Barcelona Metro line 5

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Barcelona Metro Line 5
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Gavarra
Sant Ildefons
Depot
Can Boixeres
Depot
Can Vidalet
Pubilla Cases
Ernest Lluch
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Collblanc
Badal
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Plaça de Sants
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Entença
Hospital Clínic
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Verdaguer
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Sagrada Família
Gaudí (closed)
Sant Pau | Dos de Maig
Camp de l'Arpa
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La Sagrera
Congrés
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Maragall
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Virrei Amat
Depot
Vilapicina
Horta
El Carmel
El Coll | la Teixonera
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MetroBarcelona L5 Logo.PNGLine 5, currently known as Cornellà Centre - Vall d'Hebron, its termini, and often called "Línia Blava" (Blue line), is line belonging to the Barcelona Metro network operated by TMB, and part of the ATM fare-integrated transport network.

Overview[edit]

It opened in 1959 as the (original) line 2. Line 5 is 18.8 km. long and has 26 stations, from Cornellà to Vall d'Hebron in the northern part of Barcelona, where it meets L3.

Chronology[edit]

Evolution of Line 5, 1959-2010
  • 1959 - Sagrera-Meridiana section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1967 - Vilapicina-Horta section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1969 - Collblanc-Diagonal/Provença section opened.
  • 1970 - Diagonal/Provença-Sagrera-Meridiana section opened. The line then known as L2 integrated into L5.
  • 1973 - Collblanc-Pubilla Cases section opened.
  • 1976 - Pubilla Cases-Sant Ildefons section opened.
  • 1983 - Sant Ildefons-Cornellà section opened.
  • 2010 - Horta-Vall d'Hebron section opened.

Technical details[edit]

  • Colour on map: Blue
  • Number of stations: 26
  • Type: Conventional metro
  • Length: 18.8 km (11.7 mi)
  • Rolling stock: 5000 series
  • Journey time: 30 minutes
  • Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
  • Traction: Electricity
  • Power supply: Rigid overhead wire
  • Open-air sections: Yes (Can Boixeras)
  • Mobile phone coverage: Partial
  • Depots: Can Boixeres, Vilapicina, Sant Genís
  • Operator: TMB

Current stations[edit]

Sagrada Família metro station

Station and line names in italics are under construction.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°25′48″N 2°09′43″E / 41.430°N 2.162°E / 41.430; 2.162