Provença–Diagonal station

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Provença is the name of a Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya station located under Avinguda Diagonal and Balmes street. The station is served by FGC-operated Barcelona Metro lines L6 and L7, and Metro del Vallès suburban metro lines S1, S2, S5, S6 and S7. Diagonal is the name of an important station in TMB-operated Barcelona Metro network. It is named after Avinguda Diagonal, where the station is located together with Passeig de Gràcia. It is served by TMB-operated Barcelona Metro lines L3 and L5, and it is also connected with FGC station.

Provença and Diagonal
Barcelona Metro rapid transit and FGC station
General information
LocationBarcelona (Eixample)
Coordinates41°23′41″N 2°9′35″E / 41.39472°N 2.15972°E / 41.39472; 2.15972Coordinates: 41°23′41″N 2°9′35″E / 41.39472°N 2.15972°E / 41.39472; 2.15972
Owned byTMB and FGC
Operated byTMB and FGC
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1 (ATM)
History
Opened1882
Services
Preceding station FGC.svg FGC Following station
Barcelona Pl. Catalunya
Terminus
L6 Gràcia
towards Sarrià
L7 Gràcia
towards Av. Tibidabo
S1 Gràcia
S2 Gràcia
S5 Gràcia
towards Rubí
S55 Gràcia
Preceding station Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro Following station
Passeig de Gràcia L3 Fontana
Hospital Clínic L5 Verdaguer
Location
Provença is located in Barcelona
Provença
Provença
Location in Barcelona
Provença is located in Spain
Provença
Provença
Location in Spain
Train at Diagonal TMB station
Train at Provença FGC station

HistoryEdit

FGCEdit

The Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya station was opened in 1882 and in this moment it was not an underground station, but it was located on the same place. In 1929, the current station was opened, under Balmes street and between Provença and Rosselló streets. Currently, it has two accesses from the street, one at each side of the station. In 1995, the hall was extended and some elevators were installed. This hall has some ticket vending machines and some shops. The Rosselló access was opened in 1970 to connect with TMB-operated Barcelona Metro stations and was extended and modernized in 2008.

Barcelona MetroEdit

  • Barcelona Metro line 3 station was opened in 1924 with the opening of the line between Catalunya and Lesseps, the first metropolitan railway line in the city. The station is located under Passeig de Gràcia between Rosselló street and Avinguda Diagonal and has two halls, one at each side of the station. It exists a corridor used to connect with Barcelona Metro line 5 station and FGC metro station.
  • Barcelona Metro line 5 station was opened in 1969 with the opening of the line between this station and Collblanc. The station is located under Rosselló street, near Rambla Catalunya. It has two halls, one at each side of the station and they are equipped with some ticket vending machines, a TMB information center and a bar. There are two long corridors, one to connect with Barcelona Metro line 3 station and the other one to connect with FGC metro station.

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