Line 3 (Budapest Metro)


Line 3 (Budapest Metro)

The Metro 3 (Officially: M3) is the longest line of Budapest Metro. It connects the northern Újpest, and the southern Kőbánya-Kispest. Daily ridership: 626,179.

History

The first decree for the third line was made in 1963, its construction started in 1970, and its first section was opened in 1976, consisting of six stations. Its southern direction was complemented with five more stations in 1980, and the northern one in 1981, 1984, and 1990 with nine stations, reaching its current length of 20 stations, 17 km, the longest line in Budapest. M3 runs in a north-south direction (more exactly, from north-northeast to southeast).

*1976: Deák Ferenc Square - Nagyvárad Square
*1980: Nagyvárad Square - Kőbánya-Kispest
*1981: Deák Ferenc Square - Lehel Square
*1984: Lehel Square - Árpád Bridge
*1990: Árpád Bridge - Újpest-Központ

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