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   Cuatro Caminos xx-09-1929

L2 Cuatro Caminos L2 Cuatro Caminos

 

   Canal

16-10-1998

- late addition on existing line to provide transfer to line 7

Canal © Christoph Groneck Canal © Christoph Groneck
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   Quevedo   27-12-1925  
   San Bernardo 27-12-1925 L2 San Bernardo
   Noviciado

27-12-1925

- transfer provided to Plaza España station on lines 3 and 10 via long flights of escalators.

Noviciado Noviciado

   Santo Domingo  

27-12-1925

- station located below line 3 (between Callao and Plaza España)

 
   Ópera

27-12-1925

- the single-track station on line R (Ópera - Príncipe Pío) is accessible on the same level from the line 2 platform (direction Cuatro Caminos).

L2 Ópera

L2 Ópera L2 Ópera

   Sol

11-06-1924

- Puerta de Sol is the central square in Madrid and km 0 for Spain

L2 Sol
   Sevilla   11-06-1924

Sevilla Sevilla

 

   Banco de España  

11-06-1924

- the station lies just to the west of Plaza Cibeles, where Calle de Alcalá meets Paseo de Recoletos and Paseo del Prado

L2 Banco de España L2 Banco de España

 

   Retiro  

11-06-1924

- Parque del Retiro is for Madrid what Central Park is for New York and Hyde Park is for London

Retiro

 

   Príncipe de Vergara 11-06-1924

 

   Goya 11-06-1924

Goya Goya

   Manuel Becerra 11-06-1924

L2 Manuel Becerra

L2 Manuel Becerra

   Ventas

11-06-1924

- a small depot is located on the surface at the southern side of this station
- the line 5 station is located at the same level

L2 Ventas

L2 Ventas

L2 Ventas

   La Elipa   16-02-2007

La Elipa La Elipa

La Elipa

   La Almudena   16-03-2011 L2 La Almudena
   Alsacia   16-03-2011 Alsacia
   Avda. de Guadalajara   16-03-2011  
   Las Rosas   16-03-2011

L2 Las Rosas

L2 Las Rosas

L2 Las Rosas

 

Special Features of Line 2:

Total length: 14 km, 20 stations

Small profile line with 60 m long platforms in older stations (4-car trains of class 2000 in service)

In 1932, a branch opened from Goya to Diego de León, which was integrated in line 4 in 1958.

From 1964 until 1970, Line 2 continued from Ventas to Ciudad Lineal; this stretch is now part of Line 5.

 


 

 

 

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