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20 Feb. 2012

The network after some changes involving tram line T6.




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Barcelona 2012 tram map



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ROUTES


Operator: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES, IN TWO SEPARATE NETWORKS:

TRAMBAIX

T1 Francesc Macià - Cornellà Centre - Bon Viatge
T2 Francesc Macià - Cornellà Centre - Bon Viatge - San Martí de l'Erm
T3 Francesc Macià – San Martí de l'Erm - Consell Comarcal

TRAMBESÒS

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

TOURIST TRAMWAY ("BLUE TRAMWAY")

Tranvía azul P. Kennedy - Av. del 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 (Pompeu Fabra)
L3 Zona Universitària - E. Sants - P. de Espanya - Paraŀlel - Drassanes - P. de Catalunya - Passeig de Gràcia - Diagonal - Lesseps - Vall d’Hebron - 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 Família - Sagrera - Maragall - Horta - Vall d’Hebron
L9 Sagrera - Bon Pastor - Fondo - Can Zam
L10 Sagrera - Bon Pastor - Gorg
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 - Provença - Sarrià - Reina Elisenda
L7 P. de Catalunya - Provença - Av. del 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): 102.3 km.
  • Metro (Ferrocarriles de Cataluña): 7 km.
  • Blue tramway: 1.3 km.
  • Montjuïc funicular: 758 m.
  • Tibidabo funicular: 1,152 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: 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.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


PHOTOGRAPHS

Trambesos photo

Trambesòs (line T4) tram at the Ciutadella terminus, April 2006.
Trambesos photo

Trambesòs (line T4) tram from a distance, on C. Wellington, having just left the Ciutadella terminus, April 2006.
Tranvia Azul photo

The Tibidabo Blue Tram approaching its downhill terminus on Av. del Tibidabo, April 2006.
Tranvia Azul photo

The Tibidabo Blue Tram at its mountain terminus near the Tibidabo Funicular, April 2006.


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