Penitents (Barcelona Metro)

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Penitents
Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Estació de Penitents.jpg
Station platforms
LocationBarcelona (Gràcia)
Coordinates41°25′2″N 2°8′28″E / 41.41722°N 2.14111°E / 41.41722; 2.14111Coordinates: 41°25′2″N 2°8′28″E / 41.41722°N 2.14111°E / 41.41722; 2.14111
Owned byTransports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Fare zone1 (ATM)
History
Opened1985
Services
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro   Following station
L3
Location
Penitents is located in Barcelona
Penitents
Penitents
Location in Barcelona
Penitents is located in Spain
Penitents
Penitents
Location in Spain

Penitents is a Barcelona Metro station, named after the Vallcarca i els Penitents neighbourhood, in the Gràcia district of Barcelona.The station is served by line L3.[1][2]

The station opened in 1985, when the section of line L3 between Lesseps and Montbau stations was opened.[1][2]

The station is located underneath Avinguda de Vallcarca (formerly known as the Avinguda de l'Hospital Militar), between Carrer del Gòlgota, Barcelona and Carrer d'Anna Piferrer, and can be accessed from entrances in the former and the latter, leading to a single ticket hall. It has twin side platforms that are 96 metres (315 ft) long.[1][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Penitents" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2014-12-26.
  2. ^ a b "Track map of the Barcelona Metro". carto.metro.free.fr. Retrieved 2014-12-26.
  3. ^ "Avenida Vallcarca". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2014-12-26.

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