Peru: Electric Train Consortium will complete Lima’s train

Isabel Guerra

After waiting for 23 years, finally Peru knows the name of the company which will complete the Tren Electrico (Electric Train) construction: Electric Train consortium, which comprises Graña & Montero and Odebrecht Peru.

These companies beat competitors such as Metropolitano (Constructora Andrade Gutierrez and GCA Ingenieros Civiles) and Trenlima (Astaldi, Cosapi and JJ Contratistas).

The consortium will be in charge of replacing the old electronic structures of the section already built between Villa El Salvador and Atocongo (San Juan de Miraflores).

The contractors will also implement all the necessary works from that point until the Dos de Mayo Hospital, on Grau Ave.

Electric Train will invest US $ 410 million, and the works are expected to be finished in 18 months.

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