The company will build the railbed between the
Padornelo Tunnel and Lubián, a section measuring 7.6
kilometers which passes through the municipalities of
Requejo and Lubián (Zamora province). The contract includes
the construction of a tunnel and two viaducts. This
section, which is part of the Madrid-Galicia high-speed
railway project, is worth 108.8 million euro.
Madrid, 19 April 2012- Ferrovial
Agroman, a construction subsidiary of Ferrovial, has
been awarded a contract to build the Padornelo
Tunnel-Lubián section of the Madrid-Galicia high-speed
railway line, for 108.8 million euro.
This section of line, which is 7.6 kilometers long and will
have a single-track 8.5-meter wide bed, crosses the Requejo
and Lubián municipalities, in Zamora province.
The project includes the construction of the right gallery
of the Pardonelo Tunnel (6,407 meters long) and galleries
connecting with the existing tunnel, which will be upgraded
as part of a different project. Ferrovial Agroman will also
build the Leira viaduct (168 meters long) and the Pedro
viaduct (295 meters long), both for the right-hand track.
This project will be completed by the end of 2015.
This section is part of the 99-kilometer route between
Puebla de Sanabria (Zamora) and Orense (Galicia) and is one
of the most complex segments of the Madrid-Galicia
high-speed railway line because of the area's rugged
High-speed railway projects in Spain
Ferrovial Agroman has extensive experience in high-speed
railway projects in Spain. The company recently built the
Elche-Carrús section of railway and completed assembly of
an Iberian gauge line on the Albacete-Variante de Alpera
section, both part of the high-speed railway connecting
Spain's east coast. Ferrovial Agroman is currently
building the railbed for the Venta de Baños junction as
part of the North-Northeast corridor and the Rialiño-Padrón
section of the Atlantic Route.
Ferrovial Agroman also has a cooperation agreement with
Adif for R&D and innovation at the Málaga Rail Technology