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Overview - Manaus

Located at the confluence of the Black River (Rio Negro) and Amazon River, Manaus is the capital of and the largest city by population in Amazonas. It has approximately 2,220,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2020. The Manaus metropolitan area comprised 2,676,936 residents as of the 2020 IBGE census estimate.

Manaus's rapid transit network consists of three bus rapid transit lines.

Manaus BRS

Opened 2002 and overhauled in the mid-2010s, the Manuas BRS consists of three bus rapid transit lines that serve the city of Manaus, Amazonas and the surrounding suburbs.

Eixo Norte-Sul & Eixo Leste

The Eixo Norte-Sul and Eixo Leste of the Manaus BRS are two bus rapid transit lines on a Semicircular alignment. It runs from T1 Constantino Nery in the west to Mini Vila Olímpica in the southeast via T3 Cidade Nova, T4 Jorge Teixeira, and T5 São José in the north, northeast, and southeast respectively, serving 42 stations. Only the portions along Av. Constantino Nery, Av. Torquato Tapajós, Av. Max Teixeira, and Av. Noel Nutels have dedicated lanes. The corridor is continuous and there is no real delimiter as to when the North-South axis ends and when the East Circular corridor begins.

The Eixo Norte-Sul and Eixo Leste were opened in 2002 as part of the Sistema Expresso, and were rebuilt in 2013-2014. The last expansion to the line was the opening of Paz in June 2021.

Corredor Av. José Lindoso

The Corredor Av. José Lindoso (originally known as Av. Torres) of the Manaus BRS is a bus rapid transit lines on a North-South alignment. It runs from T6 Viver Melhor in the north to Fênix in the south, serving 10 stations of which one is served in a single direction only. The corridor extends in both directions but the stations on these sections have no service yet.

The Corredor Av. José Lindoso was opened sometime between completion of construction in November 2018 and start of service on 357 in September 2021. The last expansion to the line was the opening of T6 Viver Melhor in September 2021.

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Asset Notes

The Manaus BRS color was taken from the banner on the Prefeitura website as of Sept 2022.

Last Updated: Sept 12, 2022

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