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Bucharest metro system operator to announce major tenders this year

Bucharest metro system operator to announce major tenders this year

Metrorex, the Bucharest metro system operator, plans to launch two important tenders before the beginning of November, stated Sorin Buse, Romanian Transport Minister. According to him, construction works for the second section of M5 line (Eroilor-Piata Iancului) might be completed until 2021, considering that the tender procedure will be announced by the end of this month. “The tender procedure …

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EUR 170 million EU financing for Bucharest metro line 5

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The European Commision approved on July 12 the modification of the main project „Metro line 5, section Raul Doamnei- Eroilor (PS Opera), including Valea Ialomitei”. The decision endorses dividing the project in two phases, the first one being included in 2007-2013 financing period, while the second phase will be financed under 2014-2020 period. As a result of EU’s decision, the first …

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New CAF metro trains to enter operation in Bucharest

CAF Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles.

The first two of eight metro trainsets manufactured by CAF for Metrorex, Bucharest underground operator, are ready to be commissioned. The final reception of the two trains was successful, after they underwent a full set of dynamic tests carried out by Metrorex and CAF specialists.  “As we announced, we have seeded up the delivery of the …

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EUR 95.5 million EU financing for Bucharest metro line 2

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The European Commission (EC) has approved on Tuesday financing for the first phase of the major infrastructure project “Improvement of public transport services on metro line 2 Berceni-Pipera”.   For the first phase of modernising Berceni – Pipera metro line project, Bucharest underground operator Metrorex plans to purchase 24 new trains and safety equipment for on-board. EU will provide EUR 95.5 million, …

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Works for two new sections of Bucharest Metro  to be completed by the end of 2016

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The construction works for the Raul Doamnei – Eroilor (Line 5) and the Bazilescu Park – Straulesti (Line 4) of Bucharest Metro will be completed at the end of next year, stated Catalin Homor, the general manager of Bucharest metro operator Metrorex, cited in Mediafax. The construction works of the structural frame of …

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 Contactless payment system for Bucharest metro

Think Railways report on Bucharest underground operator

Bucharest underground operator, Metrorex has launched a tender for the modernisation of the access control system on the Lines 1,2 &3. The EUR 42 million project includes the installation of both magnetic cards validators and RFID modules for contactless payment in 42 metro stations and 70 vestibules.  Bids can be submitted until June 23. …

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Over EUR 40 million funding for continuing works on Bucharest metro lines 4 and 6

Think Railways report on Bucharest underground operator

Bucharest underground operator, Metrorex will receive this year RON 188.5 million (EUR 42.7 million) for two infrastructure investment projects. The money will be obtained from the greenhouse gas emission allowances trading. Metrorex will allocate an amount of RON 150 million (EUR 34 million) for resuming construction works on Metro Line 4, …

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Documentation for Bucharest underground network connection with Otopeni Airport ready in April

Think Railways report on Bucharest underground operator

The documentation for Bucharest underground Line VI, Gara de Nord – Henri Coandă Otopeni Airport Otopeni Airport connection will be ready next month, stated Ioan Rus, Romanian Minister of Transport for the local press. Metrorex plans to allocate RON 38.5 million (EUR 8.6 MILLION) for Line VI design, consultancy and …

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Romania: Alstom to provide pro bono installation of passenger information systems on Metrorex’s Bombardier metro cars

Romania: Alstom to provide pro bono installation of passenger information systems on Metrorex's Bombardier metro cars

Alstom will provide pro bono installation of 216 passenger information systems on Metrorex’s  Bombardier BM2 metro cars. The project is estimated at EUR 800,000 and financing will be provided only by Alstom. “In order to improve passenger comfort, Alstom Transport has agreed to install, at its own cost and expense, electronic passenger information displays …

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Winning bidder for Bucharest metro car tender to be announced in March 2015

Think Railways report on Bucharest underground operator

Bucharest underground operator, Metrorex has postponed the announcement of the winning bidder for the 51 metro train sets tender,  justified by the complexity of the offers. The five companies that submitted bids were Alstom, Astra Passenger Coaches, CAF, CSR and Pesa Bydgoszcz. “Considering the complexity of the offers it was was necessary to postpone the announcement …

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