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CRRC Zhuzhou to supply electric locomotives to Macedonian Railways

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Macedonian Railways signed a contract with CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive for the delivery of four electric locomotives. This second project follows a contract for six passenger trainsets manufactured by CRRC Zhuzhou. This is the second procurement project implemented by the Macedonian government and the Chinese company after the first project for six new passenger trains. The  EUR 8 million …

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First Chinese EMU manufactured for Macedonian Railways presented

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The first of six multiple units (MU) manufactured for Macedonian Railways by Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive, CRRC subsidiary, was presented on the 7th of July. At the unveiling ceremony that took place at Zhuzhou, Hunan province, were present a Macedonian delegation led by Minister of Transport and Communications Vlado Misajlovski and CRRC vice-president Lou Qiliang. In …

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Serbian company MIN Lokomotiva wins EUR 5 million locomotive modernisation contract in FYR Macedonia

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Serbian company MIN Lokomotiva has been awarded by Macedonian Railways a EUR 5 million contract for the modernisation of eight locomotives. Though the company is in restructuring process,  the Serbian government,  Ministry of Economy and the Export Credit and Insurance Agency of the Republic of Serbia supported it by providing the necessary financial …

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Macedonian Railways and Louis Berger – Typsa consultancy consortium sign contract

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Macedonian Railways and Louis Berger – Typsa consultancy consortium have signed a contract for the final design project of the construction of Kicevo – Lin (border with Republic of Albania) new railway section,  part of Corridor VIII.  The construction costs for the 62.8 km section are estimated at EUR 450 million. In a first phase, Macedonian Railways will …

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EBRD: EUR145 million loan to finance construction of a new section of Pan European Rail Corridor VIII in FYR Macedonia

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The EBRD is considering providing €145 million sovereign loan to finance construction of a new section of Pan European Rail Corridor VIII in FYR Macedonia. The length of the section, connecting Beljkavce -Kriva Palanka, is approximately 34 km. This is the second phase of the total investment programme required to …

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Macedonian Railways to launch tender for the rehabilitation of three electric locomotives and maintenance workshops

Macedonian Railways to launch tender for the rehabilitation of three electric locomotives and maintenance workshops

Macedonian Railways Transport JSC intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance the acquisition of new rolling stock as well as the rehabilitation of locomotives and maintenance workshops. The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 59 million …

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Macedonian Railways to face competition on the local rail freight market

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A government-proposed amendment to the Railway Law will allow private companies to organize their own rail freight transport. The amendment passed the first reading in parliament earlier this week and if it will be adopted, companies will have the right to purchase and own rolling stock and also to hire train operators. …

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Government of FYR Macedonia and China’s CSR signed contract for the delivery of 6 MUs

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The Government of FYR Macedonia and China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation (CSR) signed a contract for the delivery of 6 new MUs (4 DMU and 2 EMU). It is CSR’s first sale in Europe and Macedonia’s the first investment in rolling stock in 35 years. The first train should reach Macedonian Railways …

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Macedonian Railways started modernisation works on Kumanovo – Beljakovce railway section of Corridor VIII

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Macedonian Railways started modernisation works on Kumanovo – Beljakovce railway section (30.8 km), part of Corridor VIII. The project value is EUR 39,7 million and  includes  rail replacement and re-ballasting (21 km), new tracks incl. ballasting (9,9 km), 9 platforms, 3 stations, 3 water treatment plants, signalling and telecommunication (31,2 km), 45 civil structures …

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