Macedonian Ministry of Finance, Central Financing and Contracting Department (CFCD) published a service contract notice for supervision for renewal with reconstruction of the railway section Bitola–Kremenica, part of Coridor X.
The consultant shall ensure that services for supervision shall be in accordance with all the requirements for quality control, control of quantities, supervision of the work progress, analyses of expenses, implementation of the environmental criteria as well as working on administrative questions during the rehabilitation works and defect liability period.
The works on this section of the railway line include the following main activities: renewal of approx. 17 km (from km 129,310 to km 146,190) of the permanent way with increasing the bearing capacity; construction of 1 station at Zabeni and reconstruction of 1 halt at Kravari including track alignment (sidings); 10 level crossings in this section will be converted into secured level crossings; 6 existing bridges to be demolished and constructed anew; 3 existing bridges to be demolished and replaced with culverts; belonging signalling and telecommunication and ERTMS (level 1).
Design speed is 100 km/h, axle load: 22,5 tonnes, structural gauge: UIC C. The subject section will be closed for railway operations during the performance of the works.
The provisional date of invitation to tender is 1.6.2014.