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CFR SA launches EUR 709 million tender for rail line rehabilitation project

EUR 686 million CEF funding for developing Romania's railway networkRomanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has announced a EUR 709 million tender for the rehabilitation of the Brașov–Simeria railway section, sub-sections 1. Brasov-Apata and 3. Cata- Sighisoara. Sighisoara–Brasov railway section is located in a pre-identified section along the Rhine-Danube Corridor.

On the two 86 km long sub-sections there are 11 track sectioning points, our stations, 15 stops and a 660 m-long double-track tunnel.

“We invite major companies in the field to participate in this tender, convinced that a project of this scale requires serious involvement and a professional approach which eventually will be beneficial to the development of railways and of the area where works will be carried out “, said Marius Chiper, General Manager of CFR SA.

The rehabilitation project will focus on the following categories of works: railway earthworks, consolidations, superstructure, bridges and viaducts, culverts, tunnels, overpasses, environmental protection, line installation protection, power supply, ERTMS deployment, telecommunications, fiber optics, passenger information systems, signaling communications, video surveillance, architecture, structure, electrical, plumbing, ventilators, signaling, railway traffic systems.

These works will enable an increase in the speed of trains to 160km/h. The execution time is 48 months, plus 60 months defect notification period. The deadline or submitting offers is 01.02.2017. More details available at https://www.e-licitatie.ro/Public/Common/Notice/CNotice/CNoticeView.aspx

CFR SA also announced that it will soon launch the tender for the middle section of Brașov–Simeria railway, Apaţa-Caţa sub-section. 

Project financing is 85% provided under EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). 


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