Cidade Nova Station

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Cidade Nova
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Train at Cidade Nova station
LocationRio de Janeiro
Brazil
Coordinates 22°54′33″S43°12′49″W / 22.9090384°S 43.2135099°W / -22.9090384; -43.2135099 Coordinates: 22°54′33″S43°12′49″W / 22.9090384°S 43.2135099°W / -22.9090384; -43.2135099
Operated by Metrô Rio
Line(s) Line 2
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeCNV
History
Opened2010
Services
Preceding station  Metrô Rio  Following station
toward  Pavuna
Line 2
toward  Botafogo
Location
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Cidade Nova
Location within Rio de Janeiro

Cidade Nova Station (Portuguese : Estação Cidade Nova) is a subway station on the Rio de Janeiro Metro that services the neighbourhood of Cidade Nova in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The station was opened in 2010. [1] [2] [3]

Portuguese language Romance language that originated in Portugal

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References

  1. "Cidade Nova - Sobre a Estação" (in Portuguese). MetrôRio. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  2. "Cidade Nova Metro Station and Footbridge / JBMC Architecture". ArchDaily. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  3. Leite, Renata (1 November 2010). "Governador e prefeito do Rio inauguram Estação Cidade Nova do metrô". Jornal O Globo (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 September 2014.