Transport

Investment Roadshow Takes $17bn Project Portfolio to Asia

Investment Roadshow Takes $17bn Project Portfolio to Asia

A government roadshow is winding up a visit to China, South Korea and Japan this week, where it is seeking private investment for infrastructure and transport projects worth a total of $17 billion. The portfolio of investments includes Lines 3 and 4 of the Lima Metro system, water treatment plants, […]

New Chacahuaro Tunnel Opened on Central Highway

New Chacahuaro Tunnel Opened on Central Highway

President Kuczynski and Transport minister Martin Vizcarra were in Matucana this week to inaugurate the 306m Chacahuaro tunnel on the Central Highway. The tunnel, at Km. 80 and at 2,550 meters above sea level, has been built at a key point on the highway where landslides occur almost every year […]

Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco authorities are calling for a regional strike, giving the government 72 hours to come up with a solution to the sudden postponement of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new airport at Chinchero. People from Urubamba, Paucartambo, Anta and La Convención marched with banners to the Chinchero site to protest. […]

French Loan for Lima’s Rapid Transit System

French Loan for Lima’s Rapid Transit System

The French Development Agency, AFD, has granted a loan of close to €120.5 million ($126 mn) to partially finance the construction of the Lima Metro’s Line 2. Most of Line 2 of the city’s rapid transit project is to run underground, from the eastern district of Ate to the port […]