The Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) has announced plans to double rolling stock numbers by 2016, with the metro hoping to have 125 trains operating the capital by 2023. Minister José Gallardo has confirmed that by 2016 the city will have 44 trains in operation with 264 cars, which will represent a significant step in reducing the severe congestion the city faces at peak times.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has described the Line 2 metro projects as “the most important construction in Latin America”, explaining that the US$5.658 billion project is part broader positive change in the country and that with this Lima is now a modern global capital.
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) aprobó un crédito de US$750 millones para el financiamiento de la Línea 2 del Metro de Lima, que unirá Ate con el Callao y que transportará a más de un millón de pasajeros por día.
José Gallardo, Minister of Transport and Communications, announced this week that Lima Metro will double the number of trains serving line 1 of the network from 22 to at least 44, to increase capacity and reduce headway from 6 to 3 minutes at peak times.
The Ministry of Transport and Communication have provided further details for Line 2 of the cities expanding metro system, while the GTU look to reduce congestion and support urban integration as they tender 9 new transport routes in the south of the city.
La Línea 1 del Metro de Lima comenzó su recorrido completo desde el distrito de Villa el Salvador (sur) hasta el de San Juan de Lurigancho (este), con el inicio de operaciones de un segundo tramo de 12,4 kilómetros de extensión y que tiene 10 estaciones.
Eleonora Silva, CAF Director in Peru, announced that the Latin American development bank is ready to offer in excess of $US 600 million towards the construction of Lima’s $5.7 billion Line 2 project.
The section 2 extension of Line 1 of the Lima Metro system, running from Grau station in the center to San Juan de Lurigancho, will…
British companies have expressed an interest in the planned lines 3 and 4 of Metro de Lima, as well as the proposed ‘Tren Macho’ route,…