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Central do Brasil (Portuguese pronunciation: [sẽˈtɾaw du bɾaˈziw]) is a major train station in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. It is the last stop of Rio's railway network, as well as a hub for connection with the city subway[1] and a bus station. Central do Brasil was also a preeminent stop in the interstate Central do Brasil railroad, which did link Rio de Janeiro with São Paulo and Minas Gerais, though the railroad is now deactivated. The station is located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, along the Avenida Presidente Vargas and across from the Campo de Santana park.

Estação Central do Brasil
Train, metro and bus
Central do Brasil.jpg
View of the station's clock tower
Location Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Brazil
Coordinates Coordinates: 22°54′12.29″S 43°11′29.20″W / 22.9034139°S 43.1914444°W / -22.9034139; -43.1914444
Line(s) Logo da SuperVia.svg SuperVia
Deodoro Line
Santa Cruz Line
Japeri Line
Belford Roxo Line
Saracuruna Line
Logo MetroRio.svg Metrô Rio
Line 1
Line 2
History
Opened 29 March 1858 (1858-03-29)
Services
Preceding station   Rio de Janeiro Metro   Following station
toward Uruguai
Line 1
toward Pavuna
Line 2
toward Botafogo
Preceding station   SuperVia   Following station
Terminus Deodoro
toward Deodoro
Terminus Santa Cruz
toward Santa Cruz
Terminus Japeri
toward Japeri
Terminus Belford Roxo
toward Belford Roxo
Terminus Saracuruna
toward Saracuruna
The station in 1899.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central - Sobre a Estação". MetrôRio. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 

External linksEdit

  Media related to Estação Central do Brasil at Wikimedia Commons