Number 15, April 2018



  • Bilbao, at the fore of urban rail transport

Mafex Informs

  • World Metro & Light Rail 2018 arrives in Bilbao
  • 15 new partners join forces with Mafex
  •  Mafex trade delegation to the Philippines and Indonesia
  • Noteworthy participation of spanish companies in the Middle East Rail fair
  • Agragex celebrates its 40th Anniversary
  • Spanish industry prepares for InnoTrans 2018
  • Renewal of the Mafex international and Communication Committees

Members news

  • ENYSE, a SICE Tecnología y Sistemas Group’s company, will carry out the electrification and signalling project for the Salamanca – Fuentes de Oñoro line for Adif
  • Alstom certified as one of the Top Employers España 2018
  • Bilbao Metro relies on Thales for its two Control Centres
  • Luznor is lighting up Brussels and Berlin’s underground
  • The Spanish Royal Family accepts the Honor Committee Presidency of the 25th anniversary of ICON Multimedia
  • Indra will improve the experience of amsterdam’s public transportation users
  • Siemens to supply signaling technology for Dowtown Line extension in Singapore
  • Lamaignere develops its experience in the railway sector with the Tren Toluca project (Mexico)
  • Guillermo Lorenzo, new COMSA Corporación Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructures and Engineering
  • LADICIM-University of Cantabria: Spain Brand with quality seal
  • ZFoam expands its productive capacity
  • Hispacold celebrates its 40th anniversary
  • Bombardier appoints Luis García Casares as the new Head of the automatic train that connects terminals
  • 2017 CAF results
  • First locomotives of Stadler Valencia for Bolivia and Italy


  • Pere Calvet, The president of the International Union of Public Transport (UITP)

Destination: Brazil 

  • Brasil revives its investment undertakings in railway projects
  • Public Transport: Positive outlook for Metropolitan and Light Rail Networks
  • Freight rail: Networks with significant standing in Brazil
  • Some Mafex members with projects in Brazil

In  Depth: 

  • The Spanish railway industry, at the forefront in innovative solutions for urban public transport systems
  • The Spanish hallmark, found on urban systems around the world
  • Some Mafex members with projects in public transport


  • Optimet Orban Map: Smarter mobility for passengers
  • Low Carbon Vanadium (LCV) Grooved Rails: the best option for city transport
  • A new reality for railway maintenance
  • BikeUp!, design and innovation towards a more sustainable urban mobility
  • New version of the tCat®, workstation for the measurement and auscultation of catenary and track
  • Advanced tram technology for the Granada Metro
  • New test bench for traction systems, at full track
  • High security thanks to beacon technology
  •  A project that will make it possible to book a trip on different modes of transport in europe with a single click

Industry 4.0

  • The future is already here!
  • The first factory 4.0 of the railway sector in Spain
  • The future of mobility is digital