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CFR SA launches EUR 1.5 million tender for modernising level crossings

CFR Calatori to launch tender for e-ticketing portable devices 

Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has launched a tender worth EUR 1.55 million for the design& execution of level crossings modernisation works. The tender is divided into two lots: LOT 1 with axle counters (EUR 870,000) and LOT 2 (EUR 685,000) with automatic mechanical control. The works will be carried out at SRCF …

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CFR selects Astaldi-FCC Construccion-Salcef Construzioni–Thales Systems Romania venture for EUR 373m rail contract

CFR selects Astaldi-FCC Construccion-Salcef Construzioni–Thales Systems Romania venture for EUR 374 m rail contract

Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has selected Astaldi SpA-FCC Construccion SA-Salcef Construzioni Edili e Ferroviarie SpA– Thales Systems România venture in the tender for Rehabilitation works on Section 2: Km 614 – Gurasada, subsection 2a: Km 614 – Cap Y Bârzava. The section is part of Frontiera (Border) – Curtici – …

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ACCIONA Ingenieria to carry out feasibility study for Craiova-Drobeta Turnu Severin-Caransebes rail section rehabilitation

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Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has selected ACCIONA Ingenieria SA-BAICONS Impex SRL consortium for carrying out the feasibility study for the rehabilitation of Craiova-Drobeta Turnu Severin-Caransebes railway section, part of Orient/East-Med Corridor.  The total value of the contract is estimated at EUR 9.2 million, of which 85% of the funding available unde CEF …

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Astra Trans Carpatic, new Romanian rail passenger operator to launch services

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Romanian rolling stock manufacturer Astra Calatori has established new passenger train operator to provide services on the Romanian Railway market, following an investment of EUR 20 million. Astra Trans Carpatic was granted operating licence in December last year and is expected to launch services in mid-January on Bucuresti-Arad route. The rail operator …

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Bucharest City approves the purchase of 100 new tramways

Bucharest City approves the purchase of 100 new tramways

Bucharest City Council has approved the plan for the acquisition of 100 new low-floor tramways over a four years period, starting with next year. Financing will be provided by the municipality. The acquisition is part of the project for the renewal of Bucharest transport operator (RATB) rolling stock fleet, which includes …

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Romanian Railway Reform Authority plans new trains acquisition in 2017

Romanian Railway Reform Authority plans new trains acquisition in 2017

The rolling stock fleet of state-owned passenger rail operator, CFR Calatori will be renewed following a tender for new multiple units, locomotives and coaches planned for 2017, announced Robert Dobre, the president of the Romanian Railway Reform Authority (ARF), in an interview for the local press. The tender will be …

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

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

Romanian 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 …

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Romanian city of Arad plans new investments in tramway transport

Romanian city of Arad plans new investments in tramway transport

Romanian public transport operator CTP Arad has presented for the local press its future investments in the development of tramway system. Tramways represent the main form of public transport in the city, with a passenger market share of approximately 95%. In the near future CTP Arad plans to overhaul 20 GT6 – GT8 …

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Key CEF grant agreements for Bulgarian and Romanian rail projects signed

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Romania and Bulgaria have signed with INEA -Innovation and Networks Executive Agency two key CEF grant agreements for key rail infrastructure projects. Bulgarian National railway infrastructure company (NRIC) has received over EUR 151 million of funding for important upgrades to a 24.4 km rail section between Kostenets and Septemvri on the Orient-East …

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Over EUR 20 million investment for Bucharest Railway Ring development project

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Romanian Transport Ministry has presented Bucharest Railway Ring development project, the western section: Gara de Nord – Domnești – Măgurele – Gara Progresu. According to the Ministry, this project worth over EUR 20 million  brings to Romania the “urban regio” train concept, which will serve both Bucharest citizens and nearby communities. The development project of the 68 …

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