Mexico City's metro operator STC launched tenders for the modernization of four stations on line No. 1.

The tenders will be for the Balbuena, Salto del Agua, Cuauhtémoc and Sevilla stations, STC said in a release.

The tenders will have a combined investment of 105mn pesos (US$5.6mn), according to information published in Mexico City's official gazette.

Technical and economic proposals are due on June 24, and the winner will be announced on June 30, according the gazette.

Scheduled to start on July 15, the modernization works will conclude next year, STC said.

The works will revamp the electrical and plumping installations which have been in service for the last 40 years, STC noted.

The authorities will also install LED lighting technology, repair leaks, and replace electrical boards and screens, among others.

The four stations will provide service to passengers while they are being modernized.

Mexico City's metro transports 5.6mn users every day.

The STC has a 2016 budget of about 17bn pesos (nearly US$1bn).


Source: BNamericas