Toesca metro station

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Santiago Metro station
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General information
Coordinates 33°27′10.48″S70°39′30.89″W / 33.4529111°S 70.6585806°W / -33.4529111; -70.6585806 Coordinates: 33°27′10.48″S70°39′30.89″W / 33.4529111°S 70.6585806°W / -33.4529111; -70.6585806
Line(s) Santiago de Chile L2.svg Line 2
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections Transantiago buses
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedMarch 31, 1978 [1]
Services
Preceding station Santiago Metro Following station
Los Héroes Line 2 Parque O'Higgins
towards La Cisterna

Toesca is a metro station on the Line 2 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. It is located in the middle of a sunken stretch of the Autopista Central. The station is named for the nearby Toesca Street, which in turn is named after Joaquín Toesca, who designed La Moneda Palace.

The station was opened on 31 March 1978 as part of the inaugural section of the line, between Los Héroes and Franklin. [2]

The station is close to the Palacio Cousiño.

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References

  1. "Historia" [History]. Metro de Santiago (in Spanish). Metro S.A. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  2. Schwandl, Robert. "Santiago". urbanrail.