Sacyr is awarded new railway projects totaling 100 million euros
• Its subsidiary, Sacyr Neopul, will perform four new projects in Spain and Ireland
Sacyr, through Sacyr Neopul, a subsidiary specializing in the electrification and maintenance of railway tracks, has been awarded four new projects in Spain and Ireland, amounting to 99.8 million euros.
In consortium with Lantania and Comsa, it will carry out the electrification works of the AVE high speed train section between Plasencia and Peñas Blancas for ADIF, through 125 km of double track, of the Madrid - Portuguese Border line. The contract has a value of 25 million euros and an execution period of 18 months.
This consortium was also commissioned with the successful electrification project on the LAV section between Barcelona and the French border.
Four new lines in Vicálvaro
The second project, awarded to Sacyr Neopul and CAF Signalling, is the construction of four new lines at the railway terminal of Vicálvaro (Madrid) for a total of 15.5 million euros and over a period of 18 months.
This remodeling will enable modification of the terminal’s functionality, which is currently a regulation and classification station. It will become an intermodal facility for the loading and unloading of Intermodal Transport Units (ITU), with a design in line with current trends in terms of management of freight terminals.
Basque Railway Network
The third contract awarded to the company will be developed in the Basque Railway Network (ETS). Sacyr Neopul and Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructures, together with Mariezcurrena and Zubieder, will develop Phase 2 of the Hernani - Astigarraga section. The project includes the construction of a section of platform in viaduct for the AVE including the reworking of the conventional railroad in the surroundings. The contract has a value of 38,3 million euros and an execution period of 37 months.
Finally, the Irish Rail has selected Sacyr Neopul as the preferred bidder for the maintenance of the Dublin Area Rapid Train electrification network (DART) for a period of five years. The 21 million-euro contract includes the maintenance of 120 km of track and the renewal of 40 km of the catenary
“The awarding of these new projects is recognition of our national and international capacity and know-how. These contracts contribute to the growth of our subsidiary and provide continuity to the excellence and quality of the service provided by our company,” said Eduardo Campos, CEO of Sacyr Somague and Sacyr Neopul.