Vallcarca (Barcelona Metro)

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Vallcarca
Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Estació de Vallcarca del metro de Barcelona.jpg
Escalators at the station
Location Barcelona (Gràcia)
Coordinates 41°24′41″N 2°8′41″E / 41.41139°N 2.14472°E / 41.41139; 2.14472Coordinates: 41°24′41″N 2°8′41″E / 41.41139°N 2.14472°E / 41.41139; 2.14472
Owned by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Other information
Fare zone 1 (ATM)
History
Opened 1985
Services
Preceding station   Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro   Following station
L3
Location
Vallcarca (Barcelona Metro) is located in Barcelona
Vallcarca (Barcelona Metro)
Location within Barcelona

Vallcarca is a Barcelona Metro station in 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 de l'Argentera and the Vallcarca bridge. It has three entrances and can be accessed from either side of Avinguda de Valcarca, as well as from Avinguda de la República Argentina. It has twin side platforms that are 93 metres (305 ft) long and which are accessed from the entrance lobby by stairs and escalators.[1][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Vallcarca" (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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