Madrid Subway Metro

Madrid Subway Metro

A lot of our clients at Native Spanish Tapas take one of the best underground or subway systems in Europe, and perhaps of the world. After a a fulfilling Madrid tapas tour, there is no better way to get back to the hotel for a nice sleep-off than with Madrid Metro Subway system. We always recommend our Spanish Madrid tapas tour clients to take this modern but historical mode of transport for getting around the city.
Madrid Subway Metro
 Now, we are going to see a brief history and some of the most interesting facts about the Madrid Metro Subway system. Don’t forget to check out one of the best Madrid tapas tour, our customers on tripadvisor surely agree on it, have a look at what some of our customers have to say on tripadvisor about our Madrid tapas tour.
On October 31, 1919, Madrid Metro was first inaugurated during the reign of Alfonso XIII. The firs line between Puerta del Sol (Vodafone Sol today!) and Cuatro Caminos opened up to the public with a longitude of 3,48 kms and 8 stations. It continued to expand its lines even during the Spanish Civil war years between 1936 to 1939, in fact, it hasn’t stopped expanding even in the 21st century. In 2007 it reaches Madrid’s International Terminal 4. Metro de Madrid reaches some of the furthest neighborhoods of Madrid, a sure eco-friendly mode of transportation.
More interesting Madrid Metro Facts:
Madrid Metro has 301 stations compared to New York City’s 427 stations, not bad considering that Madrid has a population of 3.6 million inhabitants compared to 8.5 million people in New York.
Madrid Metro has 26 interchanging stops, 1698 automatic escalators, 522 elevators and 294 kms of railway compared to Shanghai’s 434 kms with a population of over 14 million inhabitants. In 2015, there were over 500 million travelers in Madrid Metro, I’m sure a lot were tourists visiting our beautiful city and experiencing one of the best tapas tours in Madrid.

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