La Estrella station

La Estrella (English: "The Star"), also known as Ancón,[1] is a station on line A of the Medellín Metro going south.[2] It is located in the La Estrella municipality of Colombia. It was inaugurated on September 17, 2012 as part of the extension of the line from Itagüí in a ceremony attended by the current president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos; Governor of Antioquia, Sergio Fajardo; and Medellin Mayor Aníbal Gaviria.[3][4][5]

La Estrella

Estación La Estrella
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Estación La Estrella
LocationLa Estrella, Antioquia
Colombia
Services
Preceding station   Medellín Metro   Following station
toward Niquía
Line ATerminus

This station was designed as part of the larger project "Centrality South" for the metropolitan area to meet the needs of the inhabitants of southern Valle de Aburrá. Currently, it is the only semi-underground station.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Agapito Betancur (1925). La Ciudad: Medellín en el 5. cincuentenario de su fundación : pasado-presente-futuro. ITM. p. 336. ISBN 978-958-97283-8-3.
  2. ^ Michelin (1 March 2011). Colombia Green Guide Michelin 2012-2013. MICHELIN. p. 301. ISBN 978-2-06-718208-0.
  3. ^ "El metro de Medellín estrenó su nueva estación de La Estrella". El Tiempo. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  4. ^ "El Presidente asistió a la inauguración de la Estación "Estrella": Extensión de la línea A". 30th Minute. Archived from the original on 26 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  5. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Medellín". urbanrail.
  6. ^ "Estación La Estrella, la única semisubterránea del metro". El Colombiano. Archived from the original on 8 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2014.

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Coordinates: 6°09′10″N 75°37′36″W / 6.1527°N 75.6266°W / 6.1527; -75.6266