Original Article

GSTF Journal of Engineering Technology (JET)

, 3:4

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Urban integration of high speed train

Institutions of support in Spain and the keys to its success
  • Francisco Segado VázquezAffiliated withUniversidad Politécnica of Cartagena Email author 
  • , Rafael García SánchezAffiliated withUniversidad Politécnica of Cartagena
  • , Juan Manuel Salmerón NúñezAffiliated withUniversidad Politécnica of Cartagena


The high speed train as means of transport in Spain is extending its network to many cities. Occasionally, this situation raises the opportunity to undertake large urban integration operations, associated with urban renewal and the construction of new residential areas. In these cases it has attended an institutional architecture based on extrapolated public companies for management. This study addresses these operations identifying and classifying them with variables that have proved to be decisive to make viable operations. As conclusion this model and the keys to their success is analysed.


Metropolitan infraestructure urban planning of rail transport instruments of governance