Metro Belo Horizonte: scheme, photos, description
The metro in the capital of the state of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was commissioned in 1986. It is the only onshore line with a length of 28 kilometers. There are 19 stations on the route, and the route itself crosses the city from north-east to west. The daily passenger traffic of the Belo Horizonte metro is more than 150 thousand people, which is 57.5 million annually.
The Belo Horizonte metro route is marked in blue on city transport maps. It connects the stations Nova Eldorada and Vilarinha.
In the future - the construction of two more branches of the Belo Horizonte metro. Line 2 will connect Barreira with Santa Teresa and will be 21 kilometers long. The branch will be marked in lilac on the maps. Route number 3 will be marked green, and its length will be at least 12 kilometers. The approximate dates for the completion of the two new lines of the Belo Horizonte metro are scheduled for 2017 and 2018.
Belo Horizonte metro opening hours
The metro in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte starts operating at 5.45 am daily and closes at 23.00. The maximum speed on the route reaches 80 kilometers per hour, and the average interval of trains during peak hours does not exceed five minutes..