Uruguay Central Railway: Montevideo to Paso de los Toros

Can infrastructure help reactivate the economy after a pandemic? With the Ferrocarril Central that was our mission.

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. 

Characteristics

Client

Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas (MTOP).

Concession Period

May 2019 - July 2044

Remuneration Scheme

Availability Payment

Status

Construction

Uruguay Central Railway

This railway project, under a PPP contract, includes the construction and maintenance of the 273 kilometres of railway track between the Port of Montevideo and the city of Paso de los Toros. We were also tasked with upgrading the line to meet the higher standards required to enable the use of freight trains at speeds of 80 km/h, weighing 22.5 tons per axle. It is foreseen to be operating by 2023 and has already received multiple awards, one of which is from the prestigious magazine IJGlobal, for its financing model.

905

MILLION € INVESTMENT

40%

STAKE

273

KILOMETERS

4

MTn/YEAR

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