Budimex, Ferrovial Agroman s construction division in Poland, has won the contract to develop the new metropolitan train infrastructure that will connect the city of Gdansk with the rest of its region.
The project has a cost of 141 million euro. The project was awarded by a company created by the regional authorities, who are looking to develop a final infrastructure of over 50 kilometers long. Cities like Gdansk and Gynia will be connected with the new train, which will also reach the areas airports.
Budimex will develop the first phase of the project, taking care of the Kokoszowska Line, which will be 20 kilometers long. The construction project will end on the 30th of April of 2015.
The new infrastructure could have between 6,5 and 12,5 million passengers if waiting times are of 15 minutes; should waiting times be lower than 8 minutes, the total number of users would range between 10,3 and 24,2 million people.