León

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Overview - León

Located south of the Sierra de Lobos in central Mexico, León (León de los Aldama) is the largest city by population in Guanajuato. It has approximately 1,579,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2015. The León metropolitan area comprised 1,924,771 residents as of the 2020 INEGI census.


León's rapid transit network consists of a network of bus rapid transit corridors served by 10 bus rapid transit and rapid bus services.

Optibús

Opened 2003, Optibús consists of a network of bus rapid transit corridors served by 10 bus rapid transit and rapid bus services that serve the city of León, Guanajuato.

Ruta Troncal L1

Optibús Ruta Troncal L1 is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from San Jerónimo in the west to Delta in the east primarily along Blvd. Adolfo López Mateos and Blvd. Miguel Hidalgo, serving 23 stations.


Ruta Troncal L1 was opened in 2003 (SIT Phase 1).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L16-14'6-14'8-15'11-18'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L2

Optibús Ruta Troncal L2 is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from San Jerónimo in the west to Delta in the east primarily along Blvr. Hidalgo, Av. Miguel Alemán/Blvd. Venustiano Carranza, and Blvr. JJ Torres Landa, serving 31 stations of which four are served in a single direction only. The portion between Deportiva and Malecón is partially or entirely shared with mixed traffic.


Ruta Troncal L2 was opened in 2003 (SIT Phase 1).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L26-13'6-13'10-15'11-17'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L3

Optibús Ruta Troncal L3 is a bus rapid transit service on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from San Jerónimo in the northeast to San Juan Bosco in the southwest primarily along Blvd. Adolfo López Mateos and Blvd. San Juan Bosco, serving 15 stations.


Ruta Troncal L3 was opened in 2010 (SIT Phase 2).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L311-22'11-22'11-15'12-20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L4

Optibús Ruta Troncal L4 is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from San Juan Bosco in the west to Delta in the east primarily along Blvd. Adolfo López Mateos and Blvd. San Juan Bosco, serving 22 stations.


Ruta Troncal L4 was opened in 2010 (SIT Phase 2). The last extension to the service was in 2016 (SIT Phase 3) when it was extended to Terminal Delta.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L48-16'8-16'9-15'12-21'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L5

Optibús Ruta Troncal L5 is a bus rapid transit service on a rotated U shaped alignment. It runs from San Juan Bosco in the northwest to Santa Rita in the southwest primarily along Blvd. San Juan Bosco, Av. Miguel Alemán/Blvd. Venustiano Carranza, and Blvr. JJ Torres Landa, serving 20 stations. The portion between Espíritu Santo and Gaona is partially or entirely shared with mixed traffic.


Ruta Troncal L5 was opened in 2010 (SIT Phase 2).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L59-20'9-20'9-15'10-22'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L6

Optibús Ruta Troncal L6 is a rapid bus service on a southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from Timoteo Lozano in the southwest to Maravillas in the northeast primarily along Blvr. General Francisco Villa, serving 9 stations. The portion between Timoteo Lozano and Españita runs on the street without any bus rapid transit features (stops not shown in the map above).


Ruta Troncal L6 was opened in 2016 (SIT Phase 3).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L613-20'13-20'18-25'20-25'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L7

Optibús Ruta Troncal L7 is a bus rapid transit service on a southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from Timoteo Lozano in the southwest to Maravillas in the northeast primarily along Av. Miguel Alemán/Blvd. Venustiano Carranza, Blvr. Adolfo López Mateos, and Blvr. General Francisco Villa, serving 25 stations. The portion between La Luz and Centro Historico is partially or entirely shared with mixed traffic. The portion between Timoteo Lozano and La Luz runs on the street without any bus rapid transit features (stops not shown in the map above).


Ruta Troncal L7 was opened in 2016 (SIT Phase 3).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L78-15'8-15'9-13'15-17'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L8

Optibús Ruta Troncal L8 is a rapid bus service on a southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from Timoteo Lozano in the southwest to Maravillas in the northeast primarily along Blvr. General Francisco Villa, serving 11 stations. The portion between Timoteo Lozano and Central Camionera/Poliforum runs on the street without any bus rapid transit features (stops not shown in the map above).


Ruta Troncal L8 was opened in 2016 (SIT Phase 3).


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L815-20'15-20'17-26'19-24'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L9

Optibús Ruta Troncal L9 is a bus rapid transit service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Portales Arboleda in the north to the city center in the south primarily along Blvr. Miguel Hidalgo, serving 11 stations of which three are in a single direction loop. The portion between Portales Arboleda and Ibarrilla runs on the street without any bus rapid transit features (stops not shown in the map above).


Ruta Troncal L9 was opened in August 2017 (SIT Phase 4). The last expansion of service was the opening of Ibarrilla in October 2020.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L915-22'15-22'19-22'20-21'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Ruta Troncal L10

Optibús Ruta Troncal L10 is a bus rapid transit service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Colonia Real del Castillo in the north to the city center in the south primarily along Blvr. Miguel Hidalgo, serving 10 stations of which three are in a single direction loop. The portion between Real del Castillo and Ibarrilla runs on the street without any bus rapid transit features (stops not shown in the map above).


Ruta Troncal L10 was opened in August 2017 (SIT Phase 4). The last expansion of service was the opening of Ibarrilla in October 2020.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
L1012-22'12-22'16-24'21-25'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

References & Helpful Links

Optibús at Wikipedia | Optibús at Wikipedia.es

Official Website for Optibús: Movilidad León


Maps

Official System Map - Optibús [Last Accessed Jan 16, 2021]


Other Sources

León, Mexico at BRTDATA.org

Asset Notes

Line colors taken from official map posted on Twitter on August 2, 2017.


Last Updated: Jan 17, 2021

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Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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