Shortlisted bidders announced for Athens Line 4

Attiko Metro has announced that three bidders were shortlisted for Alsos Veikou – Goudi section on Athens metro Line 4. By December 2018, the selected companies will have to submit their technical and financial offers.

The shortlisted consortia are:
Tepna – Vinci – Siemens AG “TVS”
J+P Avax – Ghella – Alstom
Aktor – Ansaldo STP – Hitachi Rail Italy

The contract envisages the preparation of the final design and detailed final design, the construction of civil works, the the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the electromechanical and railway equipment, the maintenance of the project, the training of the personnel and the supply of the spare parts for Alsos Veikou – Goudi metro section.
The criterion for contract award is the most advantageous offer from a financial point of view, on the basis of the optimum quality-to-price ratio.
The project’s budget rises to the amount of EUR 1.5 billion and its construction is foreseen to take 8 years.
The Alsos Veikou – Goudi section (Section A of Metro Line 4) crosses Athens, Galatsi, Kessariani and Zografou municipalities and will have a total length of 12.8 km, with 15 underground stations,
The line will be built as a double track tunnel which will be bored by at least two Tunnel Boring Machines.
The project also includes the necessary rolling stock (20 automated driverless trains) and all the electromechanical and railway systems required for the operation of the line.
Under the project, an operational control center (OCC) will be constructed, which is designed to incorporate operational control of the existing lines (Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3) as well as of future new automatic lines and the tramway line. The new OCC shall be situated near Sepolia depot, where it will also be constructed a new building which will assure the maintenance and repair of the new trains.

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