación por línea 2010" [Station traffic per line 2010] (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2011. Archived from the original on 7 May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.

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