Metro Ermita

Mexico City Metro
STC rapid transit
Metro Ermita Linea 12.jpg
Line 12 platforms as of October 2018
LocationCalzada de Tlalpan
Benito Juárez
Mexico City
Coordinates19°21′43″N 99°08′35″W / 19°21′43″N 99°08′35″W / 19.361883; -99.142942
Line(s)Mexico City Metro Line 2 Mexico City Metro Line 12
PlatformsMexico City Metro Line 2 1 island platform
Mexico City Metro Line 12 2 side platforms
Structure typeMexico City Metro Line 2 Surface
Mexico City Metro Line 12 Underground
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
OpenedMexico City Metro Line 2 1 August 1970
Mexico City Metro Line 12 30 October 2012
Preceding station Mexico City Metro Following station
Línea 2
towards Tasqueña
towards Observatorio
Línea 12
towards Tláhuac

Ermita is a station on Line 2 and Line 12 of the Mexico City Metro system.[1][2] According to the Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, Ermita serves as a transfer station of Line 12.[3] It is located in the Benito Juárez borough of Mexico City, directly south of the city centre on Calzada de Tlalpan.[1]

General information

It is a surface station. The station logo depicts a chapel: the Spanish word ermita means a small chapel constructed outside a church.[1][2] The name of this station refers to San Cosme ermita, constructed in 1526.[1] The station was opened on 1 August 1970.[4] The Line 12 station was opened on 30 October 2012 as a part of the first stretch of the line between Mixcoac and Tláhuac.[4]

Ermita provides a transfer with trolleybus Line "D", which also connects with Metro Mixcoac, Metro Zapata, and Metro Portales.[5] Ermita is also not far from trolleybus Line "E".[6][7]

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