COUNTINGS in... railway net

Count of users in line ML-1

Year: 2008-2009-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2021 (*experience previous to 2015 corresponds to jobs developed as TEMA GRUPO CONSULTOR fieldwork department)

Mode: Light Railway

Client: Metros Ligeros de Madrid


This is a fieldwork research in line ML-1 of for Metro Ligero de Madrid with the aim of controlling passengers occupation in an average working day  in this line. This allows to adapt offer to demand by increasing the offer  if detecting over occupancy or reducing material in the case of low occupation.

Job description:

This job consist of the count, twice a year, of passengers in and out, in each of the stations of ML-1 Line of Light Railway of Madrid in an average working day and after exploitation, with the aim of obtaining intensity matrix of passengers in all circulations. Also, this count is complemented with the count in turnstile in Pinar de Chamartín, Fuente de la Mora and Las Tablas stations, with the aim to get to know transfers done from and to Metro net and /or Commuter Train. A full count is conducted during the whole service period, this is from 6:00AM to 1:30AM.

Results allow to determine the matrix of “in” and “out” passengers. occupation and arrival time to each station, for the whole counting. It also provides information on  total demand by stations and peak period on occupancy. An analysis on  morning and evening rush hour is done as well as for the historical demand.

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