12 de Octubre (Panama Metro)

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12 de Octubre
Panama Metro station
12 de Octubre, Panama metro.jpg
Platforms
Location Panama
Platforms 2
History
Opened 6 April 2014 (2014-04-06)

12 de Octubre is a Panama Metro station on Line 1. Construction of the station began on 17 March 2012[1][2] and it was one of the first 11 stations when the metro began operations on 6 April 2014,[3] it is the first of six elevated stations when travelling towards the terminus of San Isidro.[2]

Located in the district of the same name, the station is the closest to Panamá Viejo, the original site of Panama city;[4] in its first year of operations, 12 de Octubre was the eighth most used station of the twelve on the network at that time, carrying 8% of the system's users at peak times.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cambios viales en Pueblo Nuevo, Transístmica y 12 de Octubre" [Changes to the roads in Pueblo Nuevo, Transístmica and 12 de Octubre]. La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). Panama City. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Inicia construcción de la Estación 12 de Octubre" [Construction of 12 de Octubre station begins] (in Spanish). Metro de Panamá. 2012. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Hoy será la apertura oficial de la Línea Uno del Metro de Panamá" [Today will see the official opening of Line 1 of Panama metro]. La Prensa (in Spanish). Panama City. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Chávez, Mario (18 July 2014). "Así es la primera línea de metro de Panamá" [This is Line 1 of Panama metro]. Forbes Mexico (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Alvarado, Nicanor (5 April 2015). "Línea Uno del metro: un año y 693 millones de dólares después" [Metro line 1: a year and 693 million dollars later]. La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). Panama City. Retrieved 19 November 2016.