South Tagus Light Metro System – Implementation Design

Almada - Portugal

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South Tagus Light Metro System – Implementation Design

Client: Metroligeiro, A.C.E.

Period: 2002 - 2008


The Tagus South Bank Light Rail comprises a network with an extension of approximately 28 km, serving 400 000 people in the municipalities on the Tagus Estuary south bank: Almada, Seixal, Barreiro and Moita. The 1st phase comprised 6 sections, through densely populated urban areas, for a total of 13 km.

Project value: € 300 000 000,00

Scope of services: General Coordinator of the civil construction project of METROLIGEIRO, ACE, including preparation of the Long-Term Installations Civil Construction detailed design, involving specialties of Track, Stops and Interfaces, Traction Installations and Support Installations, Architecture, Urbanism and Landscaping, Earthworks, Drainage, Paving, Temporary Traffic Deviations and Material Park and Workshops, as well as technical assistance during construction.