By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Estação Uruguai (Uruguay subway station) was inaugurated at approximately 11AM on Saturday, March 15th in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Norte (North Zone) neighborhood of Tijuca. After an opening ceremony with attendees including Rio de Janeiro Governor Sérgio Cabral, the station opened its doors to the public around noon.

The seven thousand square meter station features two levels and five street entrances; two on Rua Itacuruçá, two on Rua Conde de Bonfim and one on Rua Dona Delfina.

The Estação Uruguai will also be the first . . .

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