Potrero metro station

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Metro Potrero pictogram.svg Potrero
STC rapid transit
ESTACION POTRERO.jpg
Station sign, 21 December 2008
LocationMexico City
Mexico
Coordinates19°28′37″N 99°07′56″W / 19.47691°N 99.132171°W / 19.47691; -99.132171Coordinates: 19°28′37″N 99°07′56″W / 19.47691°N 99.132171°W / 19.47691; -99.132171
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsMexico City Metrobús Line 1 icon.svg Potrero
Construction
Structure typeSurface
History
Opened1 December 1979
Passengers
20186,269,063[1]
Rank106/195[1]
Services
Preceding station Mexico City Metro.svg STC Following station
Deportivo 18 de Marzo Line 3 La Raza
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
Potrero is located in Mexico City
Potrero
Metro Potrero pictogram.svg Potrero
Location within Mexico City

Metro Potrero is a metro station on the Mexico City Metro.[2][3] It is located in the Gustavo A. Madero borough, in the northern part of Mexico City.[2]

Name and iconography[edit]

The station logo depicts a colt behind a fence.[2][3] The Spanish word potrero means pasture land used for breeding horses (potros). The name of this station refers to the nearby potreros that existed in the zone in early 20th century.[2]

General information[edit]

Metro Potrero stands on Avenida Insurgentes Norte and serves the Guadalupe Insurgentes and Colonia Calputitlan neighbourhoods.[2] The station opened on 1 December 1979[4]

The station also serves the Metrobús stop of the same name.

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 "Potrero" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  3. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Potrero » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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