SPAIN: A joint venture of Siemens, MAN and Sampol has been awarded a €25m contract to electrify at 1∙5 kV DC the 31 km of single track between Enllaç and Manacor on the 1 000 mm gauge SFM network on Mallorca. Main works are expected to begin in March.

The contract includes the construction of four traction substations, five transformer stations and a power feed from the island’s electricity grid. Sampol will be responsible for modifying the SCADA system that it had previously supplied, as well as other electrical works.