RZD International has started reconstruction works on 18.5 km long Sopot Kosmajski – Kovacevac railway section, part of Corridor 10. The project is financed under Annex 2 of the Contract on Russian State Loan for the reconstruction and modernization of the six sections of Corridor 10. Works, carried out by Energoprojekt, RZD’s subcontractor are expected to complete in 128 days.
The USD 11 million project includes the complete reconstruction of the existing track and the rehabilitation of 3 bridges and 2 culverts.
After modernisation the line speed will be increased from the current average 30 km/h to 120km/h.
Miroslav Stojčić, General Director of Serbian Railways informed that the next section to be modernised from the Russian loan will be Mala Krsna – Velika Plana ( 29.5 km).