Olleros (Buenos Aires Underground)

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Olleros
Linea D (SBASE) bullet.svg
Estacion Olleros - Linea D - Subte de Buenos Aires.jpg
Central view of the station platforms
LocationAv. Cabildo between Olleros and Av. F. Lacroze
Coordinates 34°34′12.3″S58°26′40.7″W / 34.570083°S 58.444639°W / -34.570083; -58.444639 Coordinates: 34°34′12.3″S58°26′40.7″W / 34.570083°S 58.444639°W / -34.570083; -58.444639
Platforms Side platforms
History
Opened31 May 1997
Services
Preceding station  Subte gcba logo.png Subte  Following station
Linea D (SBASE) bullet.svg Line D
toward  Catedral

Olleros is a station on Line D of the Buenos Aires Underground.

Line D (Buenos Aires Underground) metro line

Line D of the Buenos Aires Underground runs from Catedral to Congreso de Tucumán. The D Line opened on 3 June 1937 and has been expanded to the north several times. The line is currently 11 km long and has 16 stations, while running approximately parallel to the city's coastline.

Buenos Aires Underground rapid transit railway in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Buenos Aires Underground, locally known as Subte, is a rapid transit system that serves the area of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first section of this network opened in 1913, making it the 13th subway in the world, and first underground railway in Latin America, the Southern Hemisphere and the Spanish-speaking world, with the Madrid Metro opening five years later, in 1919. As of 2015, Buenos Aires is the only Argentine city with a metro system, but there is a proposal to build a metro in the city of Córdoba, while a proposal to build a metro in Rosario was shelved in favour of a tramway network.

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