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Bulgaria completes modernisation of railway sections to the border with Greece and Turkey 

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Modernisation works of the railway lines connecting Plovdiv to the Greek and Turkish borders have been completed. The opening ceremony of Dimitrovgrad-Simeonovgrad and Lubimets and the Greek border railway sections was attended by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovsk, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, General Director of NRIC Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure Manager Milcho Lambrev central and …

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Siemens-Newag consortium awarded contract for Sofia’s metro line 3

Siemens stattet in Sofia neue U-Bahnlinie mit Zügen und Bahnautomatisierung aus / Siemens provides trains and automatic train control system for new metro line in Sofia

Sofia’s metro operator Metropolitan EAD has commissioned Siemens – Newag consortium for equipping the new metro line 3 in the capital of Bulgaria. The order is worth around EUR 140 million and includes the delivery of 20 Inspiro type metro trains and the Trainguard MT automatic train protection system, using wireless CBTC technology …

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New China – Europe rail connection via Bulgaria’s Burgas in development

New China - Europe rail connection via Bulgarian city of Burgas in development

Bulgaria and China plan to develop a fast railway connection to Europe via the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas. An agreement will be signed in the following weeks, informed Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov after a meeting with a Chinese government delegation led by Deputy Chairman of China’s National Commission for cooperation and reform of Minister Ning …

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Sofia inaugurates airport metro extension

Construction works for Sofia's 3rd Metro Line to start this year

Sofia metro line extension to the airport was inaugurated today. The new section is 5 km long and has 4 stations: Drujba, Iskarsko Shose, Sofia Sveta Gora and Sofia Airport. “We continue to expand the underground network under Operational Program Transport and Transport Infrastructure 2014 – 2020, said Transport Minister Moskovski. “Financing …

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Bulgaria: Burgas railway station modernisation begins

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Construction works for the modernisation of Burgas railway station were launched today, informed the Bulgarian National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC). The building will undergo renovations to meet energy efficiency requirements, with high-quality and energy-efficient materials being used in the renovation process of the architectural monument. The contractor for design and construction …

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Over 125 million EUR to be invested in Bulgarian State Railways in the near future

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An amount of BGN 250-300 million (EUR 127 – 153 million) is planned to be invested this period in Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ), stated for local press the Bulgarian Minister of Transport, information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski. “The source will be the state budget, but I have not crossed out the …

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Port Russe launches Bulgaria-Germany block-train

Port Complex Russe EAD has launched a regular block-train service between Bulgaria and Germany. The pilot project is based on the principle of intermodal road/rail transport. The block-train has a capacity for68 cargo carriages (trailers) and operates once a week in two directions. Almost 3000 trailers will be transported by the end of the …

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Turkish company Gulermak submits bids for Tampere Tramway project and Sofia’s new metro line

Turkish company Gulermak prequalifies for Tampere Tramway project and Sofia's new metro line

The Finnish City of Tampere announced that Turkish company Gulermak and three other consortia have prequalified in the tender for the Tampere tramway project: 1. LEMMINKAINEN (Finland) – RAMBOLL (Denmark) – ALSTOM (France) – INSINORRIT SUNNITELU (Finland): 137.75 Point / 160 2. GULERMAK (Turkey) : 134.80 Point / 160 3. DESTIA (Finland) …

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Sofia’s underground operator issues EUR 214 m tender to purchase new metro trains

Construction works for Sofia's 3rd Metro Line to start this year

Sofia underground operator, Metropolitan has issued a BGN 420 million (EUR 214 million) tender for the purchase of 20 metro trains to be used on the 3rd Metro Line, with an option to a further 10 units ( BGN 140 million / EUR 71.5 million). The required metro trains with a length of 60 m ± …

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Robel wins EUR 1.5 m railway maintenance equipment contract in Bulgaria

Robel wins EUR 1.5 m railway maintenance equipment contract in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC) has awarded  Robel Bahnbaumaschinen a contract (10 lots) worth BGN  2.9 million (approximately EUR 1.5 million) for the delivery of railway maintenance equipment. The equipment must be delivered to NRIC’s unit in Vratsa. Source:  seenews.com

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