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Overview - Cuenca

Located on the Tomebamba and Yanuncay Rivers, Cuenca (Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca) is the capital of Azuay and the third largest city by population in Ecuador. It has approximately 330,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2010. The Cuenca metropolitan area comprised 661,685 residents as of the 2010 INEC census estimate.

Cuenca's rapid transit network consists of a modern tramway service.

Cuenca Tramway

Opened 2020, the Cuenca Tramway consists of a modern tramway service that serves the city of Cuenca, Azuay.

Line L1

Line L1 of the Cuenca Tramway is a modern tramway service on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Parque Industrial in the northeast to Río Tarqui in the southwest, serving 27 stations of which 14 are served in a single direction only within the city center.

Line L1 was opened in May 2020. Line L1 is operated by the Municipality of Cuenca.

References & Helpful Links

Cuenca Tramway at Wikipedia | Tranvía de Cuenca at

Official Website for Cuenca Tramway: Tranvía de Cuenca


Official System/Line Map - Tranvía de Cuenca [JPG] [Last Accessed July 24, 2021]

Other Sources

Cuenca, Ecuador at

Other Websites

External Citations

Asset Notes

Line colors taken from official map on Twitter as of July 24, 2021.

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2021

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