A consortium led by Italian firm Geodata presented the best bid for the consultancy tender to oversee the concession process for line 2 of capital Lima's metro system, at US$5.6M.
Second and third place went to consortiums led by French firms Systra and Ingérop, respectively, private investment promotion agency ProInversión reported.
Line 2 will run over 35km from Ate district in the east of the capital to Callao in the west. The cost of construction is expected to reach some US$3B, with a first stretch to start operations in 2016.
ProInversión expects to award the concession at end-2013.
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