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San Juan received €432,584,57 to rehabilitate the old Riotinto Station and cargo ship

drawing San Juan del Puerto will see some of the legacy of former railroad facilities restored. The call for the local PIREP program, Within the scope of the Improvement, Transformation and Resilience Plan of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda funded by the European Union (Next Generation EU). Specifically, the mayor Rocío Cárdenas announced today the amount of aid close to half a million euros for the rehabilitation of the former Rio Tinto Station at the Marismas and Salinas del Tinto Interpreting Center and the support building that will be converted into a cafeteria. rod.

Rocío Cárdenas explains, “This City Council has been looking for funding for some time to improve this entire entrance area of ​​the Dock, especially the Riotinto station and warehouse, and we will see it rehabilitated thanks to this call,” explains Rocío Cárdenas, thanks to the budgeted total budget of 22,740.04 Euros from the City Hall. 550,942,78 € VAT included.

Interventions at the old Riotinto Station are located next to the pedestrian crossing access; The marshes are the key element and initiator of the process of change of talent, rediscovery and recognition by the citizens of the natural environment of the Salinas, Tinto river.

Built as a passenger station for the rail line connecting Huelva and Riotinto after the Rio Tinto mines were handed over to a financial group in 1873, the old Victorian-style Riotinto Station represents one of the most emblematic buildings in the municipality. Founder of The Rio Tinto Company Limited and built the railway infrastructure between the mine and the port of Huelva. The railway scheme was in operation from 1876-1984. Stations were built to regulate freight traffic, this is one of them.

Municipally owned and cataloged by the PGOU, the building is for the Interpretation Center of the Marshes and Salinas del Tinto and serves as a development, interpretation and transitional element. It will be rehabilitated as a place equipped with audio-visual and documentary content that will serve to convey the importance of the natural, cultural and cultural enclave it is in. It will create a broad and attractive program for future local, regional and national users, serve as an entry point to a range of donations and activities distributed in the natural habitat, and project itself into the future as an engine of municipal development. is based on the principles of sustainability, innovation, energy self-sufficiency and low carbon footprint.

The Dock Cargo Ship has been proposed as a Support Building for the Interpreting Center’s Bar-Cafeteria and also for future free spaces for leisure and games, using the elevated platform as an observation deck towards the landscaped natural environment to the south.

This redevelopment proposal, which the City Council will undertake to undertake the disused old railway facilities, will equip it with new activities, giving the opportunity to create new interpretive spaces in a sustainable way that reconnects citizens with nature, encourages ownership of the immediate environment. , accessible path. and inclusive. In this way, the population merges with the Tinto river and swamp, the primordial seed of its establishment as a municipality, regaining its unity and sense of belonging, leaving behind the sense of disconnection and distance brought by the railway route. It was produced as a physical and virtual barrier that lasted almost a century and a half for the sake of progress.

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