Uruguay Central Railway: Montevideo to Paso de los Toros

We improve transport infrastructure in Uruguay with the Ferrocarril Central, the train of the future. 

Shared Value

Value for Society

Faster, cheaper and safer. We revolutionized the transportation of cargo and people in the country.

Value for Shareholders

Infrastructure that promotes the growth of agriculture, forestry and industrial production.

Value for People

Boosting the economy through 1400 direct jobs and benefiting over 2800 people indirectly. 



Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas (MTOP).

Concession Period

May 2019 - July 2044

Remuneration Scheme

Availability Payment



Uruguay Central Railway

This PPP railway project includes the complete renovation of the railway section between Montevideo and the city of Paso de los Toros, including 273 kilometres of railway track, 28 km of double track, sidings and secondary roads, track devices, 66 concrete bridges and the reinforcement of 6 large metallic railway bridges and, first and foremost, a new system for railway signalling, ETCS Level 1 (SIL 4). The operation phase is expected by 2023. 
The project has received multiple awards, one of them from the prestigious magazine IJ Global for its competitive financing model.









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