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The Monterrey Metro is the most modern metro system in Mexico; providing the major northern city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, with fast and efficient mass transit services, it also has a solid reputation for safety. This page refers to urban rail mass transit systems. ... This article is about the Mexican city; for other uses, see Monterrey (disambiguation). ... Other Mexican States Capital Monterrey Other major cities list of municipalities Area 64,924 km² Ranked 13th Population (2000 census) 3,826,240 Ranked 9th Governor (2003-09) José Natividad González Parás (PRI/PVEM) Federal Deputies (11) PRI/PVEM = 10 PAN = 1 Federal Senators PAN = 2 PRI = 1... In the United States of America, transit describes local area common carrier passenger transportation configured to provide scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis. ...

The Monterrey Metro, officially known as Metrorrey, has two lines. Line 1 was opened in 1991 and runs through the center of the city from the north-west to the eastern part of the Monterrey Metropolitan Area. Line 1 runs over an elevated structure, 18.5 km long, with 19 stations. A complete ride along this line takes about 27 minutes. Line 1 is linked to line 2 at Cuauhtémoc station, located downtown. Line 2 (underground) was opened in 1994, is 4.5 km long and has 6 stations. Line 2 runs from the metro shops located north to the Cuauhtémoc station to Macroplaza and, when completed, it will be 24 km. long.

The Monterrey Metro has the following stations:

Line 1

San Bernabé – Unidad Modelo – Aztlán – Penitenciaría – Alfonso Reyes – Mitras – Simón Bolívar – Hospital – Edison – Central (Next to Monterrey Central Bus Station) – Cuauhtémoc (linked to line 2) – Casa de la Cultura – Felix U Gómez – Parque Fundidora – Y Griega – Palacio Federal – Lerdo de Tejada – Exposición

Line 2

General Anaya – Cuauhtémoc (linked to line 1) – Alameda – Fundadores – Padre Mier – Zaragoza (in the heart of Macroplaza)



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