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July 17, 2019

Sacyr Neopul secures rail contracts in Spain and Ireland

Sacyr Neopul, a subsidiary of Sacyr specialising in the electrification and maintenance of railway tracks, has secured four contracts in Spain and Ireland, with a combined value of €99.8m.

Sacyr Neopul, a subsidiary of Sacyr specialising in the electrification and maintenance of railway tracks, has secured four contracts in Spain and Ireland, with a combined value of €99.8m.

In a consortium with Lantania and Comsa, the company will carry out electrification works on a 125km AVE high-speed train section between Plasencia and Peñas Blancas in Spain. The line is part of the Madrid-Portuguese Border line.

The contract, awarded by Spanish railway infrastructure manager Adif, values €25m and is expected to completed in 18 months.

The second contract encompasses construction of four lines at the railway terminal of Vicálvaro in Madrid. Sacyr Neopul will execute the project in partnership with CAF Signalling over 18 months.

Once complete, the terminal will transform into an intermodal facility for the loading and unloading of Intermodal Transport Units (ITU) from an existing regulation and classification station.

Under the third project, Sacyr Neopul and Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructures, in collaboration with Mariezcurrena and Zubieder, will carry out infrastructure works for phase two of the Hernani-Astigarraga section of the Basque Railway Network (ETS).

The scope of the contract includes construction of a section of viaduct platform for the AVE, as well as overhauling surrounding conventional railroads.

With a value of €38.3m, contract works are scheduled to be completed in 41 months.

The final project involves maintenance of the Dublin Area Rapid Train electrification network (DART) in Ireland for five years.

Irish Rail selected Sacyr Neopul as the preferred bidder for the €21m project, which includes maintenance of 120km of track and refurbishing 40km of the catenary.

Sacyr Somague and Sacyr Neopul CEO Eduardo Campos said: “The awarding of these new projects is recognition of our national and international capacity and know-how. These contracts contribute to the growth of our subsidiary and provide continuity to the excellence and quality of the service provided by our company.”

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