Panama Metro: Tender for Line 1 Expansion Postponed

January 30, 2019 is the new date to submit proposals for the design and construction tender for the extension of Metro Line 1 to Villa Zaíta.

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Metro de Panamá, S.A. carried out the third addendum to the tender specifications for the project, which includes design engineering services, construction of civil works, auxiliary line installations and stations, and interfaces with the integral railway system for the extension of Line 1 of the Panama Metro to Villa Zaita.

According to the documentation published in the government procurement portal, for this process "... Proposals will be accepted, either in presence or online, on January 30, 2019 only, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., which must be delivered in the Conference Room of the Metro de Panamá, S.A. offices."

According to the purchase specifications, the winning Tenderer shall coordinate with the premises and the works execution corresponding to the projects of relocation, withdrawal, cancellation, demolition or protection of service lines, pedestrian bridges, buildings, fences, advertising structures, and the visible and hidden installations required in general to execute the works which are the basis of this specification, the supply of equipment, materials, labor and technical supervision to execute the works detailed in the documentation.

See tender.

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Odebrecht to Expand Metro Line 2

November 2018

Together with FCC Construccion, the controversial Brazilian construction company won the contract to design and build the branch of Line 2 of the Panama Metro, which will connect the future ITSE with the Tocumen international airport.

On November 27th, the award resolution was published, which consists of design engineering services, construction of civil works, auxiliary line installations and stations, and interfaces for the operation of the branch that connects Line 2 of the Panama Metro with the Instituto Tecnico Superior del Este (I.T.S.E.) and Tocumen International Airport (AIT).

Another Attempt to Build a Metro

November 2018

In Guatemala, it is proposed to develop an underground metro that would connect in its initial phase the municipality of Mixco with Zone 15 of the capital and would require a $700 million investment.

The new project proposed is in addition to the several proposals and attempts that have been made to implement a mass transportation system in the metropolitan area of Guatemala, which resolves at once the serious problem of road congestion affecting the capital. Thus, in addition to the Metro Riel project and the urban cable cars between Mixco, Villa Nueva and the capital, a new initiative has now been added to build an underground train.

Panama Subway: Tender for Extension of Line 1

July 2018

A tender has been launched to design and build works that include the extension of Metro Line 1 to Villa Zaita.

Panama Government Purchase 2018-2-80-0-08-LS-001760:

"Requirements are for design engineering services, construction of civil works, auxiliary line installations and stations, and interfaces with integral rail system for the extension of Line 1 of the Panama Metro to Villa Zaita.

CAF Wants to Finance Panama Metro

June 2009

The Andean Development Corporation would be interested in financing the new government’s most important project.

The president of the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) during this month will meet with the incoming government.

Prensa published comments by Rúben Ramírez, representative of the agency: "CAF has already funded, as non-reimbursable technical cooperation, a series of studies on a Panamanian mass transport system and it is willing to continue working in that direction to finance the project.

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