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|Paco de Lucía||
Initially planned as Costa Brava, renamed in Feb. 2014 in honour of the famous Spanish guitarist
Future interchange with Cercanías
|Barrio del Pilar||03-06-1983|
|Plaza de Castilla||03-06-1983|
|Duque de Pastrana||03-06-1983|
|Cruz del Rayo||03-06-1983|
|Avenida de América||03-06-1983|
|Núñez de Balboa||
|Príncipe de Vergara||
Most stations on the urban stretch of Line 9 resemble those on Line 6 which was built at the same time.
|Sainz de Baranda||31-01-1980|
|Puerta de Arganda||
At Puerta de Arganda all passengers have to change trains as the southern suburban stretch is operated with shorter trains at longer intervals.
- surface station
- surface station
|Arganda del Rey||07-04-1999||
Special Features of Line 9:
Total length: 39 km - 28 stations (2011):
- Puerta de Arganda - 21 km
Puerta de Arganda - Arganda del Rey - 18 km
Large profile, deep level line with 110 m long platforms (6-car trains of class 5000 and 6000 in service) - 600 V dc
Line 9 is actually operated as two separate lines, the proper Line 9 from Paco de Lucía to Puerta de Arganda, and Line 9b from Puerta de Arganda to Arganda del Rey. The latter is operated with 3-car trains at longer intervals, so all passengers have to change at Puerta de Arganda. Line 9b runs almost entirely on the surface, through largely unpopulated areas, with underground stations at Rivas Urbanizaciones and Arganda del Rey.
From 1983 until 1986 the northern section from Herrara Oria to Avenida de América was operated as an isolated line labelled 9b.
The 2007-2011 expansion programme included a northern extension from Herrera Oria to Mirasierra and further north to Paco de Lucía (previously known as Costa Brava) where interchange will be provided to Cercanías; this extension took advantage of the existing access tracks to the Mirasierra metro depot.
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