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Results Chart for Delivery Method and Financing

Delivery Method

DBOM Partially Public Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: October 23, 2009

Project Name: Suburban Train System 1 (Mexico City)
Year in Operation: 2008
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Rail
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: Concession to build, operate and exploit railroad in order to provide passenger transportation services in Mexico City's metropolitan area.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Concession
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Concession granted in 2005, became operational in 2008. From Buenavista to Cuautitlán (Mexico City's metropolitan area) 2 terminals and 5 stations Length of 27kms and future possible expansions for additional 52kms. Connects with 2 subway stations. 22,500 pax/h/way as minimum capacity 22 minutes ride at a commercial speed of 65kms/h Intervals of 6 minutes between trains

Project Locations

Address: Buenavista-Cuautitlán
City: Mexico City
Country: Mexico, United Mexican States

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: Acquisition of land for terminals and stations Acquisition of land for right of way
Checkbox Checked Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Created Through Initial Commitment of Public Sponsor(s): Urban works and road confinement paid with government funding. - Crossings road works - Urban works to feed stations and terminals

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: Subvention and guaranty to honor debt service so government retains the risk of demand.

Checkbox Checked

From Private Capital Markets Directly to Producers as Debt: 30% of total investment (financial closing).

Checkbox Checked

From Producers as Equity: 20% of total investment.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period
Concession terma and codnitions designed by govenment 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: October 23, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Pre-Feasibility (Public Sponsor Expense)
$1-2.5 Million US
$1-2.5 Million US
< $10 Million US
< $10 Million US
< $10 Million US
< $10 Million US
$100-250 Million US
$100-250 Million US
Operations & Maintenance
< $200 Million US
< $200 Million US
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
$500 Million - 2 Billion US


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