The Ministry of Public Works’ Innovation Plan represents a commitment to digitisation, energy efficiency and sustainability reflected in 70 specific initiatives that have undergone a period of public consultation. February 2018 will see the launch of a coordinated process to transform the Spanish transport system to provide a high degree of personalisation and efficiency spearheaded by new technologies.
The project to adapt the Astigarraga-Irún line to the international track gauge with the installation of a third rail involves complex adaptation of all aspects of the existing line. This is particularly the case with the Gaintxurizketa tunnel, where an innovative tunnel boring machine, specially designed to allow trains to pass through, is playing a key role in the works. For the works on this line, ADIF has commissioned a team of Ineco engineers and technicians to undertake the project, management and technical assistance.
Improving mobility for those who have difficulties is a reflection of developed societies with a keen sense of social justice. In Spain, equal access to public transport has been acknowledged as basic right, and companies like Renfe have been working for years to achieve this goal.
He is currently the Head of the Spanish Marine Aids to Navigation Service of Puertos del Estado, under the Ministry of Public Works.
The time has come for the world of construction to make the same leap that the world of engineering experienced in the industrial revolution. BIM proposes the method of achieving this. Those who get on board will draw up better designs for their customers and keep their place in this evolving trade. Those who don’t will condemn their clients to higher overall building costs. Evidently, there is a limit to the number of times they can do this.
The new railway line that connects A Coruña to Santiago and Vigo has set a record for regional rail lines in Spain by exceeding three million passengers over the past year. From the beginning, Ineco has worked on this infrastructure which has breathed new life into rail transport in Galicia.
Once again this year Spain has beaten its tourism record with 68 million visitors in 2015, increasing the traffic and revenue of Spanish airports. Aena’s Traffic Forecast Office, in which a team from Ineco works, analyses the evolution of demand so the Spanish operator may anticipate the arrival of visitors.