Metro to invest more than 17 million euros to clean its depots and the engine shed at Puerta de Arganda

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The contract for the Madrid underground, divided into two lots, has a duration of four years. In addition, authorisation has been given to put a contract out to tender for technical assistance services for works for the sum of 6 million euros. The cleaning contract includes specific measures to comply with the health specifications against COVID-19

The Regional Government of Madrid has today authorised the contracting of the cleaning service of the Metro de Madrid depots and the engine shed at Puerta de Arganda. It has also authorised the commencement of the tender process for a framework agreement for the provision of the technical assistance services for works that the Infrastructure and Stations Service may require for its technical projects.

The new cleaning contract, with an estimated value of 17.4 million euros, will have a duration of four years, with the possibility of up to two extensions of six months duration each. It has been divided into two lots. The first lot includes Depots 1 (Cuatro Caminos), 2 (Ventas), 4 (Canillejas) and 7 (Sacedal).

The second lot covers Depots 5 (Aluche), 6 (Fuencarral), 8 (Laguna), 9.1 (Hortaleza), 9.4 (Hortaleza), ML (Hortaleza), 10 (Cuatro Caminos), 11 (Loranca), 12 (Valdecarros), 13 (Villaverde) and the engine shed at Puerta de Arganda.

The service will include the general and ordinary cleaning of these facilities, as well as special cleaning services, disinfection tasks to comply with the health specifications to combat COVID-19, disinfection, fumigation and rodent control and the supply of hygiene provisions, among other actions.

Back in July, Metro de Madrid implemented another cleaning service tender process, on that occasion relating to the enterprise’s rolling stock, with a base tender budget of 63.2 million euros.

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR WORKS

The Regional Government of Madrid also approved the contract, for an estimated value of 6 million euros and a duration of four years, to establish a framework agreement for the provision of technical assistance, quality control and health and safety services that the Infrastructure and Stations Service of Metro de Madrid may require in the undertaking of works stemming from technical projects.

Accordingly, the works these services will be provided for will include those related to the execution, consolidation and water-proofing of tunnels and those related to the execution and remodelling of stations, depots and engine sheds.

The specific services included within this framework agreement will be the daily monitoring of the execution of the works in accordance with the construction design, the geometric, qualitative, quantitative and quality control, in accordance with the works plan, overseeing that the execution of the works are in line with prevailing regulations, the preparation of reports, the revision of documents and environmental monitoring.

The aim is to strengthen and complement the work being carried out by Metro de Madrid, always under the supervision and inspection of the underground’s departments involved in the different projects.