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Buenos Aires inaugurates first of seven new subway stations (Argentina)
The government of Argentina's capital Buenos Aires has inaugurated the first of seven new subway stations due to open in the next 12 months under the government's sustainable mobility plan, the city's official website reported.


A total of US$200mn is set to be invested in the subway network in 2011, according to Juan Pablo Piccardo, president of state-owned subway company SBASE.


The mobility plan also includes building pedestrian precincts, as well as the construction of exclusive bus lanes and bike paths in an effort to improve urban mobility and the environment.


The new subway station, called Corrientes, connects lines H and B of the network.

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