Hospital station (Medellín)

Hospital station is the eighth stop on line A of the Medellín Metro.[1] It is located in the central eastern part of Medellín and stops at complex that can connect to the University Hospital of San Vicente de Paúl, for which it is named. The station was opened on 30 November 1995 as part of the inaugural section of Line A, from Niquía to Poblado.[2]

Hospital Station

Estación Hospital
Hospital station, Medellin metro.JPG
View from Hospital station.
LocationCarrera 51 # 65-85., Medellín
Colombia
Coordinates6°15′50″N 75°33′48″W / 6.26389°N 75.56333°W / 6.26389; -75.56333Coordinates: 6°15′50″N 75°33′48″W / 6.26389°N 75.56333°W / 6.26389; -75.56333
Services
Preceding station   Medellín Metro   Following station
toward Niquía
Line A
toward La Estrella

DescriptionEdit

The stop is located at the intersection of Barranquilla and Bolívar and has a pedestrian bridge that takes passengers to the University Hospital of San Vincente de Paúl. In the northeast of the station is the Museum Cemetery San Pedro.[3] The station is integrated with Metroplús station also called Hospital, accessed by stairs or a special elevator for the disabled.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Boletín de estadística. Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística. 1997.
  2. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Medellín". urbanrail.
  3. ^ Michael Kohn; Robert Landon; Thomas Kohnstamm (2006). Colombia. Ediz. Inglese. Lonely Planet. p. 161. ISBN 978-1-74104-284-9.

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