Press release

Eurovia and Colas win the maintenance contract for the Santiago de Chile metro

The joint venture bringing together ETF (subsidiary of Eurovia, VINCI), lead company, and Colas Rail (subsidiary of Colas, BOUYGUES) has won the 7-year maintenance contract for the Santiago de Chile metro.

The contract, with an overall value of €35 million, covers preventive and corrective maintenance activities, “special corrective works” on rubber-tyred Lines 1, 2 and 5 and rail Lines 4 and 4A and comprehensive grinding of Lines 4 and 4A. The five lines that currently make up the Santiago metro system have a total length of 103 kilometres and 100 stations.

This project boosts the operations of ETF and colas Rail in Chile, where the two companies are already working together on the contract covering design, construction and 20-year maintenance of two new metro lines – Lines 3 and 6, which will add 37 kilometres starting in 2017 and 2018.

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