Peru

LIMA Metro has awarded a €2.1m two-year contract to a consortium of Catalunya Railways (FGC) and Spanish consultant engineering company Ardanuy to supervise infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance on Line…
THE proposal to build a transcontinental railway linking Brazil and Peru - the Bi-oceanic Railway - has hit a stumbling block on the choice of the best route through Peru.
A consortium of Barcelona metro operator TMB and Spanish engineering consultancy Ayesa has been awarded a three-year contract to supervise a project to increase capacity on Lima metro Line 1.
In Arica, in the far north of Chile, two international railways converge, one from Tacna, in Peru, and the other from Bolivia. After years of inactivity, both are springing back…
SIEMENS announced on January 4 that it will provide traction power supply equipment for the first 9km section of metro Line 1 in Lima.
Following a few false starts, Lima’s metro network is gradually taking shape. Ian Thomson-Newman visits the Peruvian capital where he traces the Lima metro story. UNTIL the start of operations…
A six-car metro train built by Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) for Lima, Peru, is currently being tested at the Velim test track in the Czech Republic while other trains have…
THE first of 42 driverless metro trains being supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) for Lima metro Line 2 was loaded onto the MV Cerinthus at the port of Salerno…
LIMA metro Line 1 is set to benefit from a significant increase in capacity under an addendum to the concession contract between the Peruvian government and the GyM-Ferrovias consortium, which…
AFTER being out of action for over four years, Peru's only international railway, which connects the southern town of Tacna with Arica in northern Chile, restarted operations on June 1.
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