Urquinaona (Barcelona Metro)

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right Urquinaona is the name of a station in the Barcelona Metro network, served by TMB lines L1 and L4. One of the metro stations in the city centre, and one of the busiest, it's located underneath Ronda de Sant Pere and Via Laietana, next to Plaça Urquinaona - after which it's named - in Eixample. It can be accessed from Plaça Urquinaona and Via Laietana.<ref name="trenscat"/>

History

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Panorama of Line L4 station

The station currently serving line L4 was opened in 1926 as part of what was then line 3, as a part of the stretch between Passeig de Gràcia and Jaume I. The stretch was later extended to Barceloneta, and in 1973 was made a part of L4.<ref name="trenscat">Template:Cite web</ref>

Line L1 station was opened in 1932, as a part of the section between Catalunya and Arc de Triomf section.<ref name="trenscat1">Template:Cite web</ref>

Architecture

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Line L1 platform in the western direction.

L1 station is oriented from west to east and is located under Ronda de Sant Pere. It has three vestibules, two at the eastern side (Plaça Urquinaona) and on at the western side. The transfer to L4 is made through the eastern vestibule (which also serves as the northern vestibule of L4 station). The station consists of two side platforms approximately Template:Convert long each.<ref name="trenscat1"/> The tracks are separated by a wall.

L4 station is located in the meridional direction (north-south). It has vestibules at both ends, the northern one leading to Plaça Urquinaona and the southern one to Via Laietana. The station has two side platforms, each of them Template:Convert long.<ref name="trenscat"/>

Services

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See also

  • List of Barcelona Metro stations

References

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