Rodrigo de Araya metro station

Rodrigo de Araya
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Santiago Metro station
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LocationVicuña Mackenna Avenue / Santa Elena Street
Coordinates33°28′39.44″S 70°37′20.25″W / 33°28′39.44″S 70°37′20.25″W / -33.4776222; -70.6222917
Line(s)Santiago de Chile L5.svg Line 5
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTransantiago buses
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedApril 5, 1997
Services
Preceding station Santiago Metro Following station
Line 5

Rodrigo de Araya is an elevated metro station on the Line 5 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. The station consists of an elliptical cylindrical structure enclosing the side platforms and tracks. Staircases jut out from the tubular structure and lead to the concourse level, which is located below the viaduct deck.

Currently the platforms are being enlarged from 108 m (354 ft) to 135 m (443 ft),[1] to support seven-car trains. The renovation project includes the use of tensile roofing structures to cover the newer portion of the station, as well as the open portion of the original station.

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References

  1. ^ "Ministro de Transportes y Metro revisan en terreno avances de la extensión de andenes de L5". Metro de Santiago (in Spanish). Metro S.A. Retrieved August 24, 2012.


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