Claudia Sheinbaum, head of government of Mexico City, thanked the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) for the help it is providing to the reconstruction of the electric power substation of the Collective Transportation System (STC) Metro that caught fire during the early hours of Saturday, January 9.
Due to the need to reestablish regular service on lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Metro, the commission led by Manuel Bartlett It helps the transportation system to restore the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power.
Through her social networks, the doctor Sheinbaum Pardo He explained the progress that has been made in a few days, which is expected for the following days and provided an estimate of the final subtraction.
Fire in the subway substation (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
“We are on a visit to supervise the work being done by the Federal Electricity Commission and the Mexico City Metro in order to re-establish Lines 1, 2 and 3 as soon as possible. Actually, in an extraordinary time the Federal Electricity Commission, a public company of the State, is working hand in hand with the Metro, it is helping in a generous way “he stated in a video.
At the site, CFE directors arrived who are reviewing the work of the technicians and construction personnel, who have the highest quality equipment in order to make both operation and mobility in the national capital more efficient.
“A generation substation is being installed with all the security measures and with the best equipment that can be found in the market”, abounded.
Claudia Sheinbaum, head of government of CDMX (Photo: CDMX)
It should be remembered that the fire that consumed the subway station located in the Historic Center of the city fed most of the Metro lines, as well as preparing the coordination of the transit of the convoys that were in operation, in such a way that when this one was out of service, lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the 12 that the STC has stopped operating.
After a few days, lines 4, 5 and 6 came into operation; However, the times between each of the trains were extended up to 10 minutes. In this sense, it should be remembered that the average interval time is two to four minutes.
On the other hand, lines 1, 2 and 3, the most saturated of the Metro, can be ready until a longer period, in such a way that the CDMX government established an alternative mobility model in which it is reinforced in the use of Metrobús, Passenger Transport Network (RTP), Light Train and Trolleybus; However, this does not replace the Metro, because throughout the history of the means of transport, urbanization and the population of the capital was based, to a large extent, on access to stations.
A fire was registered at the Metro Control Center located on Delicias street during the early hours of this Saturday. First reports indicate the death of a person. It was also reported that the service has been suspended on lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Metro (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
In addition to this, it should be remembered the case of Maria Guadalupe Torres Cornejo, the 30-year-old officer attached to the Industrial Banking Police (PBI) who died during the incident.
According to the preliminary version, the woman died trying to flee the fire; However, this was not confirmed due to the deterioration of the place that prevented an expert opinion.
“Beautiful God have you in his holy glory. You leave a little girl today when I found out about your departure I felt it too much because we walk in the same way, you were a great warrior always. You were fighting to get your baby out, today PBI is in mourning because we are leaving a great companion and mother. Prompt resignation to your family and to that little girl you leave behind, ”wrote one of her companions who identified herself as Abii Ramirez on Facebook.
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