Mexico City Metro Line 5

Line 5 / Línea 5
MetroDF Línea 5.svg
Metro Consulado 01.JPG
Exterior view of Metro Consulado
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Mexico City Metro
Locale Mexico City
Termini Metro Politécnico
Metro Pantitlán
Stations 13
Ridership 78 million per annum (2011) [1]
Operation
Opened December 19, 1981
Operator(s) Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC)
Rolling stock - Trains MP-68 made in France in 1968, refurbished by Bombardier in 1994
- Trains NM-73AR Cabin Classic made in Mexico by Concarril and Alstom between 1973 and 1978 refurbished by STC workers between 2003 and 2009
- Trains NM-83 made in Mexico by Concarril between 1983 and 1990
- Trains NM-73AR Cabin CAF made in Mexico by Concarril, Alstom and CAF between 2000 and 2004 refurbished by CAF between 2003 and 2009
Technical
Line length 14.435 km (9 mi)
Track length 15.675 km (10 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Third rail
Operating speed 36 km/h (22 mph)
Route map
Mexico City Metro line 5.svg

Mexico City Metro Line 5 is one of the 12 metro lines built in Mexico City, Mexico.

The color that represents it is yellow and runs from the north to the east. This line usually had the NM73 trains but due to the introduction of the NM02 trains in Line 2 now it is served by NC82 Canadian trains made by Bombardier.

Chronology

  • December 19, 1981: from Pantitlán to Consulado.
  • July 1, 1982: from Consulado to La Raza.
  • August 30, 1982: from La Raza to Politécnico.