Bulgarian National railway infrastructure company (NRIC) and Dunav Group signed a BGN 3.8 million (EUR 2 million) technical assistance contract for the construction of intermodal terminal in Central-North Planning Development Region in Bulgaria-Ruse.
The project includes the preparation of a feasibility study together with all the necessary technical, economic and environmental evaluations; preparation of the conceptual design; development of procurement strategy and preparation of tender documentation for the construction works. The documents are to be submitted in 12 months.
The construction of Ruse Intermodal Terminal is scheduled to be carried out during 2016 – 2020.
The global project aimsto create the conditions for the optimal combination and integration of various transport modes and a higher quality of freight transport services. This can pave the way for low-cost, high-volume freight transport from the Black Sea area to Central Europe and the EUN “poles” of trade. It will also allow new demands to be met, as the latest forecasts show a significant increase in traffic in regards to Turkey-Ukraine/Russia.