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Transporte Metropolitano São Paulo.

São Paulo

Map of the metropolitan transport on rails

Map of the corridors of bus


The São Paulo Metro
(Portuguese: Metropolitano de São Paulo, commonly called Metro) is the city of São Paulo's rapid transit system. The first of such systems in Brazil, it began operations in 1974. Although São Paulo is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of 19 million (11 million city proper), its metro system is relatively small (61,3 kilometers of track) when compared to its European or North American counterparts.
It consists of four color-coded lines: Line 1-Blue, Line 2-Green, Line 3-Red and Line 5-Lilac; Line 4-Yellow is currently under construction and is due to start operating in late 2009. The metro system carries 3,200,000 passengers a day. Metro itself is far from covering the entire urban area in the city of São Paulo. Another company, Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM), works along the metro system and runs railways converted into light rail service lines, which total six lines (7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12), 261,8 km long, serving 88 stations. Metro and CPTM are integrated through various stations. Metro and CPTM both operate as State-owned companies, and have received awards in the recent past as one of the cleanest systems in the world by ISO9001.
The first line, Norte-Sul (North-South), later renamed the "blue line" or Line 1 – Blue, was opened in September 18, 1972, with an experimental operation between Saúde and Jabaquara stations. Commercial operations started on September 14, 1974, after an eight-year "gestation" period that began in 1966, under mayor Faria Lima's administration.
Expansion of the metro system includes new lines. As of late 2004, construction began on a US$ 1 billion, 12.8 km all-underground line (Line 4 – Yellow), with eleven stations, aimed at transporting almost one million people per day. By 2004, line 2 was also being expanded, with two new stations open in 2006 and another one in 2007.
An 11.4 km expansion of the Line 5 and construction of a 28 km airport express line are in the pipeline as well. The plans also include updating the CPTM heavy rail system, which will add several million passengers capacity into the system. It is expected that the São Paulo Metro and CPTM systems will carry about 7 million people on average week days by 2014, as opposed to today's 5 million (Metro: 3.2 million; CPTM: 1.8 million as of 2008).
Metro stations operate from 4:40 a.m. to around 12:00 a.m. As of 2008, tickets cost R$2.40 (about US$1.45). Integrated tickets which may be used on city buses are also available, and cost R$4.00 (about US$2.40). In 2006, the São Paulo Metro system has started to use an electronic ticket, called "Bilhete Único" (or "Single Ticket" in English). With this ticket, used as a rechargeable smart card, a passenger can take up to 3 buses and 1 metro or suburban train within 2 hours paying only R$3.50, or 4 buses and pay R$2.30.
Current Operational Data
Its current extension does not cover all areas of the city, however, the network of subway, with four lines and one under construction, is complemented by a network of metropolitan trains of 261,8 km, divided into six lines operated by CPTM, which serve the capital and other cities in the Greater São Paulo, extending up to Jundiaí.
The São Paulo Metro has today 61.3 kilometers long in four lines and 55 stations. The system is integrated to the Metropolitan Companhia Paulista de Trains in stations Brás, Palmeiras - Barra Funda, Tatuapé, Corinthians - Itaquera, Luz and Santo Amaro. It is still with Terminal Road at stations Jabaquara, Portuguese-Tietê and Palmeiras - Barra Funda.
Daily, the Metro carries about three million passengers on average, and two million entry in the system and the remainder of free integrations with CPTM and paid with the municipal bus system.

Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos
(short form: CPTM, pronunciation: seh-peh-teh-eh-meh) (English: São Paulo Metropolitan Train Company) is a regional rail company owned by the Secretaria de Estado dos Transportes Metropolitanos (STM) (English: State Secretariat for Metropolitan Transports). Created in 1992 from railroads that already existed in Greater São Paulo.

