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Passeig De Gr%C3%A0cia Railway Station
Passeig de Gràcia
Barcelona Metro rapid transit and Rodalies de Catalunya station
Passeig de Gracia L3 remodelada.jpg
Barcelona Metro line 3 station after the 2017 renovation works
LocationBarcelona (Eixample)
Coordinates41°23?24?N 2°10?04?E / 41.39000°N 2.16778°E / 41.39000; 2.16778Coordinates: 41°23?24?N 2°10?04?E / 41.39000°N 2.16778°E / 41.39000; 2.16778
Owned byAdif and TMB (Barcelona Metro Logo.svg)
Operated byRenfe and TMB (Barcelona Metro Logo.svg)
Line(s)Madrid-Barcelona
Barcelona-Cerbère
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1 (ATM)
History
Opened
  • 1924 (Barcelona Metro Logo.svg L3 barcelona.svg)
  • 1959
  • 1973 (Barcelona Metro Logo.svg L4 barcelona.svg)
  • 1995 (Barcelona Metro Logo.svg L2 barcelona.svg)
Location
Passeig de Gràcia station is located in Barcelona
Passeig de Gràcia station
Location within Barcelona

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 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi) away on metro lines L6 and L7, and various other Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya lines.

The station includes an artwork entitled Ballarins nus by Angel Orensanz.[1]

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

View of the railway station before the renovation works

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.

Barcelona Metro

Line L4 platform, direction La Pau
Artwork by Angel Orensanz on a platform at Passeig de Gràcia
  • 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.

References

  1. ^ "Bailarines desnudos, "Passeig de Gràcia" subway station, Barcelona, Spain". www.angelorensanz.com. Retrieved .

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