ACCIONA wins the section of the Murcia-Almería high-speed line in Spain

ACCIONA, in consortium with Ferrovial, has won the contract for the construction of the high-speed rail section between Lorca (Murcia) and Pulpí (Almería) worth 171 million euros. The contract covers a 31.3 km section of the Murcia-Almería line, forming part of the Mediterranean corridor.

The project includes the construction of a double-track section on the high-speed line between Lorca and Pulpí and includes the redevelopment of the stations of Pulpí and Puerto Lumbreras, as well as a new station in the Murcia village of Almendricos.

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The project begins in the municipality of Lorca and will follow part of the existing 18.6 km Lorca-Águilas road, which is an Iberian single gauge track without electrification, with 20 km of the current track to be dismantled.

The works to be carried out include the construction of the Rincón tunnel, 10 viaducts or different types of bridges with a total length of 1,250 m and the construction of 28 other structures, among other tasks. The work should be completed within 34 months.

ACCIONA has the technical capabilities and extensive experience in developing urban mobility solutions. The company has completed 44 projects in seven countries in recent years.

In the rail and metro sector, ACCIONA has built 3,000 km of track, including 1,200 km at high speed. Notable examples of projects completed or under construction include the Maya Playa del Carmen-Tulum train (Mexico), the Follo line tunnels (Norway), the Sandbukta-Moss-Såstad line (Norway) or the Madrid-Asturias line (Pajares tunnels).