Bogota Metro $3bn concession awarded

The consortium consisting of China Harbor Engineering Company Limited and Xi'an Metro Company Limited, members of APCA Transmimetro consortium on has been announced to be the winners of awarded the contract to carry out the detailed designs, build, operate and perform maintenance of Bogota´s first metro.

China Harbor Engineering Company Limited holds 85% in the company and Xi'an Metro Company Limited - 15%. The wining consortium have a proven track record across various infrastructure project in china including urban metros, airports , roads and bridges, real estate and many more

This first metro line will be 23.96 kilometres long at including 16 stations. 23 trains will be operated with a capacity of 72,000 passengers every hour per direction.

Works are expected to begin April 2020 and the metro is expected to start operation in 2025.