State of Ceará, Brazil, awarded Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure and the Brazilian construction company Ferrera Guedes a EUR 350 million contract to build Eastern Line of the Fortaleza Metro.
The contract envisages the construction of the first phase of the line, from Tirol-Moura Brasil station to the train depot, located beyond Papicú station.
The project includes 7.3 km of tunneling, of which 6 km will be undertaken using tunneling equipment, in addition to 4 underground stations (Central Chico da Silva, Colegio Militar, Nunes Valente and Papicú) and one ground-level station (Tirol-Moura Brasil).
In addition, strengthening work in tunnels will be carried out in places where it is planned to build two stations in later phases (Catedral and Luiza Távora).
The project will be completed witihn 48 months.