Paral·lel (Barcelona Metro)

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Paral·lel
Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Barcelona Metro Paral-lel.jpg
Train at line 2 platforms
Station statistics
Address Barcelona (Sants-Montjuïc)
Coordinates 41°22′29″N 2°10′07″E / 41.374722°N 2.168611°E / 41.374722; 2.168611Coordinates: 41°22′29″N 2°10′07″E / 41.374722°N 2.168611°E / 41.374722; 2.168611
Platforms 6 side platforms (2 on each line)
Other information
Opened
  • 17 June 1970 (1970-06-17)
  • 31 December 1995 (1995-12-31)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Operator Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Fare zone 1 (ATM)
Services
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro   Following station
Terminus L2
L3
Preceding station   Funicular de Montjuïc   Following station
Parc de Montjuïc   Fmontjuic.svg   Terminus
Location
Paral·lel (Barcelona Metro) is located in Barcelona
Paral·lel (Barcelona Metro)
Location within Barcelona
Footnotes
[1]

Paral·lel is a Barcelona metro station, located under Avinguda del Paral·lel, between Ronda de Sant Pau and Carrer Nou de la Rambla. It is served by L3, is the southern terminus of L2 and also the lower terminal of the Funicular de Montjuïc.

The station has two levels. The platforms for lines L2 and L3 are situated side by side at the lower level, with each line having a pair of side platforms. A direct connection is provided between the platforms for Zona Universitària (L3) and Pep Ventura (L2).

The funicular terminus is at the upper level, with side platforms on either side of the single terminal track. Transfers between the funicular and lines L2 and L3 are inside the ticket barriers of the station, and from a fare perspective the funicular is treated as another line of the metro.

The station used to be the interchange between L3 (towards Catalunya) and L3b (towards Sants), which were electrified in different ways (L3 by overhead catenary and L3b by a third rail), the current L2 platforms being served by L3b, and the station was called Puebloseco. The lines were unified in June 1982, when the station became known as Paral·lel (and the station previously known as Parlamento became known as Poble Sec).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accessible transport". Your transport. Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 

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