Panama Analyzes Extending Metro Line

Authorities will analyze the possibility of extending the first line of the upcoming metro system up to the area known as “San Isidro”.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The current public acquisition process for the metro, which is well underway, comprises building the first line from Albrook up to Los Andes.

Roberto Roy, metro secretary, remarked that the extension up to San Isidro could be implemented through an addendum to the contract with the winning company”, reported Prensa.com.

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Line Two of Panama Metro

July 2013

The work to be tendered next year will be 6.2 miles longer than the first line, having a total length of 22 kilometers.

The project cost is still unknown, however, it has been revealed that the original proposal by the Secretariat of the Panama Metro has undergone some modifications.

Contract to Build Panamanian Metro Signed

November 2010

The Panama Metro Department and Consorcio Línea 1 signed last Friday the contract for the construction of Metro Line 1.

The project will stretch 13.6 kilometers and will be built from Los Andes, San Miguelito district, to the Albrook bus terminal, so the president made a special request to Panamanians in order for them to have patience with the changes which will happen as a consequence of the Metro works.

Panamanian Metro Route Could be Extended

January 2010

The Metro Secretary does not rule out extending the first route of the metro system up to San Isidro.

Such was the response of Metro Secretary Roberto Roy, when asked about a potential extension of the route by some interested companies. He added that the topic will be studied with the Economy ministry.

Panama Metro Announces its First Line

January 2010

Line 1 of the system will travel the city in a north-south axis, from the "Los Andes" area to Albrook Transport Terminal.

Roberto Roy, Metro Secretary, explained that Line 1 will run for approximately 14 kilometers, beggining at the sector known as "Los Andes", and then traveling the Transístmica avenue, the Fernandez de Córdoba avenue, España avenue, and Justo Arosemena avenue.

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