Barcelona Metro line 9

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Barcelona Metro Line 9
Aeroport T1 L2gris.PNG L9gris.PNG end
Aeroport Terminal de Càrrega
Aeroport T2
Mas Blau
depot
Parc Nou
L10gris.PNG end  Zona Franca | Zal
Plaça Catalunya
former bed of the Llobregat 
El Prat Estació Rodalies de Catalunya.svg L1gris.PNG
Zona Franca Nova ZAL
La Ribera
Zona Franca ZAL
Les Moreres
Zona Franca Port
  Llobregat river
Zona Franca Litoral
Mercabarna
viaduct start 
Parc Logístic
Motors
  Common section L2gris.PNG L9gris.PNG
Fira L2gris.PNG
L2gris.PNG Foc Cisell
L2gris.PNG direction to INEF  
Foneria
FGC.svg L8 barcelona.svg Ildefons Cerdà
Europa | Fira FGC.svg L8 barcelona.svg
Provençana
Gornal
L1 barcelona.svg
Torrassa
L5 barcelona.svg
Collblanc
T1.gif T2.gif T3.gif
Camp Nou
L3 barcelona.svg
Zona Universitària
Campus Nord
Manuel Girona
Prat de la Riba
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Sarrià
Mandri
FGC.svg L7 barcelona.svg
El Putxet
L3 barcelona.svg
Lesseps
Muntanya
Sanllehy
L4 barcelona.svg
Guinardó | Hospital de Sant Pau
Maragall
L1 barcelona.svg L5 barcelona.svg L4gris.PNG
La Sagrera L9 barcelona.svg L10 barcelona.svg end
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Sagrera | TAV (under construction)
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Triangle ferroviari depot
Onze de Setembre
Bon Pastor
Besòs (Barcelona Metro) river
Besòs bifurcation
Llefià
Can Peixauet
La Salut
Santa Rosa (under construction)
L10 barcelona.svg end T5.gif T6.gif L2 barcelona.svgGorg
Fondo L1 barcelona.svg
Església Major
Singuerlín
Can Zam L9 barcelona.svg end
Can Zam depot
L9 barcelona.svg La Sagrera - Can Zam
L10 barcelona.svg La Sagrera - Gorg

Line 9 (Línia 9 in Catalan) is a line of the Barcelona Metro network that is currently under construction, with five stations open in the Santa Coloma de Gramenet suburb since December 2009. Upon completion, it will be the longest automatic metro line in Europe.

Map of line 9 (L9, L10 & L2)

Lines 9 and 10[edit]

Station at ?.

The complete project encompasses an underground line with two branches spanning a good deal of the metropolitan area of Barcelona, crossing Barcelona, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Badalona, l'Hospitalet de Llobregat and El Prat de Llobregat. Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona is the company operating the line.[1]

The name line 9 (L9) can refer either to the whole project of L9/L10 or to the common trunk plus the L9 branches. The total system will have a length of 47.8 km, of which 43.71 underground and 4.09 on viaducts. L9/L10 will be the deepest line in the Barcelona network.[2]

Line 9 shares its route with L10 for a large part, but the lines will not run on the same tracks: rather, double tunnels will be built.

Progress[edit]

Elevators de access to platforms from the lobby at ? station.
Llefià station.

Originally expected to be ready by 2008, ongoing problems with its construction are going to delay its completion until as late as 2013-2014.

On 13 December 2009,[3] the section between Can Peixauet and Can Zam, with the exception of Santa Rosa station, opened to the public. A further station, Bon Pastor, opened on 18 April 2010; as the first section of L10 was opened. The section from La Sagrera to Bon Pastor (except Sagrera station) opened on 26 June 2010.

List of stations[edit]

(Only stations marked with * are actually open)

El Prat area

Central branch, shared with L10

Besòs area

References[edit]

  1. ^ A.a.v.v. Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2006: Anuari territorial de Catalunya 2005. ISBN 84-7283-881-1.
  2. ^ Gencat: L9.
  3. ^ La L-9 arribarà el 13 de desembre a cinc estacions de Santa Coloma, El Periódico de Catalunya.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°24′24.18″N 2°8′56.50″E / 41.4067167°N 2.1490278°E / 41.4067167; 2.1490278