Zona Universitària station

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Zona Universitària
Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Art, Ciència i Lletres.JPG
Art work by Angel Orensanz in the metro station
Location Barcelona (Les Corts)
Coordinates 41°23′02″N 2°06′43″E / 41.384°N 2.112°E / 41.384; 2.112Coordinates: 41°23′02″N 2°06′43″E / 41.384°N 2.112°E / 41.384; 2.112
Operated by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Other information
Fare zone 1 (ATM)
History
Opened 1975
Services
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro   Following station
Terminus L3
Location
Zona Universitària station is located in Barcelona
Zona Universitària station
Location within Barcelona
Footnotes
[1]

Zona Universitària is a station in the Barcelona Metro and Trambaix networks, in the Les Corts district of Barcelona. It is currently the western terminus of metro line L3 and is served by tram lines T1, T2 and T3. It is named after the Universitat de Barcelona campus of the same name.[2][3][4]

The metro station is located under Avinguda Diagonal, between Carrer González Tablas and Avinguda Dr. Marañón. It has four entrances, two on each side of Avinguda Diagonal, and two 94-metre (308 ft) long side platforms. The entrance lobby features an artwork by the sculptor Angel Orensanz. The Trambaix stop lies some 250 metres (820 ft) to the east, in Carrer d'Adolf Florensa.[2][5][6]

The metro station opened in 1975, along with the other stations of the section of L3 between Zona Universitària and Sants Estació stations. This section was originally operated separately from L3, and known as L3b, until the two sections were joined in 1982.[2][4]

It is planned that the station will be served by the common section of metro lines L9 and L10, and work is currently underway to build the additional pair of platforms for these lines. In the longer term, an extension of line L3 beyond Zona Universitària is planned.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accessible transport". Your transport. Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Zona Universitària (Line L3)" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  3. ^ "Zona Universitària (Trambaix)" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  4. ^ a b c "Track map of the Barcelona Metro". carto.metro.free.fr. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  5. ^ "Google Map". Google. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  6. ^ "Artes, ciencias y letras, "Zona Universitaria" subway station, Barcelona, Spain". www.angelorensanz.com. Retrieved 2015-01-12. 

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