Company of Massive Transport of the Valley of Aburrá - City
of Medellín was created May 31, 1979 as a joint effort between
the Municipality of Medellín and the Department of Antioquia.
In 1979 they begin technical and economic feasibility studies, which
were made by Mott, Hay & Anderson Ltda.
1980 the project also included the Federal Government, which in
December of 1982 approved the method for funding 100% of the necessary
resources for the work. In 1984, German and Spanish companies were
November 30, 1995, at 11:00 a.m., the first commercial operation
of the first section, between Niquía and Poblado stations,
was opened. The network with its two Lines was completed in 1996.
the Metro boasts a total of 25 stations: 6 on Line A, and 19 on
Line B. Now, after seven years of operation, the Metro handles 12%
of the collective public transportation needs of Medellin, Colombia.