RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro subway system was inaugurated in 1979. According to many, the service could be much better, with more stations. What few people know is that there are two secret stations in the city, which never had their construction work completed and today are completely inoperative, unused.
The oldest of these two ghost stations is in the existing Carioca station downtown. Yes, there is a station there; however, this second platform, which is now unused, is 15 meters below the current stop.
The plan in the 1980s and 1990s was for this station, now . . .