General Osório Station

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General Osório
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LocationPraça General Osório,
Rio de Janeiro
Coordinates 22°59′05″S43°11′50″W / 22.98472°S 43.19722°W / -22.98472; -43.19722 Coordinates: 22°59′05″S43°11′50″W / 22.98472°S 43.19722°W / -22.98472; -43.19722
Connections Logo MetroRio.svg Metrô Rio Bus
Gávea (Metrô na Superfície)
Barra Expresso
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Preceding station  Metrô Rio  Following station
toward  Uruguai
Line 1 Terminus
Terminus Line 4
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General Osório
Location within Rio de Janeiro

General Osório is a station on Line 1 of the Rio de Janeiro Metro located in the Ipanema borough of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the line's southern terminus. The station opened in December 2009.

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Station layout

The station has an unusual layout with the two tracks located between three platforms. [1]


MetrôRio Bus Service runs the Metrô na Superfície bus to Gávea and the Barra Expresso between Ipanema/General Osório Station and Terminal Alvorada in Barra da Tijuca. [2]

Terminal Alvorada

Terminal Alvorada is a bus station in Barra da Tijuca in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The terminal was renovated in 2013.

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Inside of the station.

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General Osório Square

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  1. "General Osório". MetrôRio. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. "Barra Expresso via General Osório - 525". MetrôRio. Retrieved 17 September 2014.

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