Latvian Railways (LDz) awarded to the Polish company Group Track Tec SA a EUR 9 million contract for the supply of 172 thousand prestressed concrete sleepers, as part of the 90 km track renewal on the East – West Railway Corridor. Delivery will be made in 2014-2015.
Track renewal will be carried out in a number of city and county municipalities – Daugavpils, Jēkabpils, Jelgavas, Salaspils, Kokneses, Krustpils, Daugavpils, Ludzas, Rēzeknes, Vecumnieku, Krāslavas, Iecavas.
For the supply of rails, a EUR 8.96 million contract was signed with Latvian company Sigmen.
Total project costs, also including level crossing & civil engineering works, amount to 46.24 million euros, of which 75.8 per cent covered by the EU Cohesion Fund, while the remaining 24.2 percent (11.2 million) is provided by LDz.