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Panama Metro Rail

  1. 1. PRESENTATION USPA BUSINESS COUNCIL ATLANTA, GA ROBERTO R. 29 April 2010 ROY
  2. 2. METRO DE PANAMÁ
  3. 3. MODERN CITY WITH THE WORST PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
  4. 4. OLD BUSES (RED DEVILS)
  5. 5. WE JUST HOPE THE NEW METRO WILL NOT LOOK LIKE THIS
  6. 6. SOCIAL/ ECONOMIC DATA POPULATION / EMPLOYMENT Republica de Panamá 3.300 MIL POPULATION CITY OF PANAMA 1.580 MIL 48% EMPLOYMENT 532,000 NORTE S. Miguelito- Alcalde Díaz POBLACIÓN Y EMPLEO 2009 429 mil hab 28 mil empleos ESTE GNP GROWTH Ancón Este Chanis - Tocumen 16 mil hab 459 mil hab 2007 11.2 % 25 mil empleos 69 mil emp OESTE 2008 8.8 % Chorrera-Arraiján 345 K , Popul. 380 K employmnt 2009 3.0 % 331 mil hab 29 mil empleos
  7. 7. MOVILIZACION EN LA CIUDAD Percentages Total cars and buses 420.000 Autobuses 30% Trips per day 2.000.000 Particular 19% Average trip time 74 min A pie 40% Taxi 11% 49% One or more transfers 63% from perifery (2009)
  8. 8. CURRENT DEMAND Entering City: 6 – 7 a.m. Same basic numbers for 5 to 6 am , and 7 to 8 am Source: Encuestas de Ocupación 2009, AllConsult-A. Harris, Estudio de Demanda de Transporte Público Actual, Secretaría del Metro de Panamá.
  9. 9. Characteristics Why Mass transportation system  Hig Population growth  High Emissions (Bus Pollution)  Old buses and vans (Average life 16 and18 years old).  Lack of Order – Anarchy.  Competition for passengers.  Non compliance with traffic laws.  Traffic Jams  High cost per trip  Very low quality service  Lack of Alternatives to the car.
  10. 10. NEW SOLUTIONS METRO and METROBUS • EL METROBUS will replace the red devils. • Will Feed Metro System • Both are good alternatives to the car (partially and depending on time and destination) El Metrobus will enter service in late 2010, Metro line 1 by2014
  11. 11. METRO SYSTEM, ELEVATED AND UNDERGROUND
  12. 12. BASIC CONFIGURATIONS Minimal Station Entrances where required Sleek elevated design where possible VERTICAL Aluminum chassis
  13. 13. RED MAESTRA DEL METRO DE PANAMÁ
  14. 14. Line 1 • 14 kms • 13 sta. • Bysects City
  15. 15. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS DESIGN DEMAND 40.000 pphd Initial Demand (Year 2014) 15.000 pphd 13.5 km. (7.0Km subt, 5.2 Km elev and 1.3 Length Km. Trench) Number of Stations 13 (8 subt. And , 5 elev) Rail Yards 1 de 10 Has. aprox. Minimum Aprox 90 seconds Interval Max. Lenght 100 m. Trains
  16. 16. TRACING VIEWS
  17. 17. TRAZADO DE LA LINEA
  18. 18. Railyard at ALBROOK
  19. 19. TRACING
  20. 20. DEL CARMEN CHURCH STATION
  21. 21. ESTACIÓN IGLESIA DEL CARMEN
  22. 22. DEL CARMEN CHURCH STATION
  23. 23. TYPICAL ELEVATED STATION Section
  24. 24. OUR CHALLENGES  Start commercial operation by 2014  Maintain Costs within budget  Good financing (by Ministry of Economy and Fin.)  Indemnizations  Minimize Public Impact  Relocation of Public Services  Project Communication
  25. 25. PREQUALIFICATION PROCESS  Prequalified Consortia:  A) Acciona, ICA, Mitsubishi (Train CAF)  B) Odebrecht , FCC , (Train Alstom)  C) Impregilo, Astaldi, Ghella (Train Ansaldo/Breda) Offers expected by August 2010
  26. 26. THANK YOU!

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