ETF awarded first contract ever in Brazil
ETF awarded a contract to build tramway tracks in Rio de Janeiro.
Jointly with its Brazilian partner, Alberoni&Arruda, ETF will build the tram network as a subcontractor to concession-holder VLT CARRIOCA, which consists of CCR, Invepar, Odebrecht Transport, Riopar, and RATP Dev.
Construction of the network must be completed for the 2016 Olympic Games. It will provide service to the Porto Maravilha district, Rio 2016 media village, business centre, central train station, seaport terminal, and Santos Dumont Airport. The project includes 42 stations along 28 kilometres of catenary-free track.