Salvador

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Overview - Salvador

Located between the Bay of All Saints and the Atlantic Ocean, Salvador (São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos) is the capital of and the largest city by population in Bahia. It has approximately 2,886,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2020. The Salvador metropolitan area comprised 3,919,864 residents as of the 2020 IBGE census estimate.


Salvador's rapid transit network consists of two metro services. It also has three funiculars.

Salvador Metro

Opened 2014, the Salvador Metro consists of two metro services that serve the city of Salvador, Bahia and the surrounding suburbs.

Line 1 (Linha 1)

Line 1 of the Salvador Metro is a metro service on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Pirajá in the northeast to Lapa in the southwest, serving 8 stations.


Line 1 was opened in June 2014 for trial service and September 2014 for revenue service, and the last extension to the line was to Pirajá in January 2015. Line 1 is owned by the Government of the State of Bahia and operated by the Companhia do Metrô da Bahia (Metrô Bahia).

Line 2 (Linha 2)

Line 2 of the Salvador Metro is a metro service on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Aeroporto in the northeast to Acesso Norte in the southwest, serving 12 stations.


Line 2 was opened in June 2016 and the last extension to the line was to Aeroporto in November 2017. Line 2 is owned by the Government of the State of Bahia and operated by the Companhia do Metrô da Bahia (Metrô Bahia).

Salvador Funiculars

Opened in the late 19th century, the Salvador Funicular network consists of three funiculars that serve the city of Salvador, Bahia.

Plano Inclinado Gonçalves

The Plano Inclinado Gonçalves is a funicular. It connects the Cidade Alta and Cidade Baixa.


The Plano Inclinado Gonçalves was opened in 1889. The Plano Inclinado Gonçalves is owned by the Municipal City of Salvador and operated by Transalvador.

Plano Inclinado Pilar

The Plano Inclinado Pilar is a funicular. It connects the Cidade Alta and Cidade Baixa.


The Plano Inclinado Pilar was opened in 1889. The Plano Inclinado Pilar is owned by the Municipality of Salvador and operated by SEMOB.

Plano Inclinado Liberdade-Calçada

The Plano Inclinado Liberdade-Calçada is a funicular. It connects the Cidade Alta and Cidade Baixa.


The Plano Inclinado Liberdade-Calçada was opened in March 1981. The Plano Inclinado Liberdade-Calçada is owned by the Municipality of Salvador and operated by Transalvador.

References & Helpful Links

Salvador Metro at Wikipedia | Metrô de Salvador at Wikipedia.pt

Official Website for Salvador Metro: Metrô Bahia


Maps

All Official Maps - Metrô Bahia [Last Accessed August 2, 2022]

Official System Map - Salvador Metro [PNG] [Last August 2, 2022]


Other Sources

Salvador, Brazil at Urbanrail.net


Other Websites


External Citations

Asset Notes

Salvador Metro colors were taken from the official diagrammatic map as of August 2, 2022. VLT do Subúrbio colors taken from official map as of August 2, 2022. BRT Lapa-Iguatemi color taken from this website.


Last Updated: Aug 02, 2022

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