Penitents (Barcelona Metro)

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Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Estació de Penitents.jpg
Station platforms
Location Barcelona (Gràcia)
Coordinates 41°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 by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type Underground
Other information
Fare zone 1 (ATM)
Opened 1985
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro   Following station
Penitents (Barcelona Metro) is located in Barcelona
Penitents (Barcelona Metro)
Location within Barcelona

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

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