Metro de Madrid and Shanghai Metro have come together to publicise each other in their respective countries
Plaza de Castilla Station is holding a photography exhibition on parts of Shanghai Metro, inaugurated this morning by Antonio López Porto Under-Secretary for Transport, Housing and Infrastructure. Both Metros have signed an agreement establishing a cultural cooperation programme, which involves photography exhibitions on each other's facilities in order to promote urban development and cultural traditions through the display of photographs.
Metro de Madrid has in turn provided Shanghai Metro with high-quality photographs of its network facilities: stations, trains and users. The photographs are exhibited at East Nanjing Road, one of the main central stations of Shanghai Metro. The display also shows the large offer of Madrid's leisure, food and shopping options. The display will be open all month and will close early July.
Shanghai Metro is one of the biggest and most modern underground systems in the world, with 395 stations, 673 km of network and 10 million daily users. Metro de Madrid has liaised with Shanghai Metro in the past. It should be noted that Metro de Madrid has established itself as a world reference in terms of transport and received a total of 30 international delegations in 2017.
The visiting delegations that came to learn about the development and integral management of Metro de Madrid include companies such as the Melbourne Metropolitan Railway Authority, the Asian Development Bank, the China Association of Metros, Tokyo Metro and Sydney's Rail Network Strategy. All these organisations have visited the facilities of Metro de Madrid and have held business meetings in them.