Tender for Railway Transportation in El Salvador

A tender was announced to execute the studies that will be used to determine the feasibility of the development of the railroad network for cargo and passengers, included in the Pacific Train Project.

Monday, March 29, 2021

In a press conference, the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (Cepa) informed that through the technical cooperation in the bidding process, an analysis of the demand for rail service for cargo and passengers within the country will be carried out, and recommendations will be provided regarding the use of technologies and optimal alternatives for an efficient rail network and the appropriate systems to connect identified segments within the country.

A statement from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) details that "... likewise, the respective economic-financial, legal and regulatory analyses will be conducted to allow the structuring of a Public-Private Partnership, management and socio-environmental evaluation plans will be prepared and the institutional capacity of the entities in charge of the country's railway system will be strengthened, as well as contributing to the transfer of knowledge from the South Korean railway sector."

On March 26, Cepa detailed the action plan for the execution of the project:

According to the schedule in April technical bids will be received and in May economic proposals. In May and June, a technical team will review the files, and in June and July the studies will be awarded and contracted.

In July the launching event of the winning or awarded company will take place, and in August the order to start the development of the feasibility studies will be given.

Cepa expects to have the results of the studies in August 2022.

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