June 16, 2017 In the planning area of Tuas in the West Region of Singapore, an open house was held for a newly completed addition to the East West line (EWL) of the sovereign island country’s high-capacity Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system. The EWL’s Tuas West Extension (TWE) covers 4.7 miles (7.5 kilometers) altogether and... Continue Reading →

May 17, 2018 A station on Line H of the Buenos Aires Underground rapid transit system (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires) was officially opened. This station in the northern section of Argentina’s capital and largest city is adjacent to its namesake, the University of Buenos Aires’ law school (formally known as the Faculty of Law, or... Continue Reading →

April 6, 2015 A station officially designated as Nemocnice Motol (Hospital Motol) was inaugurated as a new stop for passengers using the Prague Metro, the rapid transit system that serves the Czech Republic’s capital city. This surface station is located in the cadastral area known as Motol, which lies within the city’s municipality of Prague... Continue Reading →

March 23, 2019 An underground rapid transit station known as Arroyofresno was officially opened to the public in Spain’s capital city of Madrid. Arroyfresno is one of 31 stations on Line 7 of the Madrid Metro. With a length of 182 miles (293 kilometers) altogether, the Madrid Metro is the world’s 14th longest rapid transit... Continue Reading →

January 28, 2000 In Greece, the Syntagma station made its formal debut as part of the rapid transit system serving the capital city of Athens and other municipalities within the country’s region of Attica. This station was one of several stations opened at the same time as the inauguration of Lines 2 and 3 of... Continue Reading →

January 7, 2010 The Los Dominicos underground metro station first went into service in the vicinity of Chile’s capital city of Santiago. This station is a facility of Line 1 of the rapid transit system known as the Santiago Metro. The Los Dominicos station was built – along with the Escuela Militar, Manquehue, and Hernando... Continue Reading →

December 17, 1983 In northern Virginia, multiple celebrations marked the opening of an extension of the Yellow Line of the Washington Metro rapid transit system. The debut of this extension, covering 4.2 miles (6.8 kilometers) between National Airport (now officially called Ronald Regan Washington National Airport) and the community of Huntington in Virginia’s Fairfax County,... Continue Reading →

November 22, 1990 The Křižíkova station of the rapid transit system known as the Prague Metro was officially opened. As the time, Prague was the capital of Czechoslovakia. The longtime communist rule in Czechoslovakia had ended about a year earlier, and in 1993, that country would be split into the independent states of Slovakia and... Continue Reading →

November 3, 1986 In the Canadian province of Quebec, Côte-Vertu station in Montreal’s borough of Saint-Laurent first went into service as part of the underground rapid transit system known as the Montreal Metro. At the time of its opening, this station replaced Du Collège station as the western terminus for the Montreal Metro’s Orange Line.... Continue Reading →

October 26, 1952 A station of the Stockholm metro was formally opened in the community of Blackeberg in the western section of Sweden’s capital and largest city. Blackeberg metro station was one of 17 stations to be inaugurated on the same date on Line 19 of the Green Line of Stockholm’s rapid system. Blackeberg metro... Continue Reading →

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