Castro Pretorio Metro B station reopens to travellers from the start of service on Wednesday 13 October. Atac recalls "The station remained closed to allow the replacement of the transfer systems, escalators and lifts, which had reached the end of their technical life after 30 years of use." The works also involved various civil and various ancillary work, including water infiltration and the removal of asbestos material that became apparent after the dismantling of the systems. The station areas were also adapted to allow evacuation procedures in line with the new fire prevention regulations. "In the last few weeks, testing with ministerial bodies has taken place.