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Valencia

Valenciana, Spain


Date of opening3 Oct 1988
Network length31.8 km (19.76 mi)
Stations38 (37*)
Lines3        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line12.67
Avg. station distance909 m (0.56 mi)
Avg. line length10.60 km (6.59 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 14 Sep 2008
Full metro section length unknown.
System typeMetro
Daily ridership
Fare collectionGates
TrackRight, gauge: 1000 mm
Power supplyOverhead wire, 1500 V
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless lines
Platform screen doors
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: pdf, © 2011 metrovalencia.es


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch - moving trains
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Metro Arts and Architecture

Examples of interesting station design:


Rating: 1 star (bronze)  Valencia

This metro in Spain has several very different stations with interesting architecture.

Photo [calatrava.com]: Alameda station, designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava.




Self-Guided Tour

Try the following tour, recommended by residents or metro enthusiasts:

Visit Alameda station, a big cavern under the old river course architectured by Santiago Calatrava.




Other Rail Transport in Valencia

Cercanias (suburban metro)





Reaching the Beaches

Mediterranean Sea: Metro line 5 tram extension to Marina Reial Joan Carles I. Metro tram line 4 to Eugenia Viñes and Les Arenes.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

There's an electronic guitar-like sound before the announcement of the next station in Valencian (Catalan): "Pròxima parada: [station name], correspondència amb la línia [line]".



Metro train departing from Alameda station.

Duration: 0:35  HD

More videos...




Photos

  Valencia photo gallery.





Handpicked Resources

metrovalencia.es Official website




Generic Links for Valencia Metro

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org









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