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LISBON/MADRID HIGH SPEED RAILWAY LINE, POCEIRÃO/CAIA SECTION

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
Agrupamento Construtor Altavia

SERVICES:
Base Project

BEGINING:
2008

CONCLUSION:
2009

LOCATION:
Alto Alentejo, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Proposal, presented by the Agrupamento ALTAVIA for the Design, Built and Concession tender of the Poceirão/Caia section, with a total extension of 165Km, double track main line, UIC gauge, mixed traffic (passengers and goods) and maximum speed of 350Km/h (minimum of 120Km/h). This project also includes the Évora (city)/Évora Norte Station link, which will guarantee the interface between the High Speed and Convention Railway Lines. The Base Project included a previous analysis of the existent Preliminary Designs. CENOR intervention covered the following engineering specialties: Track Alignment, earthworks, drainage, geological and geotechnical investigation, bridges and viaducts, over and underpasses engineering structures, Évora Station project and environmental impact assessment.

  • Extension: 165km of High Speed Line, including 78Km of conventional railway line (parallel to the HS line) and 9Km of conventional railway line in the Évora (city) Link;
  • Speed: 300/350Km/h;
  • Traffic: Passengers and Goods;
  • Track Gauge: UIC (1435mm);
  • Support Infrastructures: 4 PUECs (Passing Siding and Stabling Facility), 3 PIB (Set of crossover) and 1 Commercial StationRio Maior and Leiria).