Avinguda Carrilet station

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Avinguda Carrilet
FGC rapid transit and commuter rail station
TMB rapid transit station
Tren 213 de los ferrocarriles de la generalitat de catalunya.jpg
A 213 Series train at the Llobregat–Anoia Line station in 2007.
Location Avinguda Carrilet
08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Catalonia
Spain
Coordinates 41°21′28.6″N 2°06′09.8″E / 41.357944°N 2.102722°E / 41.357944; 2.102722Coordinates: 41°21′28.6″N 2°06′09.8″E / 41.357944°N 2.102722°E / 41.357944; 2.102722
Owned by Government of Catalonia
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms
Tracks
  • 4 (Llobregat–Anoia Line)
  • 2 (Barcelona Metro line 1)
Connections Bus transport Urban buses
Construction
Structure type Underground
Bicycle facilities A bicycle parking rack is located in the station hall of the Llobregat–Anoia Line.[1]
Disabled access The station entrance from Avinguda Carrilet is fully disabled-accessible.
Other information
Station code 113 (Barcelona Metro line 1)[2]
Fare zone 1 (ATM Àrea de Barcelona)[3]
History
Opened
  • 1912 (1912) (Llobregat–Anoia Line)
  • 1987 (1987) (Barcelona Metro line 1)
Rebuilt 9 July 1985 (1985-07-09) (Llobregat–Anoia Line)
Original company Camino de Hierro del Nordeste (Llobregat–Anoia Line)
Post-grouping Compañía General de les Ferrocarriles Catalanes (CGFC; Llobregat–Anoia Line)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,994,266[a] (Llobregat–Anoia Line)
Services
Preceding station   FGC.svg FGC   Following station
L8
toward Can Ros
S33
S4
S8
R5
toward Igualada
R6
R50
toward Igualada
R60
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro   Following station
L1
toward Fondo
Location
Avinguda Carrilet is located in Barcelona
Avinguda Carrilet
Avinguda Carrilet
Location in the Barcelona area.

Avinguda Carrilet, also known as L'Hospitalet Avinguda Carrilet, is an interchange complex underneath Avinguda Carrilet, in the L'Hospitalet de Llobregat municipality, to the south-west of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It consists of a railway station on the Llobregat–Anoia Line and a Barcelona Metro line 1 (L1) station. The Llobregat–Anoia Line station is served by Barcelona Metro line 8 (L8), Baix Llobregat Metro lines S33, S4 and S8, and commuter rail lines R5, R6, R50 and R60. The services on the Llobregat–Anoia Line (including the L8) are operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), whilst the L1 is operated by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB).[5][1][6]

The original at-grade station for the Llobregat–Anoia Line was opened in 1912 by the company Camino de Hierro del Nordeste ("Northeastern Railway"). On 9 July 1985 (1985-07-09), the line's section between Sant Josep and Cornellà Riera stations was put underground and the current station started operating. The L1 station dates from 1987, when the line was extended southwards from Torrassa station. It served as the L1's southern terminus until 1989, when that line was extended to Hospital de Bellvitge station.[6][5][1]

The platforms used by the Llobregat–Anoia Line are located between Rambla de la Marina and Plaça de la Mare de Déu de Montserrat. They comprise two island platforms, each flanked by a pair of tracks, with the two inner tracks on the main line and the outer tracks on loops off the main line. The L1 platforms are located underneath Rambla de la Marina, between Avinguda Carrilet and Carrer Prat de la Riba, comprising two 96-metre-long (315 ft) side platforms.[5][1]

Accesses[edit]

The station has the following entrances:[1][5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Passenger figures according to recorded annual entries.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "L'Hospitalet-Av.Carrilet (FGC)" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2015-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Barcelona metro line 1 - Station Av. Carrilet". Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Integrated Railway Network (PDF) (Map). Autoritat del Transport Metropolità. August 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Memòria de Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya 2013 [2013 Report of Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya] (PDF) (Report) (in Catalan). Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya; Department of Public Works and Transport. Generalitat of Catalonia. 2014. p. 63. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Avinguda Carrilet (L1)" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2015-02-06. 
  6. ^ a b "Track map of the Barcelona Metro". carto.metro.free.fr. Retrieved 2015-02-06. 

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