Central do Brasil

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Estação Central do Brasil
Train, metro and bus
Estacao Central do Brasil.jpg
View of the station and its clock tower
Location Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Coordinates Coordinates: 22°54′12.29″S43°11′29.20″W / 22.9034139°S 43.1914444°W / -22.9034139; -43.1914444
Line(s) Logo da SuperVia.svg SuperVia
Deodoro Line
Santa Cruz Line
Japeri Line
Belford Roxo Line
Saracuruna Line
Logo MetroRio.svg Metrô Rio
Line 1
Line 2
Architectural style Art deco
Opened29 March 1858 (1858-03-29)
Preceding station  Rio de Janeiro Metro  Following station
toward  Uruguai
Line 1
toward  General Osório
toward  Pavuna
Line 2
toward  Botafogo
Preceding station  SuperVia  Following station
Terminus Deodoro
toward  Deodoro
Terminus Santa Cruz
toward  Santa Cruz
Terminus Japeri
toward  Japeri
Terminus Belford Roxo
toward  Belford Roxo
Terminus Saracuruna
toward  Saracuruna
Rio De Janeiro location map.svg
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Estação Central do Brasil
Location within Rio de Janeiro

Central do Brasil (Portuguese pronunciation:  [sẽˈtɾaw du bɾaˈziw] ) is a major train station in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. It is the last stop of Rio's railway network, as well as a hub for connection with the city subway [1] and a bus station. Central do Brasil was also a preeminent stop in the interstate Central do Brasil railroad, which did link Rio de Janeiro with São Paulo and Minas Gerais, though the railroad is now deactivated. The station is located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, along the Avenida Presidente Vargas and across from the Campo de Santana park. It was built in Art deco style.

The station in 1899 Estacao Central da Antiga Estrada de Ferro Dom Pedro II.jpg
The station in 1899

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  1. "Central - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 16 September 2014.

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