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    Lisboa, Portugal: urban area rail network map

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    Spain & Portugal: national rail network map

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    Metro Transportes do Sul (MTS)

    Light rail network opened 2007; 3 routes with 19 stops. See Lisboa network map . This ‘Y’-shaped light rail network runs from the ferry terminal at Cacilhas to Universidade and Corroios, serving the districts on the south bank of the Tagus river. Address Av 25 de Abril 203 ...

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    Metro do Porto SA

    First line opened in 2002; network now comprises 6 lines and 82 stations. Latest extension opened 2011. In April 2018 Barraqueiro SGPS began a 7-year operations and maintenance contract. Extensions planned are new Line G from Casa da Música to São Bento (2∙8 km, 4 intermediate stations) and ...

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    Ministry of Planning & Infrastructure, Portugal

    Ministro do Planeamento e Infraestuturas

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    Metropolitano de Lisboa EPE (ML)

    First line opened 1959. The network now comprises 4 lines with 56 stations. See Lisboa network map . The initial section of metro from Restauradores north to Sete Rios (now Blue line), and also a branch to Entre Campos (now Yellow line) opened on December 29, 1959. On January ...

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    Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto SA

    Heritage tramway with first line opening 1872. Currently three routes in operation; routes 1, 18 (opened in 2005) and 22 (opened in 2007) totalling 9 km and operated by six Brill cars. Address Av Fernão de Magalhães 1862/13 4350-158 Porto Portugal Phone +351 22 507 1000 Fax +351 22 ...

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    Associação da Plataforma Ferroviaria Portuguesa (PFP)

    PFP has an associate membership of over 30 companies and institutions engaged in research and training; it seeks to build on synergies between members to improve innovation of the rail sector in Portugal and enhance the competiveness of its products on the world market. Address Rua Dr. Deniz Jacinto ...

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    Infraestruturas de Portugal SA (IP)

    In June 2015 Portugal’s railway infrastructure manager REFER was merged with the national road agency to create IP. REFER had been set up in 1997 to manage the national railway infrastructure, including building, installing and renewing railway infrastructure; capacity management; train traffic command and control; safety; and infrastructure conservation ...

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    Instituto da Mobilidade e dos Transportes Terrestres (IMT)

    As technical regulator for inland transport, IMT is responsible for rail infrastructure and rolling stock standards; safety and quality management; monitoring and inspection of services; and supervision and monitoring of contract operations. Its controls access, capacity allocation and infrastructure charges. Address Av das Forças Armadas 40 1649-022 Lisboa Portugal ...

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    Comboios de Portugal (CP)

    Railways were nationalised in 1975 and CP took over the Estoril Railway in 1977. Separation of infrastructure management from day-to-day operations was completed in 1999, when the infrastructure authority REFER (now Infraestruturas de Portugal SA ) became fully operational. The Portuguese government announced in March 2015 that the freight ...

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    Carris

    Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa SA