Metro Misterios

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Misterios
Mexico City Metro.svg
STC rapid transit
ESTACION MISTERIOS.jpg
Station sign, 2006
Location Río Consulado Avenue and Constantino street
Cuauhtémoc and Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City
Mexico
Coordinates 19°27′48″N99°07′51″W / 19.463315°N 99.130797°W / 19.463315; -99.130797 Coordinates: 19°27′48″N99°07′51″W / 19.463315°N 99.130797°W / 19.463315; -99.130797
Line(s) Line 5
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections Mexico City Metrobus Line 7 icon.svg Misterios
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
History
Opened1 July 1982
Traffic
Passengers (2019)2,953,802 [1]
Rank164/195 [1]
Services
Preceding station Mexico City Metro.svg STC Following station
La Raza
toward Politécnico
Line 5 Valle Gómez
toward Pantitlán
Location
Location map Mexico City.png
Red pog.svg
Misterios
Location within Mexico City

Misterios (Spanish for "Mysteries") is a station of the Mexico City Metro in Cuauhtémoc and Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City. It is an underground station with 2 side platforms, served by Line 5 (the Yellow line), between La Raza and Valle Gómez stations. Misterios station serves the colonias Peralvillo and Vallejo.

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The station receives its name from the Calzada de los Misterios, an avenue in Mexico City with many hermitages that reference the Mysteries of the Rosary; the station's pictogram features one of those hermitages. Misterios station was opened on 1 July 1982, on the first day of the La Raza–Pantitlán service.

Location

Misterios is below the Rio Consolado Avenue Metro Misterios 01.jpg
Misterios is below the Río Consolado Avenue

Misterios is a metro station located on Río Consulado Avenue, northern Mexico City. [2] The station serves the colonias Peralvillo, in Cuauhtémoc, [3] and Vallejo, in Gustavo A. Madero. [4] Within the system, the station lies between La Raza and Valle Gómez. [2]

The Misterios Metrobús station (Line 7) services the area. [5]

Exits

History and construction

Misterios' pictogram is based on one of the Mysteries of the Rosary located in Calzada de los Misterios (Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation pictured) Misterio 01 La Encarnacion del Hijo de Dios 11.jpg
Misterios' pictogram is based on one of the Mysteries of the Rosary located in Calzada de los Misterios (Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation pictured)

Line 5 of Mexico City Metro was built by Grupo ICA (es); [6] between the Valle Gómez and Misterios stations, it was found a road that connected Tenochtitlan with the Tepeyac hill. The road was built with materials dated from the Mesoamerican Postclassic Period. [7] Misterios is an underground station that was opened on 1 July 1982, [8] on the first day of the La RazaPantitlán service. [9]

The station is named after the Calzada de los Misterios (es), [2] an avenue in Mexico City that connects the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe with the Paseo de la Reforma avenue, and it features 15 hermitages built in the 17th century that reference the Mysteries of the Rosary; [10] [11] the station's pictogram represents one of those hermitages. [2]

Incidents

From 23 April to 15 June 2020, the station was temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico. [12] [13]

Ridership

In 2019, Misterios station had an overall ridership of 2,953,802 passengers, [1] which was a decrease of 107,804 passengers compared to 2018. [14] In the same year, Misterios was the 164th busiest station in the system, out of a total of 195 stations, and it was the 7th busiest on Line 5. [1]

Annual passenger ridership
YearRidershipAverage dailyRankRef.
20192,953,8028,092164/195 [1]
20183,061,6168,387163/195 [14]
20173,000,2508,219163/195 [15]
20162,985,0398,155165/195 [16]
20153,005,1928,233152/195 [17]
20143,049,5868,355151/195 [18]
20133,062,8148,391160/195 [19]
20123,224,9808,811145/195 [20]
20113,678,30110,077140/175 [21]
20102,816,0437,715140/175 [22]

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