Pajares Tunnel (Alstom)

Photos: Alstom

SPAIN: Infrastructure manager ADIF has awarded a consortium of Alstom (35%), Indra (35%) and Constructora San Jose (30%) a €53m contract to supply safety and security systems for 12 tunnels on the 49·7 km Pajares New Line which is under construction between La Robla and Pola de Lena.

This forms part of the future León – Asturias high speed line, and includes the 25 km Pajares base tunnel.

The contract covers ventilation and firefighting systems, fire doors, emergency radio and gas detection systems. Alstom will provide power supplies and integrate the systems with ADIF’s SCADA system.