Terminal Alvorada

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Terminal Alvorada

Terminal Alvorada 2014.jpg

Terminal Alvorada in February 2014
Location Barra da Tijuca
Coordinates 22°59′45″S43°21′38″W / 22.995833°S 43.360556°W / -22.995833; -43.360556 Coordinates: 22°59′45″S43°21′38″W / 22.995833°S 43.360556°W / -22.995833; -43.360556
Bus routes TransOeste
TransCarioca
Barra Expresso Nova América/Del Castilho and Ipanema/General Osório
History
Opened 22 September 1981 (1981-09-22)

Terminal Alvorada is a bus station in Barra da Tijuca in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The terminal was renovated in 2013. [1]

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Services

The terminal is an integrated BRT station servicing the TransOeste and TransCarioca lines. The station is open 24 hours a day. [2] [3] [4]

Panoramic view of Terminal Alvorada with articulated buses from BRT service. Terminal Alvorada Panorama 09 2015.jpg
Panoramic view of Terminal Alvorada with articulated buses from BRT service.

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References

  1. "Terminal Alvorada é totalmente reformado e ampliado" (in Portuguese). Prefeitura do Rio de Janeiro. 24 December 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  2. "Estações" (PDF) (in Portuguese). BRTRIO. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  3. "Estação - Terminal Alvorada" (in Portuguese). BRTRIO. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. "Terminal Alvorada" (in Portuguese). Rio Ônibus. Retrieved 19 November 2014.