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    Metronorte extension of Madrid subway

Metronorte extension Madrid subway


After finish the planned extensions, Metro de Madrid will be the third largest underground network in the world, only surpassed by New York and Moscow subways.

All the persons interested in this project, contributed for many months with a very hard work to complete this infraestructure following new charges of usability, desing and unification marked by Metro de Madrid and Mintra bringing 15,7 new kilometers and 11 new stations to two municipalities in the north of Madrid, Alcobendas and San Sebastian de los Reyes, integrating them effectively in the subway network and providen direct service to 184.000 users. In this way it should be mentioned that the new subway line will serve to the workers in the District C through the station called “Ronda de las Comunicaciones”.


  • Project: Metronorte (extension of Line 10)
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Promotors: Metro de Madrid
  • Architect: Mintra
  • Contractor: Acciona Infraestructuras / OHL


Alcantara Black® and Alcantara Iridium® pieces with polish and flamed finished as description and works requirements:

Qty. Uts. Description
0.87 Miles of platform edge in pieces of 80x40x6 cm. with double anti-slippery band and made of Alcantara Black®
1.55 Miles of staircase of 6 cm. of thickness with anti-slippery band and made of Alcantara Black®
16,146 Sqrt. of paved 60x40x3 cm made of Alcantara Black®
8,611 Sqrt. of cladding made of Alcantara Black® and Alcantara Iridium®
7 Uts. of access temples made with Alcantara Black®
2 Uts. entrances (aka. bocas rocieras) made of Alcantara Iridium® flamed

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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