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Técnica y Proyestos, S.A. (TYPSA)

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Postal address La Gomera, 9
E-28703 San Sebastián de los Reyes. Madrid. Spain
Telephone +34 91 722 73 00 Fax +34 91 651 75 88 E-mail Web
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Management team

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Pablo Bueno Tomás Deputy CEO: Julio Grande Flórez. Global Director - International Coordination: Pedro Gómez Prad. Global Director - Transport Infrastructure: Rafael Moran Soto. Head of Railway Engineering: Aitor Ezquerra Boado.


Main products and services

Economic and transport studies. Environmental impact assessment. Preliminary design and feasibility studies. Detailed design. Tender support services (studies and designs). Construction supervision services. Project and construction management. Land acquisition management. Right-of-way. Operation and maintenance support services. Technical reports. Concession and PPP studies.


Top products: ENGINEEERING AND CONSULTING: 1. Maya Train. 2. Sydney Metro Independent Certification Services



Activity Engineering, Architecture and Consulting Services for Urban and Interurban Rail Transport.

Activities by year

Activities in 2019: In the Middle East, Doha (Qatar) metro’s Red and Green lines were inaugurated which brought TYPSA’s participation in the project to an end. In Saudi Arabia, TYPSA is part of the FAST Consortium working on construction of Riyadh metro Lines 4, 5 and 6. Detailed design work that started in 2013 is now almost finished.  TYPSA continues to provide services to Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR) for the supervision of the new Jubail – Damman railway lines, the Jubail Internal Rail Network and the North Border Line, all of which are included in the Saudi Arabian railway network expansion plans.

In Africa, TYSPA is working on studies for the rehabilitation and upgrade of the Dakar - Bamako railway between Senegal and Mali and studies for the Bélabo-Ngaoundéré rail upgrade in Cameroon.

In Latin America, work on the detailed designs for Lima (Peru) metro lines 2 and 4 continued. In Mexico, TYPSA worked on the Maya Train project providing technical advice for the entire design and supervising basic engineering for the 7 sections, which run through the Yucatan peninsula.

In Europe, TYPSA is part of the team delivering the design for the  Kungsträdgården to Nacka and Gullmarsplan section of the Stockholm metro expansion in Sweden. Feasibility studies were also conducted for the Jonköping- Malmö High Speed Rail link  and for the Bäckeby-Tallboda section of the Ostlänken High Speed Line. In the United Kingdom, work continues on the design of sections S1 and S2 of the HS2 high speed line between London and Birmingham, awarded to the consortium of which TYPSA is a member. TYPSA is also participating in the preliminary design of Lot 3 of the Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds extension. In Portugal, design work has continued on the new Evora-Elvas line and on  the Covilha-Guarda section upgrade, while work has begun on adapting railway infrastructure in Mato Miranda. In Norway, work has started on the Feasibility Study for the Oslo-Tønsberg line, Drammen–Kobbervikdalen section. In Belgium, we carried out the Detailed Design for the Genval and Profondsart station refurbishment.

In Croatia, studies for the upgrade and construction of a second track on the Dugo Selo-Novska railway line section continued, as did studies in Turkey, on the Irmak- Karabük- Zonguldak railway.

In South Asia, TYPSA is supervising the design and the construction of the 343 km long freight corridor between Bhaupur and Khurja and providing Project Management Consulting Services for the Khurja – Dadri section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, both in India. In Bangladesh, TYPSA is working on the Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design for the new underground metro in Dhaka.

In Malaysia , we are providing Technical Advisory services for the Cost Optimisation Study of the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Line Project. We are also providing electromechanical design services for 4 stations and the depots on the new “Cross Island Line” metro in Singapore.

In Australia, we started working with Sydney Metro providing Independent Certifier services for Sydney Metro City & Southwest, the second metro phase.

In Spain, work has begun on preliminary and detailed design of the Campo Grande High Speed Station in Valladolid. Works on the Valencia Metro Line 10 design contract continue, as well as works in the Framework Agreement for the delivery of additional technical engineering and construction consulting services for Madrid Metro. We also completed the Feasibility Study on High Speed train maintenance depots in Madrid, Barcelona and Seville.


Innovations in 2019.  Completed: *DI0803 TYPSA-BIM-PM. Further features have been added to TYPSA’s Comprehensive Construction Management software to include BIM capabilities; *DI0829 LODSTY. A catalogue of LOD structural elements; *DI0837 HOEK&BRAY. Automated slope stability calculations using the Hoek & Bray method; *DI0851 TYPSA-360. Comparative analysis of collaborative work platforms in the design-construction process using BIM methodology; *DI0876 CIVIL-BIM . Development of BIM methodology for Civil Works.


Ongoing: *DI0800 HYPERLOOP-CIVIL. Conceptual study of civil works elements (sidings) needed for Hyperloop operation; *DI0802 BIG-DATA-TY. ‘Big-Data Analytics’ application for transport planning and mobility management; *DI0803 TYPSA-BIM-PM. Improvement and expansion of the TYPSA-BIM-PM project and construction support platform; *DI0813 RV(VR)2 New applications for the inclusion of virtual reality in the infrastructure and buildings design production process; *DI0821 GTSI. New Fire Safety methodologies *DI0830 REDCONECT. Additional capabilities for electricity network infrastructure studies: reactive power, resonance, insulation coordination and grounding;  *DI0833 ESTRATYCAD-EV1. Improvements to the Estratycad program that generates worksheets/forms and stratigraphic profiles/columns; *DI0842 TYPSAFORMMAT Generating a unit and specification database according to international classification (Masterformat); *DI0872 CFD-CONFORT. A working methodology for advanced computational fluid dynamics simulation (CFD) for air conditioning (comfort) and ventilation (integration in civil works); *DI0875 VIAPLACAFC Ballastless track design and analysis methodology; *DI0881 NUMSIMHUMO. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools for smoke analysis; *DI0892 WLC. Whole lifecycle integrated as an infrastructure design and informed decision-making tool. Monetary and environmental-CO2 costs related to infrastructure construction and operation, in a collaborative BIM environment.

Areas North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Africa.

Certifications Certifications: TYPSA is certified as follows:
Quality, environment and R&D: ISO 9001:2015 certified by AENOR. Environmental Management is ISO 14001:2015 certified by AENOR, our R&D Management System is UNE 166002:2014 certified by AENOR. TYPSA´s Occupational Health and Safety Management system is OHSAS 18001:2007 certified. Our Anti-Bribery Management System is ISO 3700:2016certified by AENOR.

Share capital 2.4 million Euro
Equity 112 million Euro
Turnover 219.40 million Euro
Results 16.04 million Euro
No. of employees 2,670 (yearly average)
R&D Investment 1.33 million Euro
Activities Engineering and consulting, Others.
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