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Background informationProject Created: October 23, 2009

Project Name: São Paulo Light Rail (Metro Line -17)
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Rail, Airport
Status: Project Definition / Programming
Type: New Facility
Description: Consists of the builiding of a Light Rail which will connect the neighbourhood of São Judas to the Congonhas Airport. The Light Rail will also encounter the São Paulo Metro Line - 9 and Metro Line - 4
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Turnkey
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: The first phase of the project involves the trajectory between São Judas and the Airport; and is expected to be tested in 2010 and to be in use in 2011. The secondary phases involve the joining of the Metro Line - 17 with the existent Metro Lines - 4 and 9. This project also counts with the first ever support of the Federal Government to the railway system of São Paulo.

Project Locations

Address: Aeroporto de Congonhas
City: Sâo Paulo
Country: Brazil, Federative Republic of

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: The project is supported by the Federal Government, the Government of the State of São Paulo and of the City of São Paulo since the Light Rail will be built above specific roads of the City of São Paulo as for example Av. Jornalista Roberto Marinho, Av. Bandeirantes and Av. Washington Luis.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The first stage of the project will count with Public Resources derived from the Federal Government and the Government of the State of São Paulo. Later, the Government of the City of São Paulo will also participate with funds.

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Direct Cash Support: The first phase is estimated to cost about 200 million reais.

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.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: October 23, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$500 Million - 2 Billion US


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