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Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.
Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.
Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of train protection system which continually checks that the speed of a train is compatible with the permitted speed allowed by signalling.
The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.
The Metropolitan Transport Authority (Autoritat del Transport Metropolità, ATM) is a public consortium intended to coordinate the operation and project the expansion of the public transport system in the Barcelona metropolitan area.
Avinguda Diagonal (in Spanish La Avenida Diagonal) is the name of one of Barcelona's broadest and most important avenues.
Avinguda Tibidabo is a station of the Barcelona Metro and is the terminus of FGC-operated line L7 (also known as Línia de Balmes).
Baixador de Vallvidrera is a railway station in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
The Barcelona Metro (Catalan and Spanish: Metro de Barcelona) is an extensive network of rapid transit electrified railway lines that run mostly underground in central Barcelona and into the city's suburbs.
Line 1, shortened to L1, coloured red and often simply called Línia vermella ("Red Line"), is the second oldest Barcelona Metro line, after line L3.
— Line 3, 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, and therefore part of the fare-integrated ATM transport network of the urban region.
— Line 5, currently known as Cornellà Centre - Vall d'Hebron, its termini, and often called "Línia Blava" (Blue line), is line belonging to the Barcelona Metro network operated by TMB, and part of the ATM fare-integrated transport network.
The Barcelona metropolitan area (Àrea metropolitana de Barcelona, Área metropolitana de Barcelona) is a metropolitan area in Catalonia, north of Spain, centered on the city of Barcelona.
The Barcelona–Vallès Line (Línia Barcelona-Vallès) is an unconnected standard gauge railway line linking Barcelona with Sabadell and Terrassa via the Collserola mountain range, in Catalonia, Spain.
Bellaterra is a quarter of Cerdanyola del Vallès, in the metropolitan area of Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain).
Bellaterra is a railway station on the Sabadell branch of the Barcelona-Vallès line of the FGC, located in the Bellaterra neighborhood of Cerdanyola del Vallès, about 17 km from Barcelona in Spain.
The Berlin S-Bahn is a rapid transit railway system in and around Berlin, the capital city of Germany.
C-16 or Eix del Llobregat is a primary highway in Catalonia, Spain.
Carrer de Balmes, named after the Catalan philosopher and ecclesiastic Jaume Balmes, is one of the most important avenues in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain).
Catalan (autonym: català) is a Western Romance language derived from Vulgar Latin and named after the medieval Principality of Catalonia, in northeastern modern Spain.
Catalonia (Catalunya, Catalonha, Cataluña) is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy.
Centralized traffic control (CTC) is a form of railway signalling that originated in North America.
Cerdanyola del Vallès is a municipality in the ''comarca'' of the Vallès Occidental in Catalonia.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
In civil engineering, a cut or cutting is where soil or rock material from a relative rise (elevated landscape) to an earlier section of the route is cut out to make way for a further section of the route, whether canal, road or railway line.
Depot is from the French dépôt which means a deposit (as in geology or banking) or a storehouse.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain proper is divided into 10 districts.
A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.
The Eixample (Catalan for 'expansion' or 'Expansion District') is a district of Barcelona between the old city (Ciutat Vella) and what were once surrounding small towns (Sants, Gràcia, Sant Andreu etc.), constructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
El Putxet is a station of the Barcelona Metro on the FGC-operated line L7 (also known as Línia de Balmes).
El Triangle is a weekly general information magazine published from Barcelona, Catalonia, specializing in investigative journalism.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.
An escalator is a type of vertical transportation in the form of a moving staircase which carries people between floors of a building.
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya ("Catalan Government Railways"), or FGC, is a railway company which operates several unconnected lines in Catalonia, Spain.
Flickr (pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting service and video hosting service.
A flying junction or flyover is a railway junction at which one or more diverging or converging tracks in a multiple-track route cross other tracks on the route by bridge to avoid conflict with other train movements.
The Government of Catalonia or the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan;,; Generalidad de Cataluña) is the institution under which the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia is politically organised.
Rail terminology is a form of technical terminology.
Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google.
The Government of Spain (Gobierno de España) is the central government which leads the executive branch and the General State Administration of Spain.
Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.
Granollers is a city near Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain.
Gràcia is a district of the city of Barcelona, Spain.
Gràcia is a railway station located under Plaça de Gal·la Placídia in the Gràcia district of Barcelona.
Hospital General is a railway station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) train system in Vallès Occidental in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Iberian-gauge railways (ancho ibérico, trocha ibérica, bitola ibérica) is the name given to the railways using track gauge of, most extensively used by the railways of Spain and Portugal.
An interchange station or a transfer station is a train station for more than one railway route in a public transport system that allows passengers to change from one route to another, often without having to leave a station or pay an additional fare.
La Bonanova is a railway station situated under the Via Augusta at Carrer de Ganduxer in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
La Floresta is a railway station in Sant Cugat del Vallès in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Les Fonts is a railway station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) train system in Les Fonts, Vallès Occidental in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Les Planes is a railway station in Les Planes, in the Serra de Collserola hills, part of the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Les Tres Torres is a railway station situated under the Via Augusta in the Les Tres Torres neighbourhood of Barcelona.
The Llobregat–Anoia Line (Línia Llobregat-Anoia) is an unconnected metre gauge railway line linking Barcelona with the Baix Llobregat, Bages and Anoia regions, in Catalonia, Spain.
