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Rail 2009-ES-03102-E

High speed line Valladolid-Burgos-Vitoria. Track bed works for sub-sections: Nudo Norte de Valladolid-Cabezón de Pisuerga, San Martín de Valvení-Nudo de Venta de Baños y Torquemeda-Quintana del Puente


This action is part of Priority Project 3 (High-speed railway axis of south-west Europe) and comprises a key element for the corridor which connects the Madrid-Segovia-Valladolid high- speed line with the Basque country high-speed line.


The Valladolid-Burgos-Vitoria high-speed line will be made up of two electric tracks of international width or UIC (1,435 mm), with rails of 60 kg/m, that together with the rest of the superstructure, will be placed on a platform with a width of 14m. It has been designed to reach a maximum speed of 350 km/h, with maximum slopes of 25 thousandths per metre.


The proposed action is structured into three activities namely:

  • Track bed works. Subsection: North Valladolid Link-Cabezón de Pisuerga
  • Track bed works. Subsection: San Martín de Valvení-Venta de Baños Link
  • Track bed works. Subsection: Torquemada-Quintana del Puente


This project has been completed.




National budget:



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:  


Works: 20%

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Implementation schedule:

Start date: May 2009

End date: June 2012


Beneficiary & Implementing body:

 Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF)


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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