Plaza de España, Madrid - Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 40° 25.407 W 003° 42.673
30T E 439667 N 4475000
Quick Description: Plaza de España-Noviciado is a station on the Madrid Metro. Line 2 serves Noviciado whilst Line 3 and Line 10 serves Plaza de España. It is located in fare Zone A.
Location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Date Posted: 11/29/2017 4:46:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMX57T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Plaza de España-Noviciado is a station on the Madrid Metro. Line 2 serves Noviciado whilst Line 3 and Line 10 serves Plaza de España. It is located in fare Zone A.

The Madrid Metro (Spanish: Metro de Madrid) is a metro system serving the city of Madrid, capital of Spain. The system is the 7th longest metro in the world, having a total length of 293 km (182 mi), though Madrid is approximately the fiftieth most populous metropolitan area in the world. Its fast growth in the last 20 years has also put it among the fastest growing networks in the world, rivalling many Asian metros such as the Shanghai Metro, Guangzhou Metro, Beijing Subway, and Delhi Metro. Unlike normal Spanish road and rail traffic, which use right hand drive, Madrid Metro trains use left-hand running on all lines because traffic in Madrid drove on the left until 1924, well after the Madrid Metro started operation. The Madrid Metro operates every day from 6 am until 1:30 am.

A light rail system feeding the metro opened in 2007 called Metro Ligero ("light metro"). The Cercanías system works in conjunction with the metro servicing commuter train services to and across the city.

Some underground stations are large enough to hold public events, such as the three-day fitness festival in May 2011, which attracted 2,600 visitors. One station contains a 200-square-metre archaeological museum.

The Madrid Metro has 1,698 escalators, the most of any system in the world. It also has 522 elevators
Is there other puplic transportation in the area?: Yes

What level is the station?: Below street level

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