Saturday, June 3, 2023

The community of Madrid presents the technology of the Metro station 4.0 during the Civil Engineering Week

The Minister of Transports and Infrastructure David Pérez participated in the city’s inauguration of the 7th edition of the dissemination project organized by the College of Civil Engineers, Canals and Ports of Madrid. In his speech, he highlighted the great public projects of the public transport infrastructure, where there are ambitious projects such as the expansion of metro lines 3, 5 and 11 and the construction of the new Madrid Nuevo Norte suburban line, as well as the four new interchanges of Conde de Casal, Legazpi, Valdebebas and Chamartín.

Station 4.0 is a digital transformation program of the Madrid Metro with the intention of improving customer service from the latest technological developments in the region. Thus, access to passengers is made easier, new safety control devices are installed (such as smart entrance turnstiles), developments are introduced in the solution or the ability to make video calls to increase user information.

Civil Engineering Week participants will be able to access two mini simulators where they will be assisted by Metro instructors, with whom they will recreate the experience of working on a public train.

Surveys and free explanations
In the event, the regional government organized free visits to two emblematic metro areas: the Museum of Historic Impediments in the Chamartín station and the Chamberí Museum Station.

In particular, tomorrow, there will be a visit to the Historical Museum located in Chamartín station, where, in addition to its permanent spectacle, you will enjoy the historical metro simulator, in the interactive area where you go and go to the stations. The classic train, which was the first metro line, was installed in 1919.

On March 9, it will be the turn to get to know the historic station of Chamberí, in a guided tour that focuses on the main purpose of this stop, the work of the architect Antonio Palacios. An institution that remains concrete at the time, because it had to be closed in 1966 due to the impossibility of carrying out work on longer platforms.

To participate in these activities, it is necessary to be registered on the website of the Week of Civil Engineering, where the complete program can be consulted: In addition, the Metro de Madrid Train Museum will open at the Chamartín station, with a historical simulator in its own time. celebration In this case, registrations must be done online

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