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The State of Bahia, through the Ministry of Urban Development (SEDUR), has launched the tender process for Salvador light train project under PPP scheme.
The project involves the implementation of a Light Rail Vehicle System between Parada Comércio and Parada São Luís de Paripe, with a total length of approximately 18.5 km. The construction will be carried out in two phases: Comércio - Plataforma (9.4km) and Plataforma - São Luiz (9.1km).
The line will have a commercial speed of 25km/h and a maximum operating speed of 70km/h with a forecasted daily ridership of 92,800 passengers.
The total investment for the project is estimated to reach around US$1.5 billion. The term of the contract shall extent for 30 years.
The main objectives of the project are:
The deadline for submission of proposals is June 30.