Bellas Artes metro station (Santiago)

Bellas Artes is an underground metro station on the Line 5 of the Santiago Metro. It has platforms narrower than those of the older Santiago's metro stations and has only one exit. Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, which is located on Parque Forestal, and Santa Lucía Hill are within walking distance from the station. The station was opened on 3 March 2000 as part of the extension of the line was extended from Baquedano to Santa Ana.[2]

Bellas Artes
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Santiago Metro station
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Coordinates33°26′11.68″S 70°38′39.88″W / 33.4365778°S 70.6444111°W / -33.4365778; -70.6444111Coordinates: 33°26′11.68″S 70°38′39.88″W / 33.4365778°S 70.6444111°W / -33.4365778; -70.6444111
Line(s)Santiago de Chile L5.svg Line 5
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTransantiago buses
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedMarch 2, 2000 [1]
Services
Preceding station   Santiago Metro   Following station
Line 5

The name Bellas Artes is Spanish for Fine Arts, an allusion to the aforementioned museum.

Transantiago busesEdit

The station is surrounded by 4 bus stops (Stops 3 and 5 do not exist):

Bus Stop/ Code Routes
Stop 1 / Miraflores - Merced (PA334) 504 (Hosp. Dipreca) - 505 (Peñalolén) - 508 (Av. Las Torres) - 517 (Peñalolén) - B02n (Plaza Italia)
Stop 2 / Metro Bellas Artes (PA395) 502c (Cerro Navia) - 504 (El Tranque) - 505 (Cerro Navia) - 508 (Av. Mapocho)
Stop 4 / Metro Bellas Artes (PA259) 307 (Lo Marcoleta) - 314 (Lo Marcoleta) - 314e (Lo Marcoleta) - 517 (J.J. Pérez) - B27 (Metro Vespucio Norte)
Stop 6 / Metro Bellas Artes (PA587) 116 (Huechuraba) - 214 (El Cortijo)
Miraflores esq. / Merced (PA44)

303 (Quilicura) - 514 (Enea) - 515n (Route end) - 515n (San Luis de Macul)

ReferencesEdit

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