We offer various monographic publications of interest on important developments in the evolution of the public transport network or that provide a historical summary of the main modes of transport in the city.
New bus network
The reorganisation of the Barcelona bus network is a firm commitment for the modernisation of surface public transport and also a major TMB project for the future. The aim is to establish a new bus network adapted to the needs of the 21st century that is more effective, efficient and competitive.
The automated metro: safer and more efficient
Cutting-edge technology at the service of people. The introduction of automated metro trains provides greater safety, reliability and flexibility by adapting supply to demand, amongst other benefits. Consistent with its desire to give the best possible service, TMB is committing to automation, as shown in the opening, in Barcelona in 2009, of the first stretch of line 9/10, the first automated metro line in Spain.
MouTV. A commitment to service information
MouTV is an innovative video broadcasting system that aims to provide metro and bus passengers with all the information they need when travelling on public transport. Programmes are complemented with content of general interest and advertising.
The Barcelona Metro Control Centre (CCM)
The new Metro Control Centre (CCM) responds to requirements arising from increased activity in operation, particularly the setting up of automated lines, and in control of the metro lines.
A Brief History of the Metro (1920-2010)
Towards 2020, a century of service to the city. Since it started to run in 1924, the Barcelona metro has played a leading role in urban mobility, as it combines the advantage of speed with the constant upgrading of its facilities.
100 Years of Bus Services in Barcelona: 1906-2006
A short history of the bus as a regular method of passenger transport in Barcelona, from an unsteady start to its current maturity. This is a journey through 100 years of a mode of transport that is closely linked to the city and the people who live there.