BRAZIL

Curitiba Metro. Blue Line

Owner/Client:

Prefeitura de Curitiba / Consorcio CR Almeida–Ghella-Salini Impregilo-Maulicelli-Keolis

Cost of works:

€ 1,960 million

Period of Activity:

2013 - 2014

Since the 70’s the city of Curitiba, capital of the State of Paraná, experienced a fast-growing urbanization and a progressive increase of population. The city is known for being the first one in the world to host a BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system which entered in operation in 1974. In early 2000 the idea to provide the city with a metro system was proposed by the Prefecture of Curitiba. The Blue Line will be the first metro line in the city and the project will be developed and managed under a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) contract. The Concessionaire will operate and administrate the line for 35 years.


— Project Description:

The Blue line crosses the city of Curitiba from South-north with a global length of 21.4km. The project will be implemented in 2 phases: the first one from terminal CIC to Rua das Flores, and the second one from Passeio to Santa Candida. The estimated demand for 2044 year is about 270.000 passenger/year and a driverless system is designed with train headway up to 80sec. Running line in mainly in tunnel (19km) with 20 underground stations (17 cut and cover and 3 as cavern stations). The project has been developed with great attention to sustainability and reduction of the surface impacts.

— Description of Services:

Preliminary Design

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