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|October 2nd, 2006, 03:23 AM||#1|
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MADRID METRO CURRENT EXPANSION PROGRAMME: 80,91km more will be finished next spring!
Madrid metro is being extended between 2003-2007 with the construction of 80.91 new km.
When all works will be finished the total length will be 307 km and 315 stations. It will be too the second largest metro network in Europe (after London, 415km) and the biggest metro expansion ever made in the world in a 4 years time period. The total budget of this project was 4.000 million Euros.
Now a days, Madrid metro has 12 lines with a total length of 227 km and 236 stations.
L1 - 7.1 km, 6 stations
L2 - 1.5 km, 1 station
L3 - 8.6 km, 7 stations
L4 - 3.2 km, 3 stations
L5 - 2.4 km, 2 stations
L6 - 1 station on existing line
L7 - 12.2 km, 8 stations
L8 - 2.1 km, 1 station
L9 - 1 station on existing line
L10 - 15.7 km, 11 stations
L11 - 2.7 km, 3 stations
New LA - 5,4km, 9 stations
New LB - 8,7km, 12 stations
New LC - 13,7km, 13 stations
It is the capital of Spain in the south of European Union and is located in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula at 667m of altitude and with over 6 million people living in an area of 7995km2 (1,2% of the country). Its GIP is 29% bigger than the E.U. GIP, with some 30.000 Euros in 2005. The population of the city itself is 3.228.359 people in an area of 607 km2. The south of the metropolitan area closest to the capital is the most populated, 991.787 people living just in 6 municipalities (Mostoles, Fuenlabrada, Alcorcon, Getafe, Leganés and Parla) which formed what is called "the great south".
Last edited by torke; October 3rd, 2006 at 06:36 AM.