Architecture of the Candelaria station of the CDMX Metro will be respected

The CDMX Subway is in rehabilitation and now, it was revealed that one of his most famous lines, the Candelaria station of Line 1 it will be modernized and restored fully respecting its architecture, know the details!

In The Truth News We reveal to you that all the renovations are being done under the guidelines of the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL).

We recently told you that a Line B car was derailing, but now, we are telling you what is happening with the Candelaria station, which was designed by the famous architect Félix Candela, who placed stained glass windows and hyperbolic paraboloid domes.

This is how the restoration of the Candelaria station on Line 1 of the CDMX Metro is going

Architecture of the Candelaria station of the CDMX Metro will be respected

Rehabilitation of the Candelaria station. Photo:

Guillermo Calderón, the director of the Collective Transportation System (STC) announced that the Line 1 tunnel has been scraped and then reinforced with shotcrete and waterproofing, this to prevent water leaks, he even commented that there was change of stained glass windows and floors in the Candelaria station, but that at all times the original design of Félix Cuevas was respected.

In response to this he commented:

“…it is a classified station, protected by INBAL, we did its restoration following strict guidelines.”

In addition, he indicated that structures are being placed in this station to put elevators and thus make it fully accessible to everyone.

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What are the subway hours?

The service hours of the Mexico City Metro are as follows:

  • Business days: 05:00 – 00:00 hours.
  • Saturdays: 06:00 – 00:00 hours.
  • Sundays and holidays: 07:00 – 00:00 hours.

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