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METRO DO PORTO LAUNCHES A PUBLIC TENDER FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE BETWEEN 2018 AND 2025

28 Junho 2017

METRO DO PORTO LAUNCHES A PUBLIC TENDER FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE BETWEEN 2018 AND 2025

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Metro do Porto, SA launched on June 23 the public tender for the concession of the operation and maintenance of its network between 2018 and 2025. The announcements were published in Diário da República Portuguesa and in the Official Journal of European Communities. Metro’s system operation is assured by a supplier hired through a public tender (Normetro from 2002 to 2010; ViaPorto from 2010 to March 2018), according to legal terms and foundations of Portuguese state sublease to Metro do Porto, SA.

The open tender which Metro do Porto has just launched, in a public-private partnership scheme, incorporates all the regular operation of the system, where security and customer support are included, also comprises overhauls of the rolling fleet, large maintenance of technical systems (escalators and elevators) and ticketing system. The winner entity of this this tender will be in a partnership with the company for a period of seven years, between April 2018 and April 2025.

The deadline for submitting applications is 25th September 2017 in order to allow the selection of the winner until the end of current year. The new contract must start at April 1st 2018.

The base price for this public tender for the operation and maintenance of Metro do Porto network is 221 million euros, in line with 2016 prices (more precisely, 221.212.822,89€). The selection criteria is the lowest price.