Expertise

SOMAFEL is a Portuguese company highly specialized in Tracks and Overhead Lines, with an expertise acquired in more than 60 years of construction, refurbishment, maintenance and electrification of rail infrastructure in Portugal and abroad.

Tradition in Innovation

With the motto “Tradition in Innovation”, SOMAFEL brings together values such as experience and innovation, being a pioneer in Portugal in the introduction of new construction processes and technologies in rail infrastructure.

1ª ATACADEIRA DE VIA

FIRST TAMPING MACHINE

First tamping machine that worked in Portugal, allowing for the development of tamping procedures along with ballast regulation and dynamic track stabilization

SOFTWARE DE OPTIMIZAÇÃO DE TRAÇADO

RAIL DESIGN OPTIMIZATION SOFTWARE

Development and implementation of rail design optimization software, in partnership with the Portuguese Railway Network and the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering

INOVAÇÃO NO TRATAMENTO DE CARRIS

INNOVATION IN RAIL TREATMENT

Introduction in Portugal of the aluminothermic welding procedure and the flash-butt welding procedure, along with rail grinding – corrective and preventive operations.

PIONEIRA NA ELETRIFICAÇÃO

PIONEER IN ELETRIFICATION WORKS

First Portuguese railway construction company to create an overhead line division.

The need to meet a wide range of quality requirements and the high level of expertise of the projects in which it takes part, has given SOMAFEL a strong technical ability and a unique degree of proficiency.

Highly motivated to take on new technical challenges, we want to continue to build the tracks to the future.