Barcelona Metro line 5

Line 5, currently known as Cornellà CentreVall d'Hebron, its termini, and often called "Línia Blava" (Blue line), is a metro line belonging to the Barcelona Metro network operated by TMB, and part of the ATM fare-integrated transport network.

Barcelona Metro line 5
L5 barcelona.svg
Barcelona - Estació de la Sagrera (7495884802).jpg
Overview
Service typeRapid transit
LocaleBarcelona
Current operator(s)TMB
Route
TerminiCornellà
Vall d'Hebron
Stops27
Distance travelled18.8 km (11.7 mi)
Average journey time30 minutes
Technical
Rolling stock5000 series
Can Boixeres, Vilapicina, Sant Genís depots
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification1,200 V DC rigid overhead wire
Track owner(s)TMB
Route map
Cornellà Centre
(T1.svg T2.svg )
Gavarra
Sant Ildefons
Can Boixeres
(Depot)
Can Vidalet
Pubilla Cases
Collblanc
Badal
Plaça de Sants
Sants-Estació L3 barcelona.svg
Entença
Hospital Clínic
Diagonal L3 barcelona.svg
Verdaguer
(L4 barcelona.svg to La Pau)
Sagrada Família
Gaudí (never opened)
Sant Pau | Dos de Maig
Camp de l'Arpa
La Sagrera
L9 barcelona.svg L10 barcelona.svg toward Bon Pastor
L1 barcelona.svg to Fondo
Congrés
Maragall
Virrei Amat
Vilapicina
(Depot)
Horta
El Carmel
El Coll | la Teixonera
Vall d'Hebron

OverviewEdit

It opened in 1959 as the (original) line 2. Line 5 is 18.8 km. long and has 26 stations, from Cornellà to Vall d'Hebron in the northern part of Barcelona, where it meets L3.

ChronologyEdit

 
Evolution of Line 5, 1959–2010
  • 1959 – Sagrera-Vilapicina section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1967 – Vilapicina-Horta section opened (as the former L2)
  • 1969 – Collblanc-Diagonal/Provença section opened.
  • 1970 – Diagonal/Provença-Sagrera-Vilapicina section opened. The line then known as L2 integrated into L5.
  • 1973 – Collblanc-Pubilla Cases section opened.
  • 1976 – Pubilla Cases-Sant Ildefons section opened.
  • 1983 – Sant Ildefons-Cornellà section opened.
  • 2010 – Horta-Vall d'Hebron section opened.
  • 2021 – Ernest Lluch station opened.

Current stationsEdit

 
Sagrada Família metro station
Municipality or District Station Opened Connections
Cornellà de Llobregat Cornellà Centre 1983 Rodalies de Catalunya: R1, R4
Trambaix: T1, T2
Gavarra 1983
Sant Ildefons 1976
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Can Boixeres 1976
Can Vidalet 1976
Pubilla Cases 1973
Ernest Lluch 2021 Trambaix: T1, T2, T3
Collblanc 1969 Barcelona Metro: L3, L9, L10
Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona Badal 1969
Plaça de Sants 1965 Barcelona Metro: L1
Sants Estació 1965 Renfe Operadora: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Alaris, Talgo, TGV, Trenhotel (at Barcelona Sants)
Renfe Media Distancia: R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, 34 (at Barcelona Sants)
Rodalies de Catalunya: R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1 (at Barcelona Sants)
Barcelona Metro: L3
Eixample, Barcelona Entença 1969
Hospital Clínic 1969
Diagonal 1969 Barcelona Metro: L3
FGC: L6, L7, S1, S2, S5, S6, S7 (at Provença)
Verdaguer 1973 Barcelona Metro: L4
Sagrada Família 1970 Barcelona Metro: L2
Sant Pau | Dos de Maig 1970
Sant Martí, Barcelona Camp de l'Arpa 1970
Sant Andreu, Barcelona La Sagrera 1957 Renfe Media Distancia: R12
Rodalies de Catalunya: R3, R4
Barcelona Metro: L1, L4, L9, L10
Congrés 1959
Nou Barris, Barcelona Maragall 1959 Barcelona Metro: L4
Horta-Guinardó, Barcelona Virrei Amat 1959
Vilapicina 1959
Horta 1967
El Carmel 2010
El Coll | La Teixonera 2010
Vall d'Hebron 2010 Barcelona Metro: L3

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°25′48″N 2°09′43″E / 41.430°N 2.162°E / 41.430; 2.162