Barcelona Metro line 5

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Barcelona Metro Line 5
Cornellà Centre T1.svg T2.svg Rodalies de Catalunya símbol.svg
Sant Ildefons
Can Boixeres
Can Vidalet
Pubilla Cases
Ernest Lluch (never opened)
Collblanc L9 barcelona.svg
Plaça de Sants L1 barcelona.svg
Sants-Estació L3 barcelona.svg Rodalies de Catalunya símbol.svg
Connexion service L3 barcelona.svg
Hospital Clínic
Diagonal L3 barcelona.svg FGC.svg
Verdaguer L4 barcelona.svg
Sagrada Família L2 barcelona.svg
Gaudí (never opened)
Sant Pau | Dos de Maig
Camp de l'Arpa
La Sagrera L1 barcelona.svg L9 barcelona.svg L10 barcelona.svg Rodalies de Catalunya símbol.svg
Maragall L4 barcelona.svg
Connexion service L4 barcelona.svg
Virrei Amat
El Carmel
El Coll | la Teixonera
Vall d'Hebron L3 barcelona.svg

MetroBarcelona L5 Logo.PNGLine 5, currently known as Cornellà Centre - Vall d'Hebron, its termini, and often called "Línia Blava" (Blue line), is line belonging to the Barcelona Metro network operated by TMB, and part of the ATM fare-integrated transport network.


It opened in 1959 as the (original) line 2. Line 5 is 18.8 km. long and has 26 stations, from Cornellà to Vall d'Hebron in the northern part of Barcelona, where it meets L3.


Evolution of Line 5, 1959-2010
  • 1959 - Sagrera-Meridiana section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1967 - Vilapicina-Horta section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1969 - Collblanc-Diagonal/Provença section opened.
  • 1970 - Diagonal/Provença-Sagrera-Meridiana section opened. The line then known as L2 integrated into L5.
  • 1973 - Collblanc-Pubilla Cases section opened.
  • 1976 - Pubilla Cases-Sant Ildefons section opened.
  • 1983 - Sant Ildefons-Cornellà section opened.
  • 2010 - Horta-Vall d'Hebron section opened.

Technical details[edit]

  • Colour on map: Blue
  • Number of stations: 26
  • Type: Conventional metro
  • Length: 18.8 km (11.7 mi)
  • Rolling stock: 5000 series
  • Journey time: 30 minutes
  • Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
  • Traction: Electricity
  • Power supply: Rigid overhead wire
  • Open-air sections: Yes (Can Boixeras)
  • Mobile phone coverage: Complete
  • Depots: Can Boixeres, Vilapicina, Sant Genís
  • Operator: TMB

Current stations[edit]

Sagrada Família metro station

Station and line names in italics are under construction.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°25′48″N 2°09′43″E / 41.430°N 2.162°E / 41.430; 2.162