Ecuador

HUNDREDS of residents lined the streets of the historic city centre of Cuenca on July 27 to witness the inaugural test run on the Ecuadorian city’s first light rail line.
THE Autonomous Municipal Decentralised Government of Cuenca, Ecuador, has selected the ACTN Consortium to complete the civil works for a 10km light rail line with 27 stations in this Unesco…
THE mayor of Quito Mr Mauricio Rodas announced on May 3 that international lenders have accepted changes to the contracting structure for the Quito metro project after Brazilian construction company…
THE Acciona-Odebrecht construction consortium, building the first metro line in the Ecuadorian capital Quito has commissioned Siemens to electrify the line, it was announced on October 21.
ACCIONA is preparing a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Noblejas, Spain, which will be used to excavate the first metro line in Ecuadorian capital Quito.
THE mayor of Quito Mr Mauricio Rodas officially launched major construction works on the Ecuadorian capital's first metro line on January 19, when a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the…
ALSTOM has completed manufacturing of the first Citadis LRV for the Ecuadorian city of Cuenca at its plant in La Rochelle. The vehicle is currently in transit and is expected…
QUITO Metro, which is building the first 22.5km 15-station underground metro line in the Ecuadorian capital, invites bids by June 16 for a $US 192.8m contract to acquire and finance…
ECUADOR's National Pre-investment Institute (INP) has awarded Barcelona metro operator TMB a contract worth around $US 1.4m to carry out a prefeasibility study into the construction of an electrified freight…
THE World Bank has agreed to lend $US 205m to the municipality of Quito to support construction of the first metro line in the Ecuadorian capital, which is due to…
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