Egis awarded systems engineering contract for construction of Salvador metro, Brazil

Egis awarded systems engineering contract for construction of Salvador metro, Brazil :French engineering and construction firm Egis has been awarded a US$16 million engineering contract by Brazil’s build and operate concessionaire CCR (Companhia de Concessões Rodoviárias) for the construction of the Salvador metro in the state capital of Bahia, Brazil.

The project comprises the completion of the seven kilometre line 1, which is partly underground, the construction of five kilometres of extensions to this first line and the construction of the 24 kilometre line 2, serving Salvador’s international Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães airport. The contract covers systems management and integration, as well as interface management between subsystems and civil engineering.

Construction and system installation of line one is already at an advanced state and is scheduled to be in operation by June 2014 in time for the FIFA world Cup. Line 2 is scheduled to be in operation in spring 2017.

Egis awarded systems engineering contract for construction of Salvador metro, Brazil

Source : www.itsinternational.com

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