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Old July 2nd, 2006, 02:06 PM   #121
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the stations are wonderful, ones of the best i've ever seen, espesialy the blue light is sooo nice, and the trains of the L4 are very fine, grey with those cute signs red and orange on the side.
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Old July 2nd, 2006, 08:18 PM   #122
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It more and more seems to me that Santiago belongs to the world's most beautiful systems, along with Stockholm, Moscow, Montréal, Washington, Athens, Paris, St Petersburg, Prague etc.

BTW strange that it's often the Blue lines that are the best... True for Stockholm, Montréal, and obviously for Santiago as well...
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Old July 3rd, 2006, 10:00 PM   #123
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I'm so proud of our metro system, allways surpricing. cheers!
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Old July 3rd, 2006, 11:04 PM   #124
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Coming from a new yorker, I'll take it as a joke.
Where was the joke? The part I stated the system was clean, attractive and modern? Or that the rolling stock needed to be updated? It seems the only joke here is you.

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Old July 3rd, 2006, 11:45 PM   #125
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Old July 4th, 2006, 03:50 PM   #126
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Excellent photos Oscar. The design of line 4 emphasizes by on the others of the world when incorporating bold mixtures of light and architecture of first level ordered by Metro S.A. to diverse consulting companies. And thus, without leaving of side the culture and the estetic for its users the Santiago's subway grows to become but the long one of latinoamerica. Greetings from the south of the world in Chile.
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Old July 4th, 2006, 04:01 PM   #127
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So this line is going from Chile to Greece?
Great pics BTW!
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Old July 5th, 2006, 01:56 AM   #128
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Old July 5th, 2006, 05:11 AM   #129
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Read the name of that station: GRECiA.
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Yo si la ciudad no tiene metro, como que no es gran ciudad y entonces ya paso de vivir allí. Norreport+12000
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Old July 5th, 2006, 07:05 AM   #130
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I know (I get this station every day, because I live close). It is just that it is not at all funny.
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Old July 5th, 2006, 04:05 PM   #131
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It is just that it is not at all funny.
The right answer would be "I don't think it's funny at all"
You should chill out my friend (i was going to write "you should Chile out my friend" but you wouldn't find that funny either...)
That was supposed to be a joke...don't know why you misunderstood me
Anyway... this metro system is really nice
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Old July 5th, 2006, 06:20 PM   #132
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I know (I get this station every day, because I live close). It is just that it is not at all funny.
Smile and use your sense of humour!
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Old July 6th, 2006, 06:27 AM   #133
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Old July 7th, 2006, 02:53 AM   #134
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The right answer would be "I don't think it's funny at all"
You should chill out my friend (i was going to write "you should Chile out my friend" but you wouldn't find that funny either...)
That was supposed to be a joke...don't know why you misunderstood me
Anyway... this metro system is really nice

Well, I am actually chilled out and against anyone . I just find this kind of jokes boring. I think you should be more creative, original.

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Old July 7th, 2006, 05:11 PM   #135
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well if you think the stereotype answer "wow...awesome" everyone else posts is creative/original then...

Wow...awesome!

whatever
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Old July 7th, 2006, 05:21 PM   #136
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I'm glad that you enjoyed viewing the pictures of our Metro, feel free to visit our country one day.

Take care and cheers.
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Old July 7th, 2006, 05:33 PM   #137
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thanks mate...the thing i like about this metro is that it's bright,clean and so modern
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Old July 7th, 2006, 09:30 PM   #138
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thanks mate...the thing i like about this metro is that it's bright,clean and so modern
And that's exactly how it is. It's by far the most modern Metro I've ever visited. And it's being extended for 4 kms eastwards (L1), 13,5 kms to the southwest (L5), 7,7 kms in the south (L4A) and 2,5 kms to the north (L2).
The first two extensions mentioned will take some years (3 years) to be built while the other two will already be inaugurated this year.


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Old July 18th, 2006, 11:15 AM   #139
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ohh, i hadn't seen this thread before. nice pics. i think the santiago metro is by far the nicest in latin america, especially the newer stations. they've taken the extra effort to make the stations aesthetically pleasing, which not all metro systems do. looking forward to seeing what the new stations of the expanded Line 1 and Line 5 (due to be completed by 2009) look like.

more pics can be found on the following threads:

Lines 1 and 2
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=321877

Lines 4, 4-A, and 5
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=321896
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Old July 18th, 2006, 04:39 PM   #140
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Excellent Thread, Very beautiful pictures and everything!!!
I wonder if does anyone has pictures from the interior of the trains?
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