Work on the part-built 6·8 km metro line in the Brazilian city of Salvador was expected to resume in April, after a seven-year suspension. The government has allocated US$120m so that the consortium of Camargo Corrêa, Andrade Gutierrez and Siemens can complete the line by the end of 2007. Bahia state officials are now seeking funding for the remainder of the planned 12 km route.

The municipality of Ciudad Ju