Adif and Renfe have signed each bilateral collaboration agreements with the state company China Railway Corporation with the aim of sharing information and experience in the field of rail management and development, especially regarding high speed, and exploring alliances of common interest in third markets such as Latin America and Asia.
The agreement signed between Renfe and the Chinese state railway company aims to exchange knowledge and training particularly related to competitiveness and service to users. To this end, the development of technical visits between both companies, the exchange of information and the possibility of establishing agreements in terms of training, advice and technical assistance are all initiatives being planned.
As far as Adif is concerned, the agreement will mainly serve as a framework for the exchange of experiences in the areas of design, construction, maintenance and operation of railway lines, as well as for the analysis of models to improve operation at stations and their intermodality and interaction with the urban environment.
At present Spain is collaborating with different countries, transferring its know-how to railway companies in Sweden, Denmark, Israel, Turkey or United States, among others.