Carandiru (São Paulo Metro)
This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. (August 2015)
|Location||Av. Cruzeiro do Sul, 2487|
|Owned by||Government of the State of São Paulo|
|Operated by||Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo|
|Opened||September 26, 1975|
Located in Avenida Cruzeiro do Sul, 2487, in the district of Santana, North Side of São Paulo. It is next to the location of the old Carandiru Penitentiary, stage of many crises of the penitentiary system during more than 20 years, deactivated and imploded in 2002 to give place to Youth Park (Parque da Juventude).
It is an elevated station with structure in apparent concrete, prefabricated cover in concrete, and two side platforms. It also has, besides the access, two gates on each side of the platforms, in a way that the passenger who leaves the train in a platform cannot take the train on the opposite side without paying another fee.
It has 6,880 square metres (74,100 sq ft) of built area and capacity for 20,000 passengers per hour during peak hours.
- "Entrada de Passageiros por Estação - Média Dias Úteis - Maio/2021" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2021-06-18. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
- "Estação Carandiru" (in Portuguese). Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo. Retrieved 7 August 2019.