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.