The CPTM has 88 stations with six lines, numbered starting on 7 (the lines 1 to 6 belong to the São Paulo Metro system), with a total length of 261.8 Km:

The São Paulo Railway (SPR) in 1867 and later in 1946 Estrada de Ferro Santos-Jundiaí (EFSJ, pronunciation: eh-ehf-ehs-zheh) already operated where lines 7 and 10 are today. Estrada de Ferro do Norte in 1875 and later in 1890 Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil (EFCB) operated on what is now line 11. Current line 12 was operated by EFCB too, from 1926. These had been congregated in 1957 to other Brazilian railroads and thus, the Rede Ferroviária Federal (RFFSA, pronunciation: ehr-ehf-ehf-ehsh-a) was created. The urban sections of the RFFSA had originated from Companhia Brasileira de Trens Urbanos(CBTU) in 1984; the Paulista section of the CBTU joined and formed CPTM in 1992.
On the other hand, Estrada de Ferro Sorocabana (EFS) operated in 1875 on current line 8. What is now line 9 was opened by EFS in 1957 ; it was incorporated into other railway companies of the State and formed into Ferrovia Paulista (FEPASA) in 1971. The subdivision, FEPASA DRM, of rapid-transit, was incorporated the CPTM in 1996.
Currently, the Company works in the improvement of the connection in the three stations of the Brás, Luz and Barra Funda. It is the call project Integration Center. The station Júlio Prestes, a current terminal of line 8, will be deactivated, to give place to a cultural complex. Line 8 will pass only to the stations of Luz and Brás.

Conversion of metropolitan lines for Surface Metro.
This project of conversion of lines to metro arose due to the high demand of passengers who use the metropolitan lines of CPTM and the need to recover the old stations. Currently, the interval between trains goes up to thirty minutes on weekends, and yet there are old nineteenth century stations that were never modernized. With the extreme need to recover stations, it appeared that the plan of conversion, which is nothing but the modernization of the stations, purchase of new trains and reduction of headway to less than three minutes, as international standards.
Between the end of the 1990s and the early 2000s, with this project of refurbishing the CPTM lines, inherited from the RFFSA, Federal Railway Network and Fepasa (former São Paulo State Railways), the conversion of some metropolitan lines to the Metro standard began. This experience started in Line E, in the stretch known as "Eastern Express", serving Eastern São Paulo and running parallel to Line 3-Red. The stretch completed (to Guaianases station) today has new and modern trains and stations with a new route in the final part. The next stretch to be built, between the station Guaianases, in the Capital, and Estudantes in Mogi das Cruzes, also covering the cities of Ferraz de Vasconcelos, Suzano and Poá, is estimated to have its works resumed in 2007, but this was again postponed, now to 2008.
Currently, the Esmeralda Line (formerly Line C) is the only CPTM line to have been converted to full Metro, and is managed by a joint venture between CPTM and Metro.

The city of Sao Paulo, has its fleet currently consists of 15000 vehicles, the largest fleet of collectives in the world. The main roads in the city have exclusive bus lanes in the fleet. In 2006 the SPtrans (company responsible for transporting the city) recorded 2661110194 passengers per year. In the same year the number of lines was 980.
The city has 28 bus terminals and many models of cars.

Fonte: Wikipedia. :)


Line - 1 Blue.


Line - 2 Green.

Line - 3 Red.

Line - 4 Yellow. * In Works


Line - 5 Lilac.


Line - 6 Orange. * Project


Line - 7 Rubi.


Line - 8 Diamont.


Line - 9 Emerald.


Line - 10 Turquoise.


Line - 11 Coral.


Line - 12 Sapphire.


Line 13 Jade. * Project


Line 14 Ônix. * Project


Several Pictures Central station.

Images: Pulsar.

several images of the transport system on tires

Thanks :eek:kay:

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Images and Information.

Line 1

Size: 20,2km.
Inauguration: 1974.

Line 2

Size: 10,7km.
Inauguration: 1991.

Line 3

Inauguration: 1979.

Line 4.

Inauguration: 2009.

Line 5.

Inauguration: 2002.

Line 7
Size: 60,5 km.
Inauguration: 1867.

Line 8
Size: 41,6km.
Inauguration: 1872.

Line 9
Size: 35,7 km.
Inauguration: 1957.

Line 10
Size: 37,2 km.
Inauguration: 1867.

Line 11
Size: 50,8 km.
Inauguration: 1890.

Line 12
Size: 38,8 km.
Inauguration: 1934.

Image: TGVBR.

Sou do eixo, sou do mal!
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Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Muito bons os vídeos! Vale a pena ver pessoal! :D
E fotos, posso por as minhas aqui? Também tenho vídeos pra colocar...
E precisa dizer? Mas é claro né! :)
Quem quiser contribuir para o crescimento desse thread com fotos, videos e informações sobre nosso sistema de transporte será bem vindo!
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