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Line 3, (L3) currently known as Zona Universitària - Trinitat Nova, coloured green and often simply referred to as Línia verda ("Green line"), is a metro line in Barcelona operated by TMB.

Chronology

Metro Barcelona Lesseps Station
Lesseps station
L3 Metro Barcelona (1924-1934)
Original stations, 1924-1934.
  • 1924 - Catalunya-Lesseps section opened.
  • 1925 - Fontana station opened. Catalunya-Liceu section opened.
  • 1926 - Passeig de Gràcia-Jaume I section opened.
  • 1934 - Jaume I-Correos section opened.
  • 1946 - Liceu-Fernando section opened.
  • 1968 - Fernando-Drassanes section opened.
  • 1970 - Drassanes-Paral·lel section opened.
  • 1972 - Passeig de Gràcia-Correos section closed.
  • 1975 - Paral·lel-Zona Universitària section opened (as L3B).
  • 1982 - L3B integrated into L3.
  • 1985 - Lesseps-Montbau section opened.
  • 2001 - Montbau-Canyelles section opened.
  • 2008 - Canyelles-Trinitat Nova section opened.

Technical details

Colour on map Green
Number of stations 26
Type Conventional metro
Length 18.4 km (11.4 mi)
Rolling stock 3000, 3000R, 2000 and 5000 series
Areas covered Barcelona (Les Corts, Sants-Montjuïc, Ciutat Vella, Eixample, Gràcia, Horta-Guinardó, Nou Barris)
Journey time 30 minutes
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Traction Electricity
Power supply Rigid overhead wire
Open-air sections None
Mobile phone coverage Partial
Depots Vall d'Hebron
Operator TMB

Current stations

Station or line names shown in italics are under construction.

  • Zona Universitària Handicapped/disabled access (T1, T2, T3, L9, L10)
  • Palau Reial Handicapped/disabled access (T1, T2, T3)
  • Maria Cristina Handicapped/disabled access (T1, T2, T3)
  • Les Corts Handicapped/disabled access
  • Plaça del Centre Handicapped/disabled access
  • Sants Estació Handicapped/disabled access (L5, RENFE)
  • Tarragona Handicapped/disabled access
  • Espanya Handicapped/disabled access (L1, L8)
  • Poble Sec Handicapped/disabled access
  • Paral·lel Handicapped/disabled access (L2, Funicular de Montjuïc)
  • Drassanes Handicapped/disabled access
  • Liceu Handicapped/disabled access
  • Catalunya Handicapped/disabled access (L1, L6, L7)
  • Passeig de Gràcia Handicapped/disabled access (L2, L4, RENFE)
  • Diagonal (L5; Provença: L6, L7)
  • Fontana Handicapped/disabled access
  • Lesseps Handicapped/disabled access (L9, L10)
  • Vallcarca Handicapped/disabled access
  • Penitents Handicapped/disabled access
  • Vall d'Hebron Handicapped/disabled access (L5)
  • Montbau Handicapped/disabled access
  • Mundet Handicapped/disabled access
  • Valldaura Handicapped/disabled access
  • Canyelles Handicapped/disabled access
  • Roquetes Handicapped/disabled access
  • Trinitat Nova Handicapped/disabled access (L4, L11)

Former stations

  • Fernando
  • Banco (nowadays would be on L4)
  • Correos (nowadays would be on L4)

Coordinates: 41°23′04.00″N 2°6′43.20″E / 41.38444°N 2.112°E / 41.38444; 2.112

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