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    Aviacion Espanola station
    of Madrid subway

Aviacion station of Madrid subway


Alcantara Stone has participated at this station construction supplying its exclusive and unique materials for the same. Interposed between “Colonia Jardín” and “Cuatro Vientos” station, provided by Alcantara Stone at the time, the “Aviación Española” station is located at the Europe Park Colony and the Aviación Avenue, increasing immediately the mobility to 78,000 neighbors of the America District and the improving for 30,000 future residents of the “Operacion Campamento”.

In the course of several months has made a considerable effort by all the entities involved in this project to perform this stations, following new charges of usability, design and unification marked by Metro de Madrid and Mintra.

The current line 10 is the result of great efforts, which began in 1995 to create a large axis which linking Madrid north to south-west from the originating stations at the old suburban which born in Plaza de España. Since then until 2003 has grew up 22.6 km. in long and 19 new stations, which has cost €671millions. For this new station the Madrid Community has invested €29.7 millions and the 50% of the operating costs was provided by Madrid Town Hall.


  • Project: Aviación Española subway station
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Promotors: Metro de Madrid
  • Architect: Mintra
  • Contractor: Begar Contratas y Construcciones


Pieces of Alcantara Black® and Alcantara Iridium® with polish and flamed finish as description and work requirements:

Qty. Uts. Description
656 Ft. of platform edge in pieces of 80x40x6 cm. with double non-skid band made in Alcantara Black®
1,242 Ft. of staircase of 6 cm. thickness with non-skid band made in Alcantara Black®
1,292 Sqft. paved floor of 60x40x3 cm made in Alcantara Black®
1 Ut. de entrances (aka. bocas rocieras) in Alcantara Iridium® flamed (included the staircase made with single pieces of the same material)

Materials involved



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First working stages and manufacturing process, with photos and explanations, related videos, PDF's or links to other publications and information.

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