Preliminary and detailed design of the railway line connecting Oroteanda Tunnel and Guaza Mountain

The main purpose of this project is the construction of a railway line to improve connections between the capital of Tenerife, the south of the island and the airport.

  • Preliminary and detailed design of a 7 km double-track line, with a maximum design speed of 220 km/h.
  • The project includes a bored tunnel (2.1 km long) with a parallel emergency passage, and two viaducts, one of them totaling 1,010 m long.
  • The design involved two overpasses to replace the existing roads.


MetroTenerife, belonging to the Canary Islands Government

Project Dates

2009 – 2012



Project Figures

Contract Value:  1,188,373 €