Juárez metro station

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Metro Juárez pictogram.svg Juárez
STC rapid transit
EntranceMetroJuarezDF.JPG
Entrance to Metro Juarez on Balderas Street
LocationBalderas street
Centro, Cuauhtémoc
Mexico City
Mexico
Coordinates19°25′59″N 99°08′52″W / 19.433167°N 99.147792°W / 19.433167; -99.147792Coordinates: 19°25′59″N 99°08′52″W / 19.433167°N 99.147792°W / 19.433167; -99.147792
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsMexico City Metrobús Line 3 icon.svg Juárez
Mexico City Metrobús Line 4 icon.svg Juárez
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened20 November 1970
Passengers
20186,400,618[1]
Rank102/195[1]
Services
Preceding station Mexico City Metro.svg STC Following station
Hidalgo Line 3 Balderas
Route map
Ticomán workshops
Indios Verdes
Deportivo 18 de Marzo
Mexico City Metro Line 6
Potrero
La Raza
Mexico City Metro Line 5
Tlatelolco
Guerrero
Mexico City Metro Line B
Hidalgo
Mexico City Metro Line 2
Juárez
Balderas
Mexico City Metro Line 1
Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX
Hospital General
Centro Médico
Mexico City Metro Line 9
Etiopía / Plaza de la Transparencia
Eugenia
División del Norte
Zapata
Mexico City Metro Line 12
Coyoacán
Viveros / Derechos Humanos
Miguel Ángel de Quevedo
Copilco
Universidad
Location
Juárez is located in Mexico City Centro Historico
Juárez
Metro Juárez pictogram.svg Juárez
Location within Centro Histórico

Metro Juárez is a metro station on the Mexico City Metro.[2][3] It is located in the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City.[2]

Name and iconography[edit]

The station logo depicts the bust of Benito Juárez (1806-1872), a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served five terms as the president of Mexico: 1858–1861 as interim, then 1861–1865, 1865–1867, 1867–1871 and 1871–1872 as constitutional president.[2][3] This station's name, along with Metro Guelatao, refers to this Mexican politician[4] and is located close to Juárez Avenue. The station opened on 20 November 1970, and has facilities for the handicapped.[2][5]

General information[edit]

Metro Juárez serves the Centro neighbourhood, near the downtown area of the city.[2] It is located on Balderas Avenue,[2] and the walk from the station to the important Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas Avenue has many specialty stores.[6]

Nearby[edit]

Exits[edit]

  • East: Balderas street and Art. 123 street, Centro
  • West: Balderas street and Avenida Independencia, Centro

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Afluencia de estación por línea 2018" (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2019. Archived from the original on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Juárez" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Juárez » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Guelatao" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 9 March 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  5. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  6. ^ The area south of the station on Balderas is home to the Mercado de Artesanias de la Ciudadela. See: "Mercado de Artesanias" (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 August 2011. "Mexico City Markets". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. "Mercado Artesanal de la Ciudadela - Mexico City Shopping". Fodor's Travel Guides. Retrieved 20 August 2011.