Lima, Lima Province, Peru
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Overview - Lima
Located on the Pacific Ocean, Lima is the capital of and the largest city by population in Peru. It has approximately 9,751,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2020. The Lima metropolitan area comprised 9,569,468 residents as of the 2017 INEI census estimate.
Lima's rapid transit network consists of two metro services and a bus rapid transit line.
Metro de Lima y Callao
Opened 2011 for revenue service, the Lima Metro (Metro de Lima y Callao) consists of two metro services that serves the city of Lima, Peru.
Line 1 (Línea 1)
Line 1 of the Metro de Lima y Callao is a metro service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Bayóvar in the north to Villa El Salvador in the south, serving 26 stations.
Line 1 was opened twice, with it opening for revenue service in July 2011. The last extension to the line was to Bayóvar in July 2014.
Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 22, 2023
Line 2 (Línea 2)
Line 2 of the Metro de Lima y Callao is a metro service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Evitamiento in the west to Mercado Santa Anita in the east, serving 5 stations.
Line 2 was opened in December 2023.
Opened 2010, El Metropolitano consists of a single bus rapid transit line that serves the city of Lima, Peru.
El Metropolitano is a bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Los Incas in the north to Terminal Matellini in the south, serving 42 stations. Three all day local routes run on the line, as well as a part time local service and a variety of express services
El Metropolitano opened in 1972 and was upgraded to bus rapid transit in 2010. The last extension was to Los Incas in December 2023.
References & Helpful Links
Official Website for Lima Metro: Línea 1
Official Website for El Metropolitano: Metropolitano
Official System Map - El Metropolitano [JPG] [Last Accessed August 18, 2021]
El Metropolitano color taken from official map as of August 2021. Metro colors taken from Wikipedia icons as of August 2021.