Passeig de Gràcia station

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Template:Infobox station Passeig de Gràcia is an underground railway and metro station in Barcelona located under Passeig de Gràcia, in Eixample district. It is one of the Barcelona's busiest railway stations and important stop for Barcelona Metro network. It is served by Rodalies de Catalunya suburban railway lines R2 and regional lines R11, R13, R14, R15 and R16, and it is also served by TMB-operated Barcelona Metro lines L2, L3 and L4.

Passeig de Gràcia station should not be confused with Gràcia station, which is located some Template:Convert away on metro lines L6 and L7, and various other Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya lines.

History

The first railway station that existed in Passeig de Gràcia was built in 1902. The original station was not underground and lines were linked directly with the lines to Girona and Tarragona. In 1950s it was decided to build a new underground station and cover all the tracks along Aragó street. The work started in 1954 and the station was finished in 1959. It is planned to reform the railway station completely to make it more accessible and to improve its aspect.

Services

Rodalies de Catalunya

Rodalies de Catalunya railway station is situated under Aragó street and between Passeig de Gràcia and Roger de Llúria street. The station has four accesses from the street and all of them go to the main hall where it is possible to connect directly with Barcelona Metro line 3. The main hall has some ticket offices, ticket vending machines and a kiosk. The trains run on the lower level where there are two platforms, each one equipped with a café-bar.

Direction < Line > Direction
Template:R-I Barcelona suburban railway services
Castelldefels Sants Template:FCAT1 El Clot-Aragó Granollers Centre
Aeroport
Sants
Template:FCAT1 Sant Celoni
Maçanet-Massanes
Sant Vicenç de Calders
Vilanova i la Geltrú
Template:FCAT1 Estació de França
Direction < Line > Direction
Template:R-I Regional services
Barcelona Sants Barcelona Sants 24px Barcelona El Clot-Aragó Girona
Figueres
Portbou / Cerbère
Lleida Pirineus 24px 24px Barcelona Estació de França Barcelona Estació de França2
Reus
Móra la Nova
Flix
Riba-roja d'Ebre
24px
Cambrils
Tortosa
Vinaròs
Estació del Nord
24px
Casp
Zaragoza-Delicias
25px
  1. This R2 line route is provisional until 2011 for works in Sant Andreu Comtal railway station.
  2. This regional route is provisional until 2011 for works in Sant Andreu Comtal railway station.

Barcelona Metro

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Line L4 platform, direction La Pau
  • Barcelona Metro line 2 station was opened in 1995, with the opening of the line between Sant Antoni and Sagrada Família. It is located under Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes and near Passeig de Gràcia. Line 2 station has two accesses each one equipped with many ticket vending machines. On the lower there are two platforms, each one separated from the other like London Underground tube stations. It is directly connected to Barcelona Metro line 4 station and to Barcelona Metro line 3 and Rodalies de Catalunya railway station through a long corridor.
  • Barcelona Metro line 3 station was opened in 1924 with the opening of the line between Catalunya and Lesseps, the first metropolitan railway in the city. The station is located under Passeig de Gràcia between Consell de Cent and Aragó streets and has two halls, one at each side of the station. It is directly connected to the railway station and to line 2 and line 4 through a 250 metres-long corridor.
  • Barcelona Metro line 4 station was opened in 1973 with the opening of the line between Urquinaona and Joanic. The station is located under Passeig de Gràcia, between Gran Via and Diputació street and has an only hall situated in the south part of the station. The hall has a head office and some ticket vending machines. It is connected to line 3 station through the long corridor. On the lower level there are two platforms, each one separated from the other and connected to line 2 station.

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External links

Template:Transport in Barcelona Template:Barcelona Metro line 2 Template:Barcelona Metro line 3 Template:Barcelona Metro line 4