Line 4 (Rio de Janeiro)

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Rio de Janeiro Metro Line 4
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Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Rio de Janeiro Metro
StatusOperational
Locale Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Termini General Osório
Jardim Oceânico
Stations6
Operation
Opened30 June 2016
Owner Bandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro
Operator(s) Logo MetroRio.svg MetrôRio
Technical
Line length16 km (9.9 mi)
Track gauge 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
Electrification DC third rail
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)
Route map

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General Osório
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Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Jardim de Alah
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Antero de Quental
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Gávea
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São Conrado
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Joatinga Canal
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Jardim Oceânico
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Line 4 (yellow line) is a line of the Rio de Janeiro Metro. [1]

It was completed on 30 July 2016, connecting Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood in the West Zone, passing under São Conrado and Rocinha, to Ipanema. All stations are underground, but when arriving in Barra da Tijuca, trains exit a tunnel, pass briefly by an elevated bridge and go underground again. [2] [1]

At first, the line was only open to those with a ticket to events of the 2016 Summer Olympics and members of the Olympic Family; it was only open to the general public on September 17.

The Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro remains responsible for the expansion of metro network, through Rio Trilhos.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Temer participa de inauguração da Linha 4 do Metrô no Rio" [President Temer takes part in inauguration of Rio's metro's line four](url) (in Portuguese). G1 Portal. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  2. "O que é o projeto" [What is the project] (in Portuguese). Metrô Linha 4. 24 August 2014. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 2014-08-24.