Convensa wins the contract for the integral renewal of the track of the metric gauge network in the section between Gijón and Laviana

01/07/2021

Convensa wins the contract for the integral renewal of the track of the metric gauge network in the section between Gijón and Laviana

Convensa, the railway subsidiary of the FCC group, has been awarded the works for the comprehensive renovation of the track on the Gijón-Laviana section of the Asturias Gauge Network for a value of 30.3 million euros and a term of 22 months.

The Gijón-Laviana section is the first of the actions awarded within the renovation and improvement of the metric gauge network, the old FEVE network, which serves the communities located on the Cantabrian coast, traveling through its more than 1,200 kilometers communities of Galicia, Asturias, Castilla y León, Cantabria and Euskadi.

With this action, the section between Gijón and Laviana, which is practically 50 kilometers long, will see the track superstructure renewed as well as the infrastructure improved with the sanitation and improvement of some of the tunnels of the line and the stabilization and consolidation of various trenches located at the sides of the railway track. Likewise, the road surface of different level crossings located along the route will be adapted and improved.

With this action, Convensa consolidates itself as one of the benchmark companies in the peninsular railway sector in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of this FCC group subsidiary, which was born in Asturias and in its early years it already participated in various actions in the net metric width.