San Ignazio (Metro Bilbao)

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Símbolo del Metro de Bilbao negativo.svg San Ignazio
Metro san inazio.jpg
Station's platforms
Location168 Lehendakari Agirre St.
48015 Bilbao
Spain
Coordinates43°16′51″N 2°57′45″W / 43.28083°N 2.96250°W / 43.28083; -2.96250Coordinates: 43°16′51″N 2°57′45″W / 43.28083°N 2.96250°W / 43.28083; -2.96250
Owned byMetro Bilbao S.A.
Line(s)Metro de Bilbao L1.svg Metro de Bilbao L2.svg
Platforms1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks3
ConnectionsBus
Construction
Structure typeUnderground station
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone  Zone 1  
History
Opened11 November 1995

San Ignazio[1] (formerly San Inazio) is a station of line 1 and line 2 of Metro Bilbao. It is located in the San Ignazio-Elorrieta neighbourhood, part of the Deustu district. The station is in close proximity to the San Ignazio Sports Center and the Elorrieta football field. It was opened on 11 November, 1995.

Station layout[edit]

San Ignazio is the only one of the Metro Bilbao underground stations to have three tracks and an island platform. The station is bigger due to it being the last of the shared section between lines 1 and 2 northbound, with each line splitting into a different tunnel after the station. Also, unlike the other underground stations within the city, it does not have the typical cavern-shaped layout. It was designed by Norman Foster.

Access[edit]

  • Aiga escalator down inv.svg 162 Lehendakari Agirre St. (Lekeitio exit, closed during night time services)
  • Aiga escalator down inv.svg 167 Lehendakari Agirre St. (Benita Asas exit, closed during night time services)
  • Aiga escalator down inv.svg 179 Lehendakari Agirre St. (Asturias exit)
  • Aiga stairs down inv.svg 2 Levante Plaza (Levante exit)
  • Aiga elevator inv.svg MUTCD D9-6.svg 170 Lehendakari Agirre St. (Levante exit)

Services[edit]

Metro services[edit]

The station is served by Line 1 to Etxebarri, Bidezabal and Plentzia and Line 2 to Basauri and Santurtzi. There are trains to San Inazio every two minutes, as both lines run in the same direction, trains from line 2 to Santurtzi and Bidezabal every five minutes and to Plentzia every twenty minutes.[2] There are extended services on weekends. Passengers looking to interchange from line 1 to line 2 or vice versa may do it in this station.

Preceding station   Metro Bilbao   Following station
toward Plentzia or Bidezabal
Line 1
toward Etxebarri
toward Kabiezes
Line 2
toward Basauri

Bus services[edit]

The station is served by the following local Bilbobus lines:

  • 10 Elorrieta - Plaza Circular
  • 13 San Ignazio - Txurdinaga
  • 18 San Ignazio - Zorrotza
  • 71 Miribilla - San Ignazio

The following Bizkaibus lines serve this station:

  • A2314 Bilbao - Erandio Goikoa - UPV/EHU
  • A3411 Bilbao - Getxo - Azkorri

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map and frequencies". Metro Bilbao official website. Metro Bilbao SA. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ Official Schedules at Metro Bilbao website