The first of the 42, six-car driverless trainsets, that will be deployed on Line 2 of the Lima Metro, left the port of Salerno in Italy this week. Each 17.6m car, weighing 35 tonnes, was loaded by the Hapag-Lloyd shipping company on 16 August and will take 29 days to reach Lima, Peru.
Together with a group of manufacturing companies in the rail sector such as Nencki from Switzerland, Kovis from Slovenia, MAE and Zwiehoff from Germany, Koltech and Frimatrail Frenoplast from Poland as well as Autolift from Austria we will participate at the EXPORAIL in Mexico City between the 15th and 16th of February 2017.
China will build the transcontinental railway that will connect Brazil and Peru, Atlantic and Pacific with a length of about 4,700 kilometers that will provide access also to large production areas of raw materials and food.
Modernization and refurbishment works on Line 1 of the Venezuelan capitals metro network have been advancing well, according to Haiman El Troudi, minister of land transport and public works.
Both Line 2 and Line 3 of the Peruvian capital will be constructed underground, as they will be serving densely populated and heavily urbanised parts of the city, according to the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications Jose Gallardo.
From 19 to 21 February 2014 the VIII National Meeting of Mining Companies was held on the campus of the University San Ignacio de Loyola – USIL, in Lima. The event was attended by large and important mining companies.