FCC Construcción wins the construction contract for the Rubi Line (Casa da Música - Santo Ovídio) of the Porto Metro
The construction area of the FCC Group, through the FCC Construcción-Convensa consortium, has won the contract for the construction of the Rubi Line (Casa da Música - Santo Ovídio) with Metro do Porto. The project, with an amount of more than 379 million euros, represents the largest project of the Recovery and Resilience Plan in Portugal.
The contract obtained highlights the construction of a new bridge over the Douro River, which will be named "Ferreirinha", in homage to D. Antónia Ferreira. The new metro line with a length of 6.3 kilometers, extends between the Casa da Música (Porto) and Santo Ovídio (Vila Nova de Gaia) stations and also includes the construction of three surface stations: Arrábida, Candal and Rotunda ; five underground stations: Casa da Música (connection with the existing one), Campo Alegre, Devesas, Soares dos Reis and Santo Ovídio (connection with the existing one); the construction of a parking lot for 500 vehicles; the connection with the Devesas railway station, as well as the construction of several viaducts and underpasses for vehicles and people.
With this new line, Porto and Gaia are even more connected thanks to a project which will benefit more than a million people, which represents the largest investment made in the Porto Metropolitan Area since the first phase of the Metro's implementation, ago. about 20 years.
FCC Construcción, throughout its 25 years of presence in Portugal, has developed key projects for the country, such as the Alameda – Expo red line of the Lisbon Metro; the Lumiar and Alfornelos stations of the Lisbon Metro; the Antas Station of the Porto Metro; the Transmontana highway, which includes the Corgo viaduct; the Ribeiradio and Ermida dams, in Sever do Vouga; the modernization of the Covilhã to Guarda section of the Beira Baixa line and the Meleças to Caldas da Rainha section of the West line. A company united with Portugal through the design and execution of infrastructures that improve the quality of life of citizens.