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Romania: EUR 13.8m tenders for feasibility study for rail modernisation projects

Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has announced a EUR 4.3m open tender for Feasibility study for Bucureşti Nord – Jilava – Giurgiu Nord – Giurgiu Nord Frontieră rail section modernisation” project. 

The modernisation of the rail section has as objectives: to resume traffic on Bucureşti Nord – Jilava – Giurgiu Nord – Giurgiu Nord Frontieră (Border) via Gradistea, to improve the safety level, to increase the speed of passenger and freight trains.

The contract award criterion is the lowest price and contract duration is 18 months from the contract signing. The deadline for submitting bids  is 06.09.2016.

caransebes_turnuLast week, CFR also launched a EUR 9.5 million tender for “Feasibility study for the rehabilitation of Craiova-Drobeta Turnu Severin-Caransebes railway section, part of Orient/East-Med Corridor” project. The deadline for submitting offers is 08.06.2016.

The project objectives are:
i) Modernization of the railway in accordance with the Technical specifications for Interoperability (TSI) and with the foreseen traffic demand for national and international rail passenger and freight transport: 
– 25 kV double line electrified    
– controlled by ERTMS (ETCS level II + GSM-R) system,
– minimum axle load 22.5 tons / axle
– the possibility of operating 740 m long trains in all stations
– 40 meters long, high platforms in all stations,
– civil works in stations
– travel speeds of 100-120 km / h for freight trains and 120-160 km / h for passenger trains.
ii) Modernisation of the electrification systemon the entire line (in power system 25kV);
iii) Increasing transport capacity  
iv) by implementing the project , the railway line will be in accordance with the technical parameters
required by the standards and European legislation in force. 

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