The 13.7km will run-south line from Los Andes to the bus terminal at
Albrook with 11 stations, three of which will be constructed as
interchanges with other modes and future metro lines. The line will be
automated and will initially operated with minimum headways of 90
seconds. It will have capacity for 15,000 passengers per hour per
direction when it opens in 2013, rising to 40,000 pphpd by 2035.

Last month a consortium of Alstom, CIM/TSO and Sofratesa was awarded
the contract to equip the line. Alstom will supply 57 metro cars,
traction substations, and Urbalis communications-based train control,
while Thales will be responsible for supervision and telecommunications