Adif Alta Velocidad has awared to Assignia Infraestructuras the contract for the execution of improvement works of drainage systems in fifteen tunnels between Almodóvar and Ciudad Real in the high-speed rail line Madrid-Seville on its way to the provinces of Ciudad Real and Cordoba.
The works, with an execution time of 15 months, will treat the leakages of water in order to avoid problems in the facilities. Also, the works will consist in placing fire retardant sheets in the vault. This sheets will conduct the water upwelling to the base, preventing the dripping on the catenary and on the way.
16 kilometers of tunnels
The tunnel length is 15.6 kilometers. Talking about some stretches, the distances are between 269 meters and 2.56 kilometers. In Ciudad Real, works will be carried out in the following tunnels: Veredas, Venta La Inés, Horcajo and La Gargante. In Cordoba, performances will run in the tunnels of: Los Canos, Valley, Piedras Blancas, Piedras de la Sal, Churreteles Bajos, del Escribano, del Acebuchoso, Piedras del Aire, del Cortijo, Loma del Partidor and Almodóvar.