TSO-owned TCP Rail and its associate CIM have secured a brand new contract to ship observe and inflexible catenary tools for the northern extension of Panama Metro Line 1.
The contract was awarded by Metro de Panamá, the proprietor and operator of the fast transit system.
The scope of works will embrace the design, provide and set up of observe and inflexible catenary tools.
TSO Worldwide director Gilles Philibert and TCP Rail CEO Gilles Philibert mentioned: “This new undertaking is a recognition of the experience and high quality of the TSO-CIM partnership in railway infrastructure in Panama.
“Our groups have already efficiently delivered the tools for traces 1 and a couple of and can use their expertise and know-how for this new undertaking.”
On the peak of the undertaking, round 300 workers shall be concerned with the laying of tracks and catenary for the extension.
The northern extension will stretch from the present terminus at San Isidro station to the long run terminus in Villa Zaíta.
CIM CEO Thomas Fournier mentioned: “With this success, CIM has as soon as once more demonstrated its worldwide railway know-how. We’re delighted to contribute to the development and upkeep of the Panama Metro.
“This success reinforces our hyperlinks with our companions, strengthens our presence within the area and consolidates our distinctive relationship with Metro de Panamá.”
In the meantime, TCP Rail additionally secured a three-year contract to supply upkeep companies for line 2 (catenaries, observe and workshop tools).
At the moment, TSO and CIM are engaged on the Line 2 extension, together with two passenger stations.
Line 2 started industrial companies in 2019.