This project is, in part, to enable the development of the Vaca Muerta shale gas fields which are an extremely important natural resource for Argentina. The train redevelopment will allow more efficient transportation to and from the fields.
Renewal and maintenance of the trace of the single broad-gauge track from Bahía Blanca to Contraalmirante Cordero, and new track for the remaining 80 km to Añelo. Also will include passing lanes, construction of level crossings and engineering works, enclosures, turnouts and the readjustment of signaling material.
Ministry of Transportation of Argentina
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The railway is the only means of transportation that can offer the scale and the costs that make regional products feasible in terms of competitiveness. However, the condition of the infrastructure is not the best to receive the expected future demand, thus the intervention is proposed.
Indicative timetable of project development
Call for Bids - Bidding Conditions to be published in august of 2018.
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