Blue Line (Lisbon Metro)

The Blue Line (Portuguese: Linha Azul) or Seagull Line (Portuguese: Linha da Gaivota) is one of the four lines of Lisbon Metro. It is the only line of the Lisbon Metro entirely underground, without any viaduct.

Blue Line
Metropolitano Lisboa logo.svg
Estacao restauradores metro lisboa.jpg
Lisbon metro station Restauradores
Overview
Other name(s)Seagull Line
Native nameLinha Azul
OwnerGovernment-owned corporation
Locale Lisbon
Amadora
 Portugal
TerminiReboleira
Santa Apolónia
Connecting linesYellow Line Red Line
Logo CP 2.svg Logo Linha Sintra.png Logo la.png
Stations18
Service
TypeRapid Transit
SystemMetropolitano de Lisboa
Operator(s)Metropolitano de Lisboa, EPE
Rolling stockML90, ML95, ML97, ML99
History
Opened29 December 1959 (62 years ago) (1959-12-29)
(original network)
15 July 1995 (26 years ago) (1995-07-15)
(independent line)
Technical
Line length14 km (8.7 mi)
CharacterUnderground subway
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC third rail
Route map
13,724
12,765 Amadora Este
Alfornelos
 0AMD0  0ODV0 
branch line
→ PMO III
10,747 Pontinha
PMO III Pontinha
09,927 Carnide
09,146 Colégio Militar/Luz
Alto dos Moinhos
Laranjeiras
PMO I Sete Rios
(closed)
L. Cintura: Sete Rios
06,591 Jardim Zoológico
(until 1995 Sete Rios)
Praça de Espanha
(until 1995 Palhavã)
branch line
→ PMO I (closed)
Red Line
branch line
São Sebastião
Red Line
Parque
Yellow Line
Picoas
branch lineYellow Line
"Y" linePicoas (until 1995)
03,791 Marquês de Pombal
(until 1995 Rotunda) ⇄ Yellow Line
Yellow Line
Rato
Avenida
02,691 Restauradores
Green Line
Rossio
12th branch
(closed 1998)
02,025 Baixa-Chiado
Elev. Município
ventilation shaft
branch line
→ '''Blue Line'''
× Tram (R. V. Cordón)
× Tram (R. Arsenal)
Green Line
ventilation shaft
× Tagus
Terreiro do Paço
Alfândega
(pj. 1993; canc.)
00,000 Santa Apolónia
 Topographic map 
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StationsEdit

 
Reboleira
 
Amadora Este
 
Alfornelos
 
Pontinha
 
Carnide
 
Colégio Militar/Luz
 
Alto dos Moinhos
 
Laranjeiras
 
Jardim Zoológico
 
Praça de Espanha
 
 
 
 
São Sebastião
 
Parque
 
 
 
 
Marquês de Pombal
 
Avenida
 
Restauradores
 
 
 
 
Baixa-Chiado
 
Terreiro do Paço
 
Santa Apolónia
Code Station name Distance (km) Transfers Location
Inter-
station
Total
SP Santa Apolónia   0.0   Azambuja Line (Santa Apolónia) São Vicente Lisbon
TP Terreiro do Paço   1.1 1.1     Soflusa Santa Maria Maior
BC Baixa-Chiado   0.9 2.0 Green Line
RE Restauradores   0.7 2.7   Sintra Line (Rossio)
AV Avenida 0.5 3.2 Santo António
MP Marquês de Pombal   0.6 3.8
PA Parque 0.6 4.4 Avenidas Novas
SS São Sebastião   0.7 5.1   Red Line
PE Praça de Espanha 0.7 5.8 Campolide
JZ Jardim Zoológico 0.8 6.6
São Domingos de Benfica
LA Laranjeiras 1.1 7.7
AH Alto dos Moinjos 0.6 8.3
CM Colégio Militar/Luz 0.8 9.1   Luz bus terminal Carnide
CA Carnide   0.9 10.0
PO Pontinha   0.7 10.7   Pontinha bus terminal
AF Alfornelos   0.9 11.6 Amadora
AS Amadora Este   1.2 12.8   Amadora bus terminal
RB Reboleira   0.9 13.7

FrequencyEdit

Summer timetable[1] Winter timetable[1]
Time Headway Time Headway
Working days 06:30 - 07:00

07:00 - 07:30

07:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 19:00

19:00 - 20:00

20:00 - 20:30

20:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

07' 30'

06' 45'

05' 45'

06' 15'

07' 25'

05' 45'

06' 45'

07' 25'

08' 05'

10' 45'

06:30 - 07:00

07:00 - 07:30

07:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 19:00

19:00 - 20:00

20:00 - 20:30

20:30 - 21:00

21:00 - 21:30

21:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

07' 30'

06' 10'

04' 55'

05' 15'

06' 40'

05' 15'

06' 10'

06' 40'

07' 20'

08' 15'

08' 05'

10' 45'

Weekends and holidays 06:30 - 08:30

08:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 10'

08' 00'

10' 40'

06:30 - 08:30

08:30 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 19:30

19:30 - 22:30

22:30 - 01:05

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 00'

08' 05'

08' 10'

08' 00'

10' 40'

ChronologyEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Frequência de comboios - Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E." Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. (in European Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  2. ^ "Cronologia - Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E." Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. (in European Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2017-07-17.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Linha Azul (Lisboa) at Wikimedia Commons