Urban Line Track Construction - Panama

Construction of the Panama metro line 2

Project
Localisation
Panama, Panama
Type
Track Construction, Urban Line

Construction of a 50 km new track

  • Construction of a 50 km track, of rigid catenary and implementation of equipment for the disposal area of metro line 2
  • 24h/24h works along road networks
  • Multiple laying teams simultaneously

Start date : 2015

End date : 2019

Client

MPSA – Metro Panamá

Challenges

Key Figures

  • Single bore tunnel : 44 km of concrete single track
  • Deposit and junction area : 6 km of single ballast track
  • 26 single connections, 14 simple communications and 4 crossed communications
  • Power supply : 44 km of rigid catenary (on the main track) and 6 km of soft catenary (disposal area)
  • Axle load : 13 tons (passenger trains)
  • Speed : up to 80 km/h