Monterrey

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Overview - Monterrey

Located at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental on the Rio Santa Catarina, Monterrey is the capital and the largest city by population in Nuevo León. It has approximately 1,109,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2015. The Monterrey metropolitan area comprised 5,341,171 residents as of the 2020 INEGI census.


Monterrey's rapid transit network consists of three light metro services and two bus rapid transit services.

Metrorrey

Opened 1991, Metrorrey consists of three light metro services that serve the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León and the surrounding suburbs.

Line 1 (Línea 1)

Metrorrey Line 1 is a light metro service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Talleres in the west to Exposición in the east, serving 19 stations.


Line 1 was opened in April 1991 and the last extension to the line was in June 2002 to Talleres. Line 1 is operated by the Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metrorrey.

Line 2 (Línea 2)

Metrorrey Line 2 is a light metro service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Sendero in the north to Zaragoza in the south, serving 13 stations. Services through-run into Line 3 .


Line 2 was opened in November 1994 and the last extension to the line was in October 2008 to Sendero. Line 2 is operated by the Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metrorrey.

Line 3 (Línea 3)

Metrorrey Line 3 is a light metro service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Hospital Metropolitano in the north to Zaragoza in the south, serving 9 stations. Services through-run into Line 2 .


Line 3 was opened in February 2021. Line 3 is operated by the Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metrorrey.

Ecovía

Opened 2014, Ecovía consists of a bus rapid transit service that serves the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León and the surrounding suburbs.

Line 1 (Línea 1)

Ecovía Line 1 is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Lincoln in the west to Valle Soleado in the east, serving 40 stations. There is also an off-busway station at Regina providing transfer with Metrorrey Line 2.


Line 1 was opened in January 2014. Line 1 is owned by the Government of the State of Nuevo León.

Transmetro

Opened 2005, Transmetro's BRT consists of a single bus rapid transit service that serves the southeastern suburbs of Monterrey. While Transmetro operates other feeder services for Metrorrey, none of the others are BRT.

Transmetro Guadalupe

Transmetro Guadalupe is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Exposición in the west to México in the east, serving 18 stations of which three are in a single direction only. The section on Av. Pablo Livas (15 de Mayo - México) has dedicated median lanes, while the remainder is in mixed traffic.


Transmetro Guadalupe was opened in April 2005. Transmetro Guadalupe is operated by Transmetro.

References & Helpful Links

Metrorrey at Wikipedia | Metrorrey at Wikipedia.es

Ecovía at Wikipedia | Ecovía at Wikipedia.es

Transmetro at Wikipedia.es

Official Website for Ecovía: Ecovía


Maps


Other Sources

Monterrey, Mexico at Urbanrail.net

Monterrey, Mexico at BRTDATA.org

Guadalupe, Mexico at BRTDATA.org


External Citations

Asset Notes

Colors for Metrorrey and Ecovía taken from station icons on Ecovía site. Current Metrorrey Line 3 color is a placeholder until an official color is known.

Colors for Transmetro taken from Transmetro logo on Wikipedia as of January 2021.


Last Updated: Mar 25, 2021

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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2021 01 v1 - 2021 01 v2: ! Add: Transmetro Guadalupe
2021 01 v1 - 2021 03 v1: + Opening: Line 3
2021 03 v1 - 2021 03 v2: ! Correction: Lines 2 and 3 have through-service