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Guadalajara: Operations of light rail system (1997–2018) [free access]

March 1, 2019

The Guadalajara light rail system comprises two lines which collectively span 24.1 km and cover 29 stations. Passenger services on Line 1 and Line 2 commenced in 1989 and 1994, respectively. The system is operated by Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano (SITEUR).

 

During 1997–2018, annual passenger ridership and vehicle kilometres grew at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 3.88 per cent and 1.12 per cent, respectively. During the same period, the fleet size in operation remained fairly consistent (with the exception of 2016).

 

The table below provides information about the operations of the light rail system.

 

Table: Operations of light rail system (1997–2018)

Year

Fleet size in operation

Passenger ridership (million)

Vehicle kilometres (million km)

1997

40

47.10

4.71

1998

40

48.97

4.73

1999

40

46.87

4.74

2000

40

48.49

4.76

2001

40

51.62

4.96

2002

40

51.62

5.31

2003

40

53.58

5.48

2004

40

57.04

5.37

2005

40

58.77

5.46

2006

40

61.67

5.38

2007

40

68.21

5.54

2008

40

72.64

5.69

2009

40

74.85

5.70

2010

40

73.69

5.66

2011

40

76.11

5.72

2012

44

81.35

5.73

2013

46

87.93

5.76

2014

46

89.24

5.78

2015

44

94.63

5.73

2016

38

98.27

5.71

2017

46

98.45

5.71

2018

46

103.65

5.92

Source: National Institute of Statistics and Geography/ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI)