Del Parque station built in 1857, later closed in 1883.
Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Advertisement for the Central Argentine Railway (1913).
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Interior of Retiro railway station, then the central terminal of the Central Argentine Railway (1915).
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Steam locomotive in Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz Province (c.1920).
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
During the privatisation period, rail infrastructure deteriorated drastically.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
The Once rail disaster left 49 dead and prompted calls for re-nationalisation.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Florencio Randazzo overseeing construction near Chascomús.
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
A Mitre Line electric rolling stock.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Map of the Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network.
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Constitución, second busiest rail station in the country.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
A San Martín Line CSR SDD7 diesel-electric locomotive.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
A tram running in Buenos Aires (c.1947).
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
Anchorena station on the Tren de la Costa light rail line.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
An electric commuter rail train crossing a bridge over the Matanza River.
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The new Roca Line EMUs are like those used on other lines, but using overhead lines instead of third rail.
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
La Plata railway station
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
Passengers boarding a Siemens–Duewag U2 in Mendoza.
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
A Materfer CMM 400-2 DMU crossing one of the Neuquén-Cipolletti bridges.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Rosario once had a 192 km network of trams.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires commuter rail network with the Red de Expresos Regionales tunnels completed.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Long distance CNR CKD8 passenger train on the General Roca Railway.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
Argentina rail passenger services (interactive map)
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Staff checking tickets in a pullman class carriage on a long distance train.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Retiro railway station in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
Historic Tramway in Caballito, Buenos Aires.
Tren de las Sierras.
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
The Old Patagonian Express crossing the Río Chico.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
"Polvorilla" viaduct used by the Tren a las Nubes.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
A Nuevo Central Argentino freight train on the General Mitre Railway.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
The 1970 accident in Benavídez is the worst in Argentina's history.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
Flores railway station, location of the 2011 rail accident.
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
Exterior of Del Parque station (c.1857-84)
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Railway strike on the Buenos Aires Northern Railway, the first British railway in Argentina (c.1904)
Teatro Colón.
Buenos Aires and Pacific Railway train in Palermo (c.1930)
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
Comodoro Rivadavia Railway train in Patagonia (c.1940)
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
A Ferrocarriles Patagónicos Ganz DMU in Chubut province (1945)
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
San Martín
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Argentine locomotive "La Justicialista" being inaugurated (1952)
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Railway workers on the San Martín Line (1969)
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Fiat Materfer 7131 units were emblematic of the 1960s
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
Ferrocarriles Argentinos rolling stock outside Retiro Mitre station (1968)
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Ferrocarriles Argentinos poster from the 1970s
Luna Park
Ferrocarriles Argentinos train on the Urquiza Railway (1990)
An Emepa Alerce DMU
Commuter rail rolling stock
A Materfer CMM 400-2 on the Tren del Valle
EMD locomotives are widely used for freight
CNR CKD8 long distance rolling stock
A CSR SDD7 train on the San Martín Line
A Belgrano Sur Line CNR DMU
A Tecnotren railbus

Buenos Aires City's commuter rail provides 1800 trains carrying 1.4 million passengers each business day in the city of Buenos Aires, its suburbs in Greater Buenos Aires and several far-reaching satellite towns.

- Rail transport in Argentina

In addition to the wealth generated by customs duties and Argentine foreign trade in general, as well as the existence of fertile pampas, railroad development in the second half of the 19th century increased the economic power of Buenos Aires as raw materials flowed into its factories.

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Buenos Aires Underground

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The Le Tellier aerial tramway was an early proposed alternative to the existing tramway system (1889).
Vice president Victorino de la Plaza opening Line A (1913)
Construction of Line A under the Avenida de Mayo (1912)
In its early days, Line A continued on above ground (1913).
Entrance to Diagonal Norte station on Line C (1936)
Inside a Line B Metropolitan Cammell car, circa 1938
Evolution of the network from 1913 to 2015.
Bolívar station on Line E was opened in 1966.
Echeverría station is one of the most recent additions to the network.
Tram by Argentine company Materfer.
Line B rolling stock running aboveground on the Urquiza Line
Alberti Norte station on Line A, closed in 1953.
New line H and extensions to other lines are under construction.
The future network as outlined in Law 670
The PETERS 3 layout was the one recommended in the study.
A "digital space" at Plaza Italia station, which also features the new matte signs.
A UEC Preston car inside the Polvorín Workshop. These were used from 1913 to 1977.
Refurbishment of La Brugeoise cars for public display began in 2013.
One of the exhibits at Congreso de Tucumán on line D. Note the glass encasings along the walls where the busts are exhibited.
A mural undergoing restoration at 9 de Julio station.
A modern mural at Venezuela station on line H.
Graffiti before and after removal on a 100 Series car.

The Buenos Aires Underground (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires), locally known as Subte (, from subterráneo – 'underground' or 'subterranean'), is a rapid transit system that serves the area of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Over a million passengers use the network, which also provides connections with the city's extensive commuter rail and bus rapid transport networks.

Red de Expresos Regionales

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The 16km of tunnels joining the three main railway stations. The City of Buenos Aires is shown in dark orange while Greater Buenos Aires is shown in light orange.
A Line B car operating above-ground on the Urquiza Line.

Red de Expresos Regionales (RER, English: Regional Express Network) is a planned mass transit system in Buenos Aires which will connect the main rail terminals of the city through 16 km of tunnels with a central terminal.

The tunnels will mean that the existing 815 km commuter rail network will be connected, with passengers being able to travel from one part of Greater Buenos Aires and La Plata to the other while only making one change at the new underground central terminal.

Metrobus (Buenos Aires)

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Articulated bus at a Juan B. Justo Line station.
Bus at Deheza station.
Central Metrobus lane on the 25 de Mayo expressway.
A bus on the Metrobus 25 de Mayo next to the Dellepiane tolls.
One of the tunnels on the 9 de Julio line
Number 65 bus leaving a Metrobus station
Cabildo line station
Number 100 bus at Santa Fe station
View of the Obelisco from a Metrobus station
Metrobus Sur station next to a Buenos Aires PreMetro tram
Metrobus Juan B. Justo station, Puente Pacifico
Metrobus Del Bajo platform

The Buenos Aires Metrobus is a 50.5 km network of dedicated separated lanes and stations for normal buses that serve the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It is estimated that the implementation of the Metrobus along the avenue has reduced bus journey times by 40%, while also providing combinations with lines B and D of the Buenos Aires Underground, as well as the Sarmiento and San Martín commuter rail lines.

Buenos Aires Province

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Largest and most populous Argentine province.

Largest and most populous Argentine province.

Governor Juan Manuel de Rosas (1841 oil portrait by Cayetano Descalzi) ruled until 1852 with an iron fist and kept the fragile Confederation under the tutelage of Buenos Aires Province.
Period illustration of the 1882 placement of La Plata's foundation stone.
Provincial Government House in La Plata
Provincial Legislature in La Plata
Federal courts in La Plata
Köppen climate map of Buenos Aires
Boundaries of the 135 partidos of Buenos Aires Province
Downtown Mar del Plata
View of Bahía Blanca
Downtown La Plata
Curutchet House, World Heritage Site in La Plata
Libertadores de América and Presidente Perón stadiums in Avellaneda.
Port of Bahía Blanca
Soybean fields near Junín
Ministro Pistarini International Airport
CNR CKD8 locomotive at Bahía Blanca Sud railway station

It takes its name from the city of Buenos Aires, the capital of the country, which used to be part of the province and the province's capital until it was federalized in 1880.

Rail lines connected nearly every town and hamlet in the province by 1914; many developed around the new railway stations.

Locomotive La Porteña, c. 1873

Buenos Aires Western Railway

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Locomotive La Porteña, c. 1873
Invitation card to the opening of the line, 1857.
Map of the line in the city of Buenos Aires, 1870.
Del Parque was the main station, then demolished in 1889.
La Floresta (c. 1869) was the first terminus.
Caballito station, c. 1878.
Passenger coach.
A Metropolitan Cammell wagon derailed in Liniers, 1890s.
Ramos Mejía station was opened in 1858 and is still active.
Once de Septiembre (opened in 1883) became new terminus.
Morón station, 1910.
Basílica station received pilgrims to Luján Basilica.
Steam locomotive, currently exhibited in Marcos Paz.

The Buenos Aires Western Railway (in Spanish: Ferrocarril Oeste de Buenos Aires), inaugurated in the city of Buenos Aires on 29 August 1857, was the first railway built in Argentina and the start of the extensive rail network which was developed over the following years.