Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona

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Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Private
Industry Transport
Founded Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain (5 October 2004 (2004-10-05))
Headquarters Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Area served
Barcelona metropolitan area
Key people
Joaquim Forn i Chiariello
(CEO)
Dídac Pestaña Rodríguez
(Vice president)
Services Public transport infrastructure operation and managing
Revenue Increase 711.164 million (2010)
Profit Increase €3.847 million (2010)
Total assets Increase €1.113 billion (2010)
Owner Transports de Barcelona
Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona
Projectes i Serveis de Mobilitat
Number of employees
8,037 (2010)
Website tmb.cat

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is the main public transit operator in Barcelona, made up of two formerly separate companies, Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona, SA. and Transports de Barcelona, SA.. It runs most of the metro and local bus lines in Barcelona and the metropolitan area.

The bus network serves Barcelona and the metropolitan area through 109 lines that cover a total distance of 920.62 kilometres. The Barcelona Metro service has 123 stations. It is formed by six lines and a funicular railway. In 2008, TMB carried 572.39 million passengers. It has 7,707 employees.[1]

There is also an authority in Barcelona that seeks to coordinate and integrate other public transport companies (such as TRAMMET, for the local trams) into the same network, Autoritat del Transport Metropolità.

Logo history[edit]

TMB changed its logo in 2014 after introducing a stencil-style variant of Helvetica for their publicity.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona http://www.tmb.cat/en/transports-en-xifres

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