Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX metro station

Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX (About this soundSpanish pronunciation; formerly Niños Héroes[2]) is a metro station along Line 3 of the Mexico City Metro.[3][4] It is located in the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City.[3]

Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX
Mexico City Metro
STC rapid transit
Metro Niños Heroes 02.JPG
Entrance to Metro Niños Heroes
LocationAv. Niños Héroes and Dr. Velazco
Colonia Doctores, Cuauhtémoc
Mexico City
Coordinates19°25′10″N 99°09′02″W / 19.419508°N 99.150581°W / 19.419508; -99.150581Coordinates: 19°25′10″N 99°09′02″W / 19.419508°N 99.150581°W / 19.419508; -99.150581
Platforms2 side platforms
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels1
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes
Opened20 November 1970
Previous namesNiños Héroes
Preceding station Mexico City Metro.svg STC Following station
Balderas Line 3 Hospital General
Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX is located in Mexico City Central
Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX
Niños Héroes / Poder Judicial CDMX
Location within Mexico City Central

General informationEdit

The station logo represents a kepi.[3] Its name refers to the heroic cadets who died defending the military academy in Chapultepec during the Mexican–American War.[3] The name is also borne by a nearby avenue.[3] The station opened on 20 November 1970.[5]

Metro Niños Héroes serves Colonia Doctores.[3] It is under Avenida Niños Héroes. It is also linked to the holiday La Guadalapuna.[3]



  1. ^ a b "Afluencia de estación por línea 2018" (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2019. Archived from the original on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  2. ^ Hernández, Lilián (26 September 2019). "Cambia de nombre estación Niños Héroes del Metro". Excélsior (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Niños Héroes" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  4. ^ Archambault, Richard. "Niños Héroes » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  5. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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