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    Puerta del Sol Commuter train station

Puerta del Sol Commuter train station

DESCRIPTION

In this spectacular station, with more than 7,500 square meters, will meet the users of three Metro lines and two suburban lines, which has an stimated of 20,000 passenger walking through its corridors in each rush hour.

The walls of the Underground has a length of 207 meters which are covering with highlights colors such as copper brown and metallic gray, while in the hallways are stacked materials like Alcantara Atlantic®, Alcantara Black® and Alcantara Iridium® which will use to cover floors, staircases and other elements. This one, with its 6 basement levels, has a height equivalent to a nine floors building, seven if are deducted the two Suburban platform. For many people, after the opening, this station will become the attraction point, in special for tourists.

For the interior design. Antonio Fernández Alba, Academic of Fine Arts and the Spanish Language, works together with the Ministry of Public works to create an appearance of museum in the facilities. The design includes a copy of the clock from “Puerta del Sol”, the same which crown the square on the surface, being the focus of many eyes throughout the year.

PROJECT PASSPORT

  • Project: Puerta del Sol commuter train station
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Promotors: Ministry of Public Works / Comunity of Madrid
  • Architect: Antonio Fdez. Alba
  • Contractor: FCC Construcción

 

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

Qty. Uts. Description
75,350 Sqft. of Alcantara Atlantic® tiles of 60x40x2 cm.
8,395 Sqft. of Alcantara Black® tiles of 60x40x2 cm. with a special marked for handicap people.
1.24 Miles of stairs made it with Alcantara Atlantic®
1.43 Miles of skirtings made it with Alcantara Black®
1,642 Ft. of platform edge made it with Alcantara Black® of 80x40x4 cm.
492 Ft. of moldel pieces for access entrances made it with Alcantara Black® and Alcantara Iridium®
250 Units of Alcantara Black® tiles of 40x40x2 cm. with a special marked for handicap people.

Materials involved

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