Funicular del Tibidabo
|Funicular del Tibidabo|
The lower station at Plaça Dr. Andreu
|Start||Plaça del Doctor Andreu
|Distance travelled||1,130 m (3,710 ft)|
|Track gauge||1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in)|
The Funicular del Tibidabo (or Tibidabo funicular) is a funicular railway in the city of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. The line connects Plaça del Doctor Andreu, the upper terminus of the Tramvia Blau, with the summit of Tibidabo, where there is an amusement park and a church, the Temple de Sagrat Cor.
The Tramvia Blau, along with a parallel bus service, provides a connection from Avenida Tibidabo metro station. This is the terminus of line 7 of the Barcelona Metro, operated by the FGC from a city terminus at Placa de Catalunya.
Like the Tramvia Blau, the funicular it is not part of Autoritat del Transport Metropolità (ATM) integrated fare network. Tickets must be separately purchased from ticket offices or machines at the terminal stations prior to travel.
|Number of stops||2|
|Configuration||Single track with passing loop|
|Track length||1,130 metres (3,707 ft)|
|Rise||275 metres (902 ft)|
|Track gauge||1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) metre gauge|
|Number of cars||2 2-car trainsets|
|Capacity||113 passengers per trainset|
|Maximum speed||4.1 metres per second (13.5 ft/s)|
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- "Barcelona's Tibidabo Amusement Park And 'Tramvia Blau' Tram". www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com. Retrieved 2013-12-18.
- "Tibidabo". Funiculars.net. Pantograph.se. Retrieved 2013-12-18.
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