Guatemala: Urban Cable Car Concession

The Municipality of Villa Nueva is calling on companies who are interested in the concession, for a period of 25 years, of the first Municipal Line of the Public Air Transport Service by Cable Car.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Guatemala Government Purchase 7184689:

"National and international public tender for the concession of a municipal line of public air transport service by Cable-MIO cable car for the municipality of Villa Nueva of the department of Guatemala.

The route to be proposed by the Bidders must consider the location of Origin and Destination stations.  Origin Station in El Zarzal and Destination Station: the Central Transfer Center of the South (Centrasur) and / or in an adjoining area designated by the Municipality of Villa Nueva and as an intermediate point the location of a Station in the Central District of the Municipality, with this measure the service is expected to benefit at least an approximate population of 96,000 people who use these daily as points of origin, transfer and final destination within the Municipality.

The Concessionaire will build, assemble and install all the necessary infrastructure works as well as the required electromechanical equipment, according to the design and the total planning of the project, authorized by the Municipality of Villa Nueva; all with a hundred percent (100%) private investment."

The deadline for receipt of bids is April 2, 2018.

See Tender.

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