Line 10 of Mitrovalencia It will start its work in 2022. The road will extend from the Nazareth neighborhood and will split in two directions. Both will converge in the Corniche area. One of them will run from Nazaret Station, at one end of the road, via Astilleros Bridge until it ends at Valencia Marina, where it will be connected to the existing tram network.
On the other hand, Line 11 will make its way from a roundabout City of Arts and Sciences, Crossing the bridge l’Assut de l’Or, past the Menorca and Juan Verdeguer streets, to end at the waterfront. The new section will also end at the current Grau-Canyamelar Station. The Minister of Regional Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Arkady Spain, announced that the Generalitat is currently working on the construction of both tracks.
In order to detail both proposals, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana will meet in the coming weeks with Valencia City Council and the Natzaret neighborhood association. Specifically, a business meeting has been called with representatives of the neighborhood next Monday, during which the alternatives presented by the public company will be presented to the table to improve communication and mobility conditions for the residents of this neighborhood in Valencia. Generalitat indicated the current situation.
With this expansion, Line 10 will connect central Valencia with the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències region, the Nazareth quarter and the entire waterfront, thus expanding the city’s public transport offer in a “very large” way. Metrovalencia Network. The Minister explained both projects during a visit to the works being carried out on the rooftop section of Avenue Antonio Verandes, next to the future Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències station, which affects part of the vehicle traffic lanes.
He was accompanied during the visit by FGV Managing Director Anis Mingutsato. Arcadi España indicated that the aim of this intervention is to integrate a new route for the two already existing ones, “to favor possible maneuvers and accelerate the movement of trams that will provide service on the entire line.”
The minister explained that the planned works in the underground section are currently underway with a budget of more than 25 million euros. The works include installation of all devices and a double track. Lateral drainage and ducts for the fixtures, and architectural works of the three stations which include, among other aspects, finishes, floors, vertical cladding, furniture, escalators and elevators.
Besides works on the line tunnel, FGV is also adapting the track superstructure, architecture and equipment of the Metrovalencia Line 10 (Alicante-Natzaret), opposite the roof section, from the tunnel exit at the Amado Granell slope to the Nazareth neighborhood with a budget of over six million euros.
Commissioning in 2022
The measures envisaged in this project also include the establishment of a temporary deposit for the tram units that will be circulated on the new line in the Nazareth neighborhood. The minister defended that the proposed expansion of Line 10 to connect this new line to the current tram network “is necessary so that this deposit is temporary as planned, and its use can be stopped as soon as possible.”
The rest of the contracts, such as electricity, substation installation, road connections between the Alakant station and Nazareth, signals, communications and security, have already been awarded, and the first installation work has begun. The works being carried out now will allow the operation of a combined underground and surface tramway in 2022, with a 5.3 km track and 8 stations and stations, three of which are underground and five on the surface.
The works being carried out now will allow the operation of a combined underground and surface tramway in 2022, with a 5.3 km track and 8 stations and stations, three of which are underground and five on the surface. The project to build this line is fully funded by the European Union, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Operational Program for the Valencia Community 2014-2020.