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Ferrovial-Alberto Couto Alves consortium to extend Porto Metro
   
 
  

The consortium formed by Ferrovial and Alberto Couto Alves will carry out the extension of a 3.15 km section of the Yellow Line and will build a new 3.1 km circular line, the Pink Line, on Porto Metro network in Portugal.


Ferrovial-Alberto Couto Alves consortium to extend Porto Metro

(23/07/2020) 

The consortium, composed of Ferrovial’s construction subsidiary and local construction company Alberto Couto Alves, has been selected as preferred bidder for the extension of Porto Metro in two different contracts that amount to €288 million.

The first contract involves the extension of the Yellow line with a new 3.15 km section in the form of dual-track light rail, which will connect Santo Olvido station with the districts of Vila Nova de Gaia, Mafamude e Vilar do Paraiso, Oliveira do Douro and Vilar do Andorinho. This contract also includes the construction of a viaduct, a 770-metre tunnel, and three stations.

The second contract refers to the construction of a new circular line measuring 3.1 kilometres, between Praça da Liberdade and Casa da Música. This new Pink line involves the construction of four new stations.

Works are expected to begin in the second half of this year. The Yellow Line extension is to be completed in 34 months, while the construction of the Pink line is to take at most 42 months.

 



 

 


 
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