Public Transport in Barcelona: Trams

Barcelona tram

The Barcelona tramway is a tram network forming part of the public transport system in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. It is operated by the Tramvia Metropolità.

Five interesting facts about the trams in Barcelona:

  • In 1872, the first horsecar tram was established in the city.
  • The first electric line was opened here in 1899.
  • The city has 6 tram lines.
  • They operate on 29 kilometres (18 mi) of standard gauge route.
  • Most of the stock today consists of five sections, low-floor Citadis 302 trams built by Alstom (France).

Barcelona tram
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Barcelona tram
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona
Alstom Citadis 302 tram, Barcelona

Have you ever just sat on one of Barcelona's trams and rode it from the beginning until the end? Feel free to post a comment below.

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