Conceived as a centre for interpretation, the space opened by Ineco at their central headquarters in Madrid has been designed to offer a tour of the main infrastructures around the world carried out by the public company and by other Spanish engineering firms. It is a way of representing the leadership and good performance of these companies and the knowledge of their professionals.
Thanks to the global interest in high-speed rail construction in arid environments with extreme climates in Asia, the Middle East, South America, Australia, and even some areas of the United States, a group of companies has formed a consortium with a research focus on how to reduce the impact of sand, high temperatures and strong temperature gradients on rail infrastructures.
By employing the traditional technique of riveting, riveted-steel marquees that have been affected by corrosion at Aranjuez station –a historic building dating back to the 19th century– have regained their full splendour. Construction work entrusted to the temporary business association (UTE in Spanish) Restauración Estación de Aranjuez has been carried out under the direction of experts from Ineco for Adif. The project is part of the Ministries’ of Public Works and Culture “1% Cultural” programme.