The contract includes electrification at 2x25kV ac as well as maintenance. The work covers installation of overhead catenary, substations and transformers.\r\nThis is part of a \u20ac66m project to electrify the final section of the main line from Irun on the French border to Lisbon and upgrade it for 200km\/h operation. This section also forms part of the European Union\u2019s (EU) TEN-T Atlantic Corridor linking France and Germany with the Iberian peninsula. The project is being co-financed by the EU\u2019s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).\r\nAdif completed the electrification of the first part of the line from Medina del Campo to Salamanca and its connection with the Madrid - Galicia high-speed line in December 2015. This $53.1m scheme cut the Salamanca - Madrid from 2h 36min to 1h 36min.