Cantagalo Station

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Cantagalo
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Coordinates 22°58′35″S43°11′38″W / 22.97639°S 43.19389°W / -22.97639; -43.19389 Coordinates: 22°58′35″S43°11′38″W / 22.97639°S 43.19389°W / -22.97639; -43.19389
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 2007
Services
Preceding station  Metrô Rio  Following station
toward  Uruguai
Line 1
Terminus

Cantagalo Station is a station on Line 1 of the Rio de Janeiro Metro located in the Copacabana borough of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The station was opened in 2007. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "Estação de metrô Cantagalo começa a funcionar". O Globo (in Portuguese). 27 February 2007. Retrieved 21 March 2008.
  2. Thamsten, Mariane (8 June 2007). "Metrô: infiltração e piso escorregadio na estação Cantagalo preocupam usuários". O Globo (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 6 July 2007. Retrieved 18 September 2014 via Wayback Machine.