The Community of Madrid increases Metro and EMT service for the San Isidro Festivities
The Community of Madrid will make special arrangements for public transport from tomorrow until Monday, 15 May, to guarantee access and mobility in the area surrounding the Pradera de San Isidro and the centre of the capital.
The Metro reinforcement will affect lines 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, with up to 125% more trains on Monday on line 5, which will last from 10 a.m. until end of service. Up to 75% more convoys will be put into service over the weekend.
As for the capital's municipal buses, support will start coming in tomorrow on lines 17 (Plaza Mayor–Parque Europa) and 25 (Ópera–Casa de Campo), with an extra vehicle for each of them. On Saturday and Sunday morning, lines 25 and 34 (Cibeles–Las Águilas) will be affected. On the same days in the afternoon, lines 3 (Puerta de Toledo–San Amaro), 17, 18 (Plaza Mayor–Villaverde Cruce), 23 (Plaza Mayor–El Espinillo), 25, 34 (Cibeles–Las Águilas), 35 (Plaza Mayor–Carabanchel Alto), 50 (Plaza Mayor–Avenida Manzanares), 116 (Embajadores–Villaverde Cruce) and 118 (Embajadores–La Peseta). In total, 13 buses will receive reinforcements on Saturday and Sunday.
On Monday, San Isidro Day, services will also be improved on four more lines: 36 (Atocha-Campamento), 62 (Príncipe Pío–Los Puertos), 119 (Atocha–Barrio Goya) and 148 (Callao–Puente de Vallecas), so that lines 17, 18, 23, 25, 34, 35 and 116 will have 11 buses in the morning and lines 3, 17, 18, 23, 25, 34, 35, 36, 62, 116, 118, 119 and 148 will have 21 in the afternoon. On the same day, there will also be detours and modifications in the route of line 50.