Metro Madrid’s innovative infrastructure inspection machine
30 November 2016 • Author(s): Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager, Metro de Madrid
Following several years of suffering the impact of the economic crisis on business activity – clearly illustrated by the drop in user demand and required budgetary adjustments – Metro Madrid has persisted in its efforts to remain the preferential mobility option in the Madrid region. The following article by Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager at Metro de Madrid, explains how the company has rallied to achieve great results despite the economic setbacks of recent years.
Against the backdrop of significant objective recovery, the company’s mission has proven its worth. Constructed and implemented by means of three major strategic lines, they set out to achieve the following:
■ Provide a quality service
■ Maximise the efficiency of resources
■ Boost the image and reputation.
Right from its origins in 1919, Metro Madrid has continued to extend its network in order to offer 80% of the population a station entrance within a distance of 500m. At present the length of the service network
is approximately 293km.