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EBRD considers EUR 34.5 million loan for Albanian Railways

EBRD considers EUR 34.5 million loan for Albanian Railways

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing a EUR 34.5 million sovereign loan to the Republic of Albania for the benefit of the Albanian Railways (HSH). Two important projects will be carried out under the EBRD financing:  the rehabilitation and upgrade of 34.7 km railway line between the Tirana …

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Core transport network for the Western Balkans agreed

On the 21st of April, European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn and Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc hosted in Brussels the meeting of the six Prime Ministers from the Western Balkans. The Brussels meeting confirmed the agreement of the core network through a joint statement, …

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EU to commit EUR 1 billion to connect Western Balkans

The EU plans to commit EUR 1 billion for transport and energy infrastructure in Western Balkans countries, EU commissioner in charge of enlargement Johannes Hahn announced Wednesday at the first meeting with Western Balkans Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Ministers of Transport. “The European Union is not only at your disposal at your side …

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Serbia and Albania to propose joint railway projects for EU funding

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Serbia and Albania will propose a series of joint infrastructure projects for EU financing,  under the Western Balkans framework, informed Serbia’s State Secretary for Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Dejan Trifunovic. “Serbia and Albania agreed to propose the implementation of two roads and four railway infrastructure priority projects “, stated Trifunovic. The reconstruction of the Belgrade-Bar …

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Albanian Railways priority projects

The Albanian Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has established four railway projects to receive investment of EUR 400 million. The Albanian Railway network has 441 km (kilometers) of single track and was built between 1946 and 1986, to serve the Albanian industry. The most important passenger connection is Durres-Tirana line. The connection to …

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EBRD invitation for informative meeting on Tirana Public Transport Terminal PPP

The Municipality of Tirana intends to prepare a tender for the construction of Tirana Public Transport Terminal (TPTT). The winning bidder will be selected in an open international tender by the City, under a Design Build, Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) concession according to the Albanian concession law. Following a successful …

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Albanian Railways -deeply impacted by the economic crisis

Albanian Railways is expected to be dismissed about 400 employees. The deteriorating situation in the Albanian Railways is due to non- encouraging policies that are followed in this sector for the last two decades. Alarm has come from the General Union of Albanian Railways , which has sought urgent intervention in …

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