Mexico City Metro Line 1

Line 1 / Línea 1
MetroDF Línea 1.svg
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Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemMexico City Metro
LocaleMexico City
TerminiMetro Observatorio
Metro Pantitlán
Stations20
Ridership713,821 passengers per day (2016)[1]
Operation
OpenedSeptember 4, 1969
Operator(s)Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stock- Trains MP-68 made in France in 1968, refurbished by CAF
- Trains NE-92 made in Spain in 1992
- Trains NM-83 made in Mexico between 1983 and 1991
Technical
Line length16.654 km (10 mi)
Track length18.828 km (12 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
ElectrificationThird rail
Operating speed36 km/h (22 mph)
Route map

Observatorio
Tacubaya
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 7 Mexico City Metro Line 9
Juanacatlán
Chapultepec
Sevilla
Insurgentes
Cuauhtémoc
Balderas
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 3
Salto del Agua
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 8
Isabel la Católica
Pino Suárez
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 2
Merced
Candelaria
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 4
San Lázaro
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line B
Moctezuma
Balbuena
Boulevard Puerto Aéreo
Gómez Farías
Zaragoza
Pantitlán
Mexico City Metro.svg Mexico City Metro Line 5 Mexico City Metro Line 9 Mexico City Metro Line A

Mexico City Metro Line 1 is one of the twelve metro lines operating in Mexico City, Mexico. Officially inaugurated in 1969, it went to become the first metro line to be built in the country. Its identifying color is pink and it runs through the city from west to east.

General information

The line is built under several avenues: Parque Lira, Pedro Antonio de los Santos, Circuito Interior, Avenida de los Insurgentes, Avenida Chapultepec, Arcos de Belén, Balderas, Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, José María Izazaga, Isabel la Católica, Anillo de Circunvalación, Congreso de la Unión, Eduardo Molina, and Ignacio Zaragoza.

It commutes with Line 7 and 9 at the Station Tacubaya, Line 3 at Balderas, Line 8 at Salto del Agua, Line 2 at Pino Suárez, Line 4 at Candelaria, Line B at San Lázaro and Lines 5, 9 and A at Pantitlán. When Line 12 extension is completed, it will also connect with Line 12 at Observatorio.[2]