Santo Tomas (Panama Metro)

Santo Tomas is a Panama Metro station on Line 1. Construction of the station began on 16 August 2011[1] and it was one of the first 11 stations when the metro began operations on 6 April 2014.[2]

Santo Tomas
Panama Metro station
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Santo Tomas station
Coordinates8°58′23.9″N 79°31′57.7″W / 8.973306°N 79.532694°W / 8.973306; -79.532694Coordinates: 8°58′23.9″N 79°31′57.7″W / 8.973306°N 79.532694°W / 8.973306; -79.532694
Opened5 April 2014 (2014-04-05)

The station provides access to Hospital Santo Tomas and the Cinta Costera. It has hosted displays of sculptures and photography.[3] In its first year of operations, Santo Tomas was the tenth most used station of the twelve on the network at that time, carrying 8% of the system's users at peak times.[4]


  1. ^ "El Metro en el Santo Tomás" [The metro in Santo Tomás]. La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). Panama City. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Hoy será la apertura oficial de la Línea Uno del Metro de Panamá" [Today will see the official opening of Line 1 of Panama metro]. La Prensa (in Spanish). Panama City. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Inauguran la primera "BiblioMetro" en la estación Fernández de Córdoba" [The first metro library is opened in Fernández de Córdoba station]. La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). Panama City. 6 April 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  4. ^ Alvarado, Nicanor (5 April 2015). "Línea Uno del metro: un año y 693 millones de dólares después" [Metro line 1: a year and 693 million dollars later]. La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). Panama City. Retrieved 14 November 2016.