Sainz de Baranda (Madrid Metro)

Sainz de Baranda is a station on Line 6 and Line 9 of the Madrid Metro, located at the intersection of Doctor Esquerdo and Alcalde Sainz de Baranda streets in the Retiro district in Madrid, Spain. It is located in fare Zone A.[1][2] The station is named after the street, which in turn is named after the first mayor of Madrid, Pedro Sainz de Baranda [es].

Sainz de Baranda
MetroMadridLogoSimplified.svg
Madrid Metro station
Sainz de Baranda station entrance
Sainz de Baranda station platforms
LocationRetiro, Madrid
Spain
Coordinates40°24′54″N 3°40′10″W / 40.4150675°N 3.6695171°W / 40.4150675; -3.6695171Coordinates: 40°24′54″N 3°40′10″W / 40.4150675°N 3.6695171°W / 40.4150675; -3.6695171
Owned byCRTM
Operated byCRTM
Line(s)9
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneA
History
Opened11 October 1979 (1979-10-11)
Services
Preceding station   Madrid Metro   Following station
clockwise / outer
Line 6
anticlockwise / inner
Line 9
Location
Sainz de Baranda is located in Madrid
Sainz de Baranda
Sainz de Baranda
Location within Madrid

The station opened on 10 October 1979 when the first section of Line 6 was inaugurated.[3] On 31 January 1980, the first section of Line 9 was opened from Pavones to Sainz de Baranda, where it connected to the rest of the Madrid Metro network.[4][5] It ceased to be a terminus station when Line 9 was extended to Avenida de América on 24 February 1986.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Línea 6 Circular". Metro de Madrid. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Línea 9". Metro de Madrid. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  3. ^ "El Rey inauguró la nueva línea de Metro entre Pacífico y Cuatro Caminos" [King inaugurates new Metro line between Pacífico and Cuatro Caminos]. El País (in Spanish). Madrid, Spain. 11 October 1979. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Moratalaz inaugura hoy su metro" [Mortalaz inaugurates its metro today]. ABC (in Spanish). 30 January 1980. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Moratalaz festeja la llegada del Metro" [Mortalaz celebrates Metro's arrival]. El País (in Spanish). 31 January 1980. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  6. ^ "La nueva 9" [The new 9]. ABC (Press release) (in Spanish). 23 February 1986. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Inaugurado el tramo del 'metro' que completa la línea 9" [New 'metro' stretch inaugurated, completing line 9]. El País (in Spanish). 25 February 1986. Retrieved 7 March 2014.