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Metro Barcelona station Universitat L1
Red line on Universitat station

Line 1, shortened to L1 and known as "Hospital de Bellvitge - Fondo", coloured red and often simply called Línia vermella ("Red Line"), is the second oldest metro line in Barcelona, after L3. It is operated by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB).

Chronology

  • 1926 - Bordeta-Catalunya section opened.
  • 1932 - Bordeta-Santa Eulàlia and Catalunya-Arc de Triomf sections opened.
  • 1933 - Arc de Triomf-Marina section opened.
  • 1951 - Marina-Clot section opened.
  • 1952 - Clot-Navas section opened.
  • 1954 - Navas-Fabra i Puig section opened.
  • 1968 - Fabra i Puig-Torras i Bages section opened.
  • 1983 - Torras i Bages-Santa Coloma and Santa Eulàlia-Torrassa sections opened. Bordeta station closed.
  • 1987 - Torrassa-Avinguda Carrilet section opened.
  • 1992 - Santa Coloma-Fondo section opened.

Technical details

Colour on map Red
Number of stations 30
Type Conventional metro
Length 20.7 km (12.9 mi)
Rolling stock 4000 series, 6000 series
Areas covered L'Hospitalet, Barcelona (Sants-Montjuïc, Eixample, Sant Martí, Sant Andreu), Santa Coloma
Journey time 35 minutes
Track gauge 1,668 mm (5 ft 5+23 in)
Traction Electricity
Power supply Rigid overhead wire
Open-air sections Yes (between Santa Eulàlia and Mercat Nou)
Mobile phone coverage Partial
Depots Santa Eulàlia, Sagrera.
Operator TMB

Stations

Stations or lines shown in italics are under construction.

  • Hospital de Bellvitge Handicapped/disabled access
  • Bellvitge Handicapped/disabled access
  • Av. Carrilet Handicapped/disabled access (L8)
  • Rambla Just Oliveras Handicapped/disabled access (RENFE)
  • Can Serra Handicapped/disabled access
  • Florida Handicapped/disabled access
  • Torrassa Handicapped/disabled access (L9, L10)
  • Santa Eulàlia Handicapped/disabled access
  • Mercat Nou Handicapped/disabled access
  • Plaça de Sants Handicapped/disabled access (L5)
  • Hostafrancs Handicapped/disabled access
  • Espanya Handicapped/disabled access (L3, L8)
  • Rocafort Handicapped/disabled access
  • Urgell Handicapped/disabled access
  • Universitat Handicapped/disabled access (L2)
  • Catalunya Handicapped/disabled access (L3, L6, L7, RENFE)
  • Urquinaona Handicapped/disabled access (L4)
  • Arc de Triomf Handicapped/disabled access (RENFE)
  • Marina Handicapped/disabled access (T4)
  • Glòries Handicapped/disabled access (T4)
  • Clot Handicapped/disabled access (L2, RENFE)
  • Navas Handicapped/disabled access
  • Sagrera Handicapped/disabled access (L5, L9, L10)
  • Fabra i Puig Handicapped/disabled access (RENFE)
  • Sant Andreu Handicapped/disabled access (RENFE)
  • Torras i Bages Handicapped/disabled access
  • Trinitat Vella
  • Baró de Viver Handicapped/disabled access
  • Santa Coloma Handicapped/disabled access
  • Fondo Handicapped/disabled access (L9)

Coordinates: 41°23′13″N 2°10′12″E / 41.387°N 2.170°E / 41.387; 2.170

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