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Bus Study Tour (Fully booked)

Discover 3 Major Bus Networks in 3 days

Extend your Summit experience by joining our Bus Study Tour on 8-10 June 2023.

Our Bus Study Tour gives you the opportunity to join a unique learning event composed of technical visits to 3 major bus networks in 3 Spanish cities with a diversity of technologies and operation strategies:


  • TMB –  Understand the zero-emission bus strategy for operating electric and hydrogen buses in Barcelona
  • EMT Valencia – Visit the operating traffic regulation center, learn about the double bus lane for urban regeneration, the depot and workshops
  • EMT Madrid – See how EMT Madrid operates its clean bus fleet with electric, hydrogen and CNG buses


The Bus Study Tour is now fully booked.

What's on the programme?

8 June

09:00 to 12:00 – Barcelona – Summit technical visits (Choose between following OPTIONS): 

  • OPTION A – TMB: Bus Control Centre + trip on a Hydrogen bus  
  • OPTION B – TMB: Zero-emission bus strategy: Electric buses depot + trip on a Hydrogen bus 
  • OPTION A – RENFE: New Sagrera Station: Barcelona’s biggest station in construction (high-speed, commuter rail, subway and buses)  
13:00 to 16:00 – Travel by high speed rail to Valencia


9 June

09:00 to 12:00 – Valencia – Focus on BUS – Depot, OCC and Interchange stations
  • Visit to the EMT Traffic Regulation Center in HQ.
  • Visit of bus and intermodal interchange and reserved double bus lane for buses helping to adapt public transport to the new model of the city more pedestrian-friendly and sustainable.
13:00 – 16:00 – Valencia – Focus technical visit to the depot and workshops of EMT

 17:00 – 19:00 – Travel by high speed rail to Madrid 


10 June

9:00 – 12:00 – Madrid EMT Madrid presentation of sustainable and clean energy strategy

  • Focus on your shift to 100% clean bus
13:00 – 16:00 – Madrid Carabanchel operations centre and depot with new pantographs
  • Depot and charging infrastructure
  • Mobility hub

Registration Fees

The price for this Study Tour is 250.

Excludes VAT, cost of transport between cities, accommodation and meals (at charge of participants).

You can only attend the Study Tours if you are registered for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit with a Full Pass.


The Bus Study Tour is now fully booked.