Buenos Aires metro Line B  (Photo: Marcelo Bairdi/GCBA)

ARGENTINA: Revenue services on a 1·6 km extension of Buenos Aires metro Line B began on August 15.

Inaugurated by Mauricio Macri, head of the Buenos Aires city government, the extension from De Los Incas/Parque Chas to Juan Manuel de Rosas has one intermediate station at Echeverría.

Opening of the Line B extension is expected to increase metro ridership by around 50 000 passengers per day.