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Metrobus line 5, second phase

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Early Works
Start: 11/2016
Completion: 07/2017
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Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 08/2017
Completion: 12/2019
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The project calls for extending line 5 of the city's bus rapid transit system by 20km. Once finished, the line will have a total length of 30km and transport 200,000 passengers a day. It will improve connectivity, with direct links to the Eastern bus station, Metrobus routes 2 and 4 and lines 1, 8 and 9 of the metro. The project also includes other street improvements. The city will purchase 53 low-emission articulated buses to run on the line.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Metrobus line 5, second phase
Project Type
Bus rapid transit (BRT) system
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
20  km (kilometers)  Bus rapid transit (BRT) system
US$ 115mn
Completion Date

The route extension consists of a north-south route, connecting the San Lázaro neighborhood to the Glorieta de Vaqueritos roundabout.

* The coordinates indicated on the map represent an intermediate point between the start and end of the project.

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