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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 one metro service 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 a metro service that serves the city of Lima, Peru. Two further lines are under construction that will connect to the port city of Callao.

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.

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Schedules -- Last Updated: Aug 19, 2021

El Metropolitano

Opened 2010, El Metropolitano consists of a single bus rapid transit line that serves the city of Lima, Peru.

El Metropolitano

El Metropolitano is a bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Terminal Naranjal in the north to Terminal Matellini in the south, serving 38 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.

References & Helpful Links

Lima Metro at Wikipedia | Metro de Lima y Callao at

El Metropolitano at Wikipedia | El Metropolitano at

Official Website for Lima Metro: Línea 1

Official Website for El Metropolitano: Metropolitano


Official System Map - El Metropolitano [JPG] [Last Accessed August 18, 2021]

Other Sources

Lima, Peru at

Lima, Peru at

Other Websites

External Citations

Asset Notes

El Metropolitano color taken from official map as of August 2021. Metro colors taken from Wikipedia icons as of August 2021.

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2021

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