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Metro de Madrid: Crucial to the backbone of mobility (Ignacio González Velayos, CEO, Metro de Madrid)
EIB supports European metro network developments (Maj Theander, Director of the Mobility Department, European Investment Bank)
Issue 2 2012 • 25 April 2012 • Jerzy Lejk, President of the Board and CEO, Warsaw Metro
Poland’s capital city, Warsaw, is one of the host cities for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship (EURO 2012) which will take place in June. The city is currently carrying out intensive preparations to welcome football players and fans.
Metro Warszawskie Sp. z o.o. is involved in on-going cooperation with authorities to develop appropriate solutions for the football tournament. The company has estab – lished a department specifically to take care of issues related to passenger security by making the relevant arrangements and carrying out analyses.
The department comprises Służba Ochrony Metra (the Metro Security Service) and Zakładowa Służba Ratownicza (the Emergency Service). Both units specialise in metro operations and follow strict procedures established for action undertaken in diverse situations, while constantly improving their operational capabilities through, among other things, training with the appropriate state services such as fire brigades, police and emergency services.