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Fieldwork associated with the study to estimate future demand for Metro Ligeros de Madrid’s ML-1 line

Year: 2018

Mode: city buses, suburban, metro and light rail

Client: Tema Ingeniería

Final client: Metros Ligeros de Madrid


The aim of the work is to provide the necessary field work for the study to estimate the future demand for the ML-1 line operated by Metro Ligeros de Madrid in response to an improvement in the transport offer

Job description:

The work to be carried out by ABACO consists of carrying out OD surveys of users of the different modes of public transport that serve the area under study to characterise mobility in the environment. The field work was carried out on a working day, from 2 to 4 October 2018, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., with surveys being carried out on various EMT lines, at the Pinar de Chamartín and Las Tablas Metro stations, at the Fuente de la Mora suburban station and on board the Light Railway. A total of 2,737 surveys were carried out. Once the coding and purification work was completed, a database was delivered to the customer for subsequent use.


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