Largo do Machado Station

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Largo do Machado
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Entrance to Largo do Machado Station
LocationLargo do Machado, 11
Catete, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Coordinates 22°55′51″S43°10′42″W / 22.930925°S 43.178286°W / -22.930925; -43.178286
Operated by Metrô Rio
Line(s) Line 1
Line 2
ConnectionsIntegrated buses
Expressa – 580 – Cosme Velha
Expressa – 133 – Rodoviária
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeLMC
History
Opened1981
Traffic
Passengers40,000 per day [1]
Services
Preceding station  Metrô Rio  Following station
toward  Uruguai
Line 1
toward  General Osório
toward  Pavuna
Line 2
toward  Botafogo
Location
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Largo do Machado
Location within Rio de Janeiro

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References

  1. "Metrô do Rio de Janeiro - Estações Linha 1". Ministério dos Transportes. Archived from the original on 6 June 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. "Largo do Machado - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 16 September 2014.