Sao Paulo Metro Line 6


The Orange Line is one of the largest P3 infrastructure projects under development in Latin America. It will deliver a 15km metro line with 15 stations, connecting the center of the capital to the city’s northwest corner, under a 19-year concession contract. The project will have a significant social impact on the city’s population: once completed, it will transport over 600,000 passengers per day. During the construction period, it will generate 9,000 jobs. It will connect Brasilandia in the north with Sao Joaquim Station in the city center, reducing the journey time, which currently takes approximately one and a half hours by bus, to just 23 minutes. As part of the team’s efforts to ensure diversity, the factory established by the private partner to deliver the tunnel segments will by approximately 70% female, and the majority were selected through Acciona’s Women in Construction program, which in addition to employing women, provides them with certified professional training as part of the training plan.