Line 2 (Athens Metro)

Line 2 of the Athens Metro runs entirely underground from Anthoupoli in the northwest to Elliniko in the south, via Syntagma. It first opened, between Sepolia and Syntagma, on 28 January 2000, with Line 3.

Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg
Athens Metro Line 2.svg
Προς Ανθούπολη/Ελληνικό
To Anthoupoli/Elliniko
Athens Metro Acropolis station.jpg
Akropoli station
Overview
TerminiAnthoupoli
Elliniko
Stations20
Colour on mapRed
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemAthens Metro
Operator(s)Statheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
Depot(s)Sepolia, Elliniko
Rolling stockMetro 1st, 2nd and 3rd (DC) series
6 cars per trainset
History
Opened28 January 2000
Technical
Line length18.2 km (11.3 mi)
CharacterDeep level
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC third rail
Route map

Agios Nikolaos*
Ilion Athens Metro Line 4.svg*
Palatiani*
Anthoupoli
Peristeri
Agios Antonios
Sepolia
Attiki Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Connection with Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Larissa Station OSE-Logo.svg Proastiakos icon (no text).svg
Metaxourghio
Omonoia Athens Metro Line 1.svg
Panepistimio
for Athens Metro Line 4.svg Akadimia*
Connection with Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Syntagma Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Akropoli
Syngrou Fix Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg
Neos Kosmos Logo of the Athens Tram (icon only).svg
Agios Ioannis
Dafni
Agios Dimitrios Alexandros Panagoulis
Ilioupoli
Alimos
Argyroupoli
Elliniko
(*) Planned     (**) Under construction

On 6 April 2013, Line 2 was extended to Anthoupoli in the north west,[1] and on 26 July 2013 to Elliniko to the south.[2]

StationsEdit

Athens Metro Line 2
Name Opening date Transfers Platform types
Anthoupoli 6 April 2013 none Side
Peristeri
Agios Antonios 9 August 2004
Sepolia 28 January 2000
Attiki   Line 1
Larissa Station   Proastiakos, TrainOSE
Metaxourghio none
Omonia   Line 1
Panepistimio none
Syntagma   Line 3,     Tram
Akropoli 16 November 2000 none
Syngrou Fix     Tram
Neos Kosmos
Agios Ioannis none
Dafni
Agios Dimitrios 5 June 2004 Island
Ilioupoli 26 July 2013 Side
Alimos
Argyroupoli
Elliniko

Future extensionsEdit

There are no extensions currently under construction.

There is one planned extension from Anthoupoli which includes three new stations:[3]

  • Palatiani
  • Ilion (connection with future Line 4 station)
  • Aghios Nikolaos

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AttikoMetro Inside - Peristeri". Attiko Metro S.A. 7 September 2012. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2012.
  2. ^ "STASY - Elliniko". STASY. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  3. ^ https://www.ametro.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/AM_Athens_map_Anthoupoli_ext_Jun18_gr.png

External linksEdit