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Romania requests over EUR 890 million for the modernisation of railway lines under CEF programme

Romania has submitted 14 transport projects worth over EUR 1.18 billion to be financed under the “Connecting Europe Facility” (CEF) programme, a statement from the Ministry of European Funds (MFE) informs.

In the railway sector, EUR 890 million have been requested for the modernisation of Braşov-Apata and Cata-Sighişoara railway sections, part of Brasov – Sighisoara railway line, allowing for for speeds of 160 km/h and 22,5t/axle load. Another two railway projects have been proposed for CEF financing: EUR 1.5 million for the Elaboration of a Feasibility Study for Craiova-Drobeta Turnu Severin-Caransebeş (230 km) railway line and EUR 500,000 for Craiova-Calafat line (108 km) feasibility study revision.

For the development of a multimodal platform in the port of Galati a EUR 136 million funding proposal has been submitted. The multi-modal infrastructure platform for hydro carbons in the Port of Constanta project is worth EUR 92 million, providing execution of construction in the south of Constanta Port (TEN-T Core), consisting of transforming an artificial island and the nearby shoreline in a multimodal terminal for hydrocarbons. In addition, EUR 15.5 million have been requested for High Performance Green Port Giurgiu Stage II – Construction: intermodal terminal in the free zone area of Giurgiu port project and EUR 6 million for A single window for the efficient integration of multimodal transport and port operations- studii pentru Intelligent Transport System.

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