ProInversion, the Peruvian state-owned company acting on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication, awarded the consortium ‘Nuevo Metro de Lima’ a 35-year concession contract for the construction, operation and maintenance of Line 2 and a branch of Line 4 of the Lima metro.
As part of the winning consortium, Finmeccanica-owned companies Ansaldo STS and AnsaldoBreda ontained a 35-year licensing contract for USD 1.2 billion for the unmanned lines.
The licensing contract sets out a 5-year term for the design, construction and financing of the project and a subsequent 30-year operating and maintenance phase.
The project for the Lima Metro Lines 2 and 4 comprises 35 stations, 35 km of tunnels, 2 depots and 42 trains.
The part of the contract awarded to Ansaldo STS amounts to approximately USD 700 million (510 million euros) and the part concerning AnsaldoBreda totals approximately USD 500 million (364 million euros).
Electromechanical operating systems
Ansaldo STS will be in charge of designing the project and supplying, installing, commissioning and integrating the different electromechanical operating systems (for signalling, power supply, telecommunications, platform screen doors, equipment depots, control centres, automatic ticketing and the SCADA system).
Ansaldo STS will also participate in the two metro lines’ 30-year operating and maintenance phase. The solution developed by Ansaldo STS for Lima includes the use of CBTC signalling technology.
AnsaldoBreda will be in charge of supplying 42 108-metre long metro trains.
The project will include components and systems using technology tested on AnsaldoBreda trains already operating on several automated metro lines (including Copenhagen, Milan, Brescia, Rome and Riyadh).
The “Nuevo Metro de Lima” consortium, which was awarded the Lima licensing contact, comprises, in addition to the Finmeccanica-owned companies, Iridium Concesiones de Infrastructura SA, Vialia Sociedad Gestora de Concesiones de Infrastrutructura SL, Salini-Impregilo SpA and Cosapi SA.