Vallcarca metro station

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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]

Vallcarca
Barcelona Metro rapid transit station
Estació de Vallcarca del metro de Barcelona.jpg
Escalators at the station
General information
LocationBarcelona (Gràcia)
Coordinates41°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 byTransports Metropolitans de Barcelona
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Fare zone1 (ATM)
History
Opened1985
Services
Preceding station Barcelona Metro Logo.svg Metro Following station
Lesseps L3 Penitents
Location
Vallcarca is located in Barcelona
Vallcarca
Vallcarca
Location in Barcelona
Vallcarca is located in Spain
Vallcarca
Vallcarca
Location in Spain

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 Vallcarca, 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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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Vallcarca" (in Catalan). trenscat.com. Retrieved 2014-12-26.
  2. ^ a b "Track map of the Barcelona Metro". cartometro.com. Retrieved 2014-12-26.
  3. ^ "Avenida Vallcarca". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2014-12-26.

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