Train Service Workshop: $250 Million Investment Planned

On a 17-hectare site located in a sector near the City of the Future, Metro de Panama S.A. plans to build the yards and workshops that will be used to provide preventive and corrective maintenance to the components of this means of transportation.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

According to the interactive platform "Construction in Central America" of CentralAmericaData's Business Intelligence area, Metro de Panamá S.A., submitted to the Ministry of Environment the Environmental Impact Study (EIA) to develop the project called "Yards and workshops of Line 3 of the Panama Subway".

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The purpose of the project is to provide continuous supervision of the functionality and preventive and corrective maintenance of the components of this means of transportation, to ensure proper operation of the trains, extend their useful life, maintain the quality of service and address possible contingencies.

The surface area required for the construction of all the facilities that make up the project covers approximately 17.15 hectares, including: tracks for train parking, workshop building, tire replacement building, automatic train washing plant, maintenance vehicle shed, tire storage area, nitrogen tire cylinder storage area, general warehouse, flammable liquid warehouse, administration building, operations control center, guard house or control post, and parking areas for workers and visitors in general.

The overall baseline cost for this project has been estimated at approximately $250 million, explains the EIA.

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