Central railway

The project consists of renovation of the existing line (rails, sleepers and ballast), dating from the 19th century, on a route of approximately 272 km from the town of Paso de los Toros to the Port of Montevideo. The first 26 km from Montevideo to Progresos will be double track. There will also be 12 sidings on the route to allow trains to pass each other.

  • Name: Central railway
  • Construction Company:  Sacyr Construcción
  • Client: Ministry of Transport and Public Works


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