Material y Construcciones S.A. or MACOSA was a Spanish heavy-engineering company, mainly producing products for the railway industry.
The main line, or mainline in American English, of a railway is a track that is used for through trains or is the principal artery of the system from which branch lines, yards, sidings and spurs are connected.
The technical meaning of maintenance involves operational and functional checks, servicing, repairing or replacing of necessary devices, equipment, machinery, building infrastructure, and supporting utilities in industrial, business, governmental, and residential installations.
Midnight is the transition time from one day to the next – the moment when the date changes.
Mira-Sol is a railway station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) train system in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
The municipalities of Spain (municipios,, municipis, concellos, udalerriak; sing. municipio)In other languages of Spain.
Muntaner is a railway station located at the intersection of the Via Augusta with the Carrer de Santaló and Carrer de Muntaner, in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Pàdua is a station of the Barcelona Metro on the FGC-operated line L7 (also known as Línia de Balmes).
Peu del Funicular is a railway station in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Plaça de Catalunya (meaning in English "Catalonia Square"; sometimes referred to as Plaza de Cataluña, its Spanish name) is a large square in central Barcelona that is generally considered to be both its city centre and the place where the old city (see Barri Gòtic and Raval, in Ciutat Vella) and the 19th century-built Eixample meet.
Plaça de Catalunya station, also known as Barcelona-Plaça Catalunya, Plaça Catalunya or simply Catalunya is a major station complex in Barcelona located under Plaça de Catalunya, the city's central square and a large transport hub.
Plaça Molina is a station of the Barcelona Metro on the FGC-operated line L7 (also known as Línia de Balmes).
Polinyà is a municipality in the province of Barcelona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.
Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC), currently referred to as BarcelonaTech and commonly named just as UPC, is the largest engineering university in Catalonia, Spain.
Provença is the name of a Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya station located under Avinguda Diagonal and Balmes street.
A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
The Réseau Express Régional (Regional Express Network), commonly abbreviated RER, is a hybrid suburban commuter/rapid transit system serving Paris, France and its suburbs.
Regional rail, also known as local trains and stopping trains, are passenger rail services that operate between towns and cities.
Reina Elisenda is a railway station on the Barcelona–Vallès Line, in Sarrià, in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Renfe Operadora is the state-owned company which operates freight and passenger trains on the, the and the networks of the Spanish national railway infrastructure company Adif (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias—Railway Infrastructure Administration).
RER line A is one of the five lines in the RER system serving Paris, France.
Rodalies de Catalunya ("Commuter Rail of Catalonia") is the main commuter and regional rail system in the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia.
Rubí is a railway station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) train system in Rubí, Barcelona Province, Catalonia.
Rubí is a municipality in Catalonia (Spain), in the comarca of Vallès Occidental and the province of Barcelona, 15 kilometers from Barcelona.
A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.
Sabadell (Latin: Sabatellum) is the second largest city in the comarca of the Vallès Occidental in Catalonia, Spain.
Sant Cugat is a railway station in Sant Cugat del Vallès in Catalonia, Spain.
Sant Cugat del Vallès (San Cugat del Vallés) (pop. 89,516 in 2017) is a town and municipality north of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.
Sant Gervasi is a railway station located under Plaça Molina in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Sant Quirze del Vallès is a town in the ''comarca'' of the Vallès Occidental, province of Barcelona, Catalonia.
Sarrià is a railway station located under the Via Augusta at Carrer de l'Hort de la Vila in the Sarrià neighbourhood of the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona.
Sarrià is a neighborhood in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona, Catalonia.
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi is one of the biggest districts of Barcelona, situated on the north-west of the city, surrounded by the districts of Les Corts, Gràcia, and Eixample i Horta-Guinardo and by the villages of Sant Just, Sant Feliu, Molins de Rei, and Sant Cugat.
The Serra de Collserola, or simply Collserola, is a mountain range between the rivers Besòs and Llobregat.
A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.
Skip-stop is a public transit service pattern which reduces travel times and increases capacity by not having all vehicles make all designated stops along a route.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
Stadler Rail AG, also known as Stadler Rail Group, is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
Terrassa (Tarrasa) is a city in the east central region of Catalonia, in the province of Barcelona, comarca of Vallès Occidental, of which it is the cocapital along with Sabadell.
Terrassa Rambla is a railway station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) train system in Vallès Occidental in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
A ticket machine, also known as a ticket vending machine (TVM), is a vending machine that produces tickets.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
The Tramvia Blau (Catalan for "blue tramway") is one of Barcelona's three tram systems.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
El Vallès (or simply Vallès) is a historical county in Catalonia, Spain, located in the center of the Catalan Pre-coastal range.
Valldoreix is a railway station in Sant Cugat del Vallès in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Vallvidrera is a neighbourhood of the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona, Catalonia.
The Vallvidrera Funicular (both Catalan and Spanish:Funicular de Vallvidrera) is a funicular railway in the Barcelona district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, in Catalonia, Spain.
The Via Augusta (also known as the Via Herculea or Via Exterior), was the longest and busiest of the major roads built by the Romans in ancient Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula).
VilaWeb is a Catalan-language web portal and daily news outlet, founded in May 1995 by the journalists Vicent Partal and Assumpció Maresma.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
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