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.