Barcelona Metro line 5

Barcelona Metro line 5
L5 barcelona.svg
Overview
Service type Rapid transit
Locale Barcelona
Current operator(s) TMB
Route
Start Cornellà
Stops 26
End Vall d'Hebron
Distance travelled 18.8 km (11.7 mi)
Average journey time 30 minutes
Technical
Rolling stock 5000 series
Can Boixeres, Vilapicina, Sant Genís depots
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Rigid overhead wire
Track owner(s) TMB
Route map
R1 barcelona.svg R4 barcelona.svg toward Molins de Rei
Cornellà Centre
( T1.svg T2.svg )
Gavarra
Sant Ildefons
Can Boixeres
(Depot)
Can Vidalet
Pubilla Cases
Collblanc
( L9 barcelona.svg L10 barcelona.svg toward Can Tries | Gornal)
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
( L2 barcelona.svg to Paral·lel)
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
R3 barcelona.svg R4 barcelona.svg towards Montcada Bifurcació
Congrés
Maragall
Virrei Amat
Vilapicina
(Depot)
Horta
El Carmel
El Coll | la Teixonera
Vall d'Hebron

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.

Overview

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.

Chronology

  • 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.

Current stations

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 (planned) Trambaix: T1, T2, T3
Collblanc 1969 Barcelona Metro: L3, L9, L101
Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona Badal 1969
Plaça de Sants 1965 Barcelona Metro: L2
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 links

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

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