REFER awards contract to modernise the Beira Baixa line to RRC and CONVENSA, together with two other Portuguese firms
REFER has awarded to RRC, CONVENSA and two other firms a contract under the Plan for the Modernisation of the Beira Baixa Line, titled “Castelo Branco-Vale dos Prazeres Section (excl.); Track, Civil Works, Electrification, RCT+TP Construction of the Bypass on Curves 226/227; Refurbishment of Stations and Underpasses and Overpasses at Alcains, Lardosa and Castelo Novo”, for a price of €26.346.000.
The contract includes:
- Track-refurbishment works, consisting of route correction, the building of a bypass (curves 266 and 267) and other minor curve adjustments;
- Renovation of the track section (1,571 m) at Alpedrinha tunnel;
- Intervention, including layout remodelling, at Alcains, Lardosa and Castelo Novo stations;
- Miscellaneous works, plus levelling and alignment along the length of the track (38,500 m).