The Construction Of Quito Metro Railway System

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On November 26, 2015, Mauricio Rodas the mayor of Quito signed the contract that will change the city of Quito for the better. The contract permitted the construction for the second phase of the Quito Metro line. In 2013 they had started the construction of the two main stations in the north and south of the city. Quito Metro is an underground railroad system that will provide faster transportation to travel around the city of Quito. Quito is the capital of Ecuador and it situated on the northwest of the continent South America, with a population of 16 million people. The typical weather is about 69 degrees Fahrenheit, 43% humidity. It is type A climate humid but, tropical. This is the first metro line that city will have and will run 13 miles long. The goal of the transportation system is to better the transportation system for the people of the city. The construction of Quito will give people employment opportunity but also revive their economy. On January 19, 2016, they first started the removal of land that goes between 200 and 300 cubic meters deep. This is where the control center of Quito Metro will be located. The construction of Quito Metro south of the city begins works in a confined area where the control center will be located. They started out in a confined area so there would be no changes in the mobility of the city. The second stage of the construction of the metro was carried out in Quitumbe, south of the city. This is where command post will

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