Străulești metro station

Străulești is a metro station in northern Bucharest, serving Bucharest Metro Line M4. It is the northern terminus of the line. Although it was supposed to be opened on 19 December 2016, as part of Stage III of M4 line, Metrorex decide it to postpone it until the first half of 2017 due to safety issues.[1][2] The station was opened on 31 March 2017 as part of the extension of the line from Parc Bazilescu.[3] It is located near the north-western exit of Bucharest towards Mogoșoaia and includes a new metro depot and a park & ride. Its main purpose is to encourage the people working in Bucharest to park their cars at the entrance of the city and continue their ride with the public transport.There is also a museum of Metrorex with figurines of the Bombardier and Caf trains.

General information
LocationBucureștii Noi Avenue
Sector 1, Bucharest
PlatformsOne island platform
Structure typeUnderground
Opened31 March 2017
Preceding station Bucharest Metro Following station
Terminus Line M4 Laminorului
towards Gara de Nord

References edit

  1. ^ Vlad Ignat. "Păianjenul Metrorex schimbă harta Capitalei. Bucureștenii se mută în subteran, din 2030" [Metrorex's Web Project changes the map of Bucharest. Bucharest moves underground by 2030]. Adevărul (in Romanian). Retrieved 2016-12-13.
  2. ^ Anca Olteanu. "Circulația în stațiile de metrou Laminorului-Străulești va fi deschisă la începutul anului 2017" [The new metro stations Laminorului and Străulești will start service in the first half of 2017]. Mediafax (in Romanian). Retrieved 2016-12-20.
  3. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "București". urbanrail.

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