Type of work

Tunnels

Panama Metro Line 1

Panama

Description

LLine 1 of the Panama metro runs from north to south of the capital and it links the city centre with the suburban neighbourhoods. Its extension includes a total 15.9 kilometers tunnel.

There are 14 stations along the line (6 elevated, 7 underground and 1 half buried).

The tunnel section was executed by 2 EPB tunnel boring machines.

Responsible

The line 1 construction for the Panama subway turned out to be the first subway built in Central America, which was of direct benefit to more than one million users.

Highlights

  • First metro in Central America.
  • Total length of the line of 15.9 km and tunnel diameter: 8.43 m.