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13 Dec. 2009 

The network after the opening of the first section of Metro line L9.




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ROUTES


Operator: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES, IN 2 SEPARATE NETWORKS:

TRAMBAIX

T1 Francesc Macià - Zona Universitària - Cornellà Centre - Bon Viatge
T2 Francesc Macià - Zona Universitària - Cornellà Centre - Bon Viatge - Levant Les Planes
T3 Francesc Macià – Zona Universitària - Rambla de Sant Just - Consell Comarcal

TRAMBESÒS

T4 Ciutadella / Vila Olímpica – P. de les Glòries - Estació de Sant Adrià
T5 P. de les Glòries - Besòs - Badalona / Gorg
T6 Estació de Sant Adrià - La Mina - Besòs - Badalona / Gorg

TOURIST TRAMWAY ("BLUE TRAMWAY")

Tranvía azul P. Kennedy - Av. de Tibidabo - Funicular del Tibidabo

METRO

Operator: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)

L1 Hospital de Bellvitge - Sta. Eulàlia - P. de Sants - P. de Espanya - Universitat - P. de Catalunya - P. de les Glòries - Clot - Sagrera - Fabra i Puig - Torras i Bages - Fondo
L2 Paraŀlel - Universitat - Passeig de Gràcia - Sagrada Família - Clot - La Pau - Gorg - Badalona (Pep Ventura)
L3 Zona Universitària - E. Sants - P. de Espanya - Paraŀlel - Drassanes - P. de Catalunya - Passeig de Gràcia - Diagonal - P. de Lesseps - Montbau - Canyelles - Trinitat Nova
L4 Trinitat Nova - Maragall - Passeig de Gràcia - Ciutadella / Vila Olímpica - Poblenou - La Pau
L5 Cornellà Centre - Collblanc - P. de Sants - E. Sants - Diagonal - Sagrada Fam¡lia - Sagrera - Maragall - Horta
L9 Can Zam - Fondo - Can Peixauet
L11 Trinitat Nova - Can Cuiàs

Operator: Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Cataluña (FGC)

NB: The line numbered L8 (Plaça Espanya - Molí Nou-Ciutat Cooperativa), named as such since 2003, is in reality part of a suburban mainline railway line, and is not considered here as part of the Barcelona metro system.

L6 P. de Catalunya - Sarrià - Reina Elisenda
L7 P. de Catalunya - Av. de Tibidabo

FUNICULARS

Operator: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)

   Paraŀlel - Montjuïc

Operator: Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Cataluña (FGC)

   Pl. Dr. Andreu - Tibidabo
   Peu del Funicular - Vallvidrera


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramways: 30 km.
  • Metro (Municipal): 92 km.
  • Metro (Ferrocarriles de Cataluña): 7 km.
  • Blue tramway: 1.1 km.
  • Montjuïc funicular: 758 m.
  • Tibidabo funicular: ? m.
  • Vallvidrera funicular: 736 m.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways (First cycle): (horse-drawn) 27 June 1872 - 1905?; (electric): 26 Jan. 1899 - 18 Mar. 1971.
  • Urban tramways (Second cycle): (electric) 3 Apr. 2004 - today.
  • Blue Tramway: (electric) 29 Oct. 1901 - today.
  • Urban metro lines: 30 Dec. 1924 - today.
  • FGC metro lines: (steam) 1863; (electric) 1906 - today.
  • Montjuïc funicular: 24 Oct. 1928 - today.
  • Tibidabo funicular: 29 Oct. 1901 - today.
  • Vallvidrera funicular: 1906 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways (First cycle): 1435/1000 mm.
  • Urban tramways (Second cycle): 1435 mm.
  • Blue Tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Metro (L1): 1674 mm.
  • Other metro lines: 1435 mm.
  • Montjuïc funicular: 1200 mm.
  • Tibidabo & Vallvidrera funiculars: 1000 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Gonzàlez Masip, A. Els tramvies de Barcelona – Història i explotació [Barcelona tramways – History and operations] (2 vols.) Barcelona: Rafael Dalmau, 1998.
  • "Systems Factfile: No.16 - Barcelona, Spain", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2009 (72:853), p.21-23.
  • Young, J. Barcelona transport maps (sheet maps). Exeter: Quail Map Co., 1985.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Barcelona: Teething troubles ironed out", Tramways & Ubran Transit, July 2004 (67:799), p.253-257.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Barcelona: Brand new impetus for the metro", Tramways & Ubran Transit, Sept. 2004 (67:801), p.331-333.
  • Zurita, F. "The tramways of Barcelona", Modern Tramway, Apr. 1963 (26:304), p.122-131.
  • Zurita, F. "The urban railways of Barcelona", Modern Tramway, Aug. 1963 (26:308), p.269-290.

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