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MAV announces completion of HUF 31 bn railway infrastructure projects 


The Hungarian railway infrastructure manager MAV Zrt. has completed a first HUF 36 billion (EUR 113 million) phase of investments in developing railway infrastructure, modernisation of stations, level crossings and implementation of diagnostic tools. In December, the company successfully closed three major projects funded under the Transport Operational Program 2007-13 (KözOP): MÁV Zrt. Traffic safety projects, MÁV Zrt. Station …

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EUR 82 million EIB -EU financing for railway modernisation in Kosovo

More than 80 million euro has been made available by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission (EC) for the start of modernisation of 148 kilometres of railways in Kosovo, connecting it to the European network. A 42 million euro loan agreement for the modernisation of the Kosovo …

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EUR 115 million for modernising the Silesian railway network


Polish infrastructure manager PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) has announced a tender for the modernisation of important railway lines in Silesia, part of Chybie – Żory – Rybnik – Nędza / Turze route. The value of the tender is PLN 500 million (EUR 115 million). The project will be financed under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and …

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EUR 46.5 million EU funding approved for Czech railway modernisation project

Vizualizace přemostění dálnice D3 u Chotovin

The European Commission has approved four major projects aiming at improving transport infrastructures in the Czech Republic, with a total contribution of €324.2 million from the Cohesion Fund and the European  Regional Development Fund. One  of the project, the modernization of the railway line Tábor–Sudoměřice u Tábora, is part of the …

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Siemens to modernize the signaling system of the Düsseldorf Light Railway

Siemens to modernize the signaling system of the Düsseldorf Light Railway

The mass transit company, Rheinbahn AG, has commissioned Siemens to bring the signaling system of the Düsseldorf Light Railway up to the state of the art over the next few years. As the inner-city tunnel of the Rheinbahn is on one of the busiest light rail lines in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, conversion …

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Uzbekistan Railways to invest over USD 358 million in railway infrastructure in 2015


Uzbekistan state companies will increase by 15% the volume of investments in 2015. A list of 261 projects in the field of railways, energy and oil&gas  has been approved by Presidential decree. Uzbekistan Railways will allocate USD 358.6 million for the construction and modernisation of its network. As part of the …

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CFR SA signed three contracts for bridges and culverts rehabilitation worth over EUR 10m


Romanian state owned infrastructure manager, CFR SA has signed three contracts worth RON 47.4 million (EUR 10.7 million) for bridges and culverts rehabilitation works for Constanţa, Braşov and Timişoara regional subsidiaries. Bilfinger Baugesellschaft mbH was awarded a RON 8.2 million (EUR 1.8 million) contract for the rehabilitation of two bridges and two culverts on SRCF Constanţa railway …

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China approves seven more railway infrastructure projects worth USD 32.7 billion

Deutsche Bahn increses market presence in China, signs new agreements

China’s top economic planner approved seven more railway projects with a total investment of about 200 billion yuan (USD32.7 billion) as Beijing moves to step up infrastructure commitments to offset a cooling economy. It came after the regulator last week gave the green light to three railway projects with a …

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RZD International – Alstom consortium to supply the signalling system on Serbia’s Panchevo Bridge – Pancevo Glavna railway section


A consortium led by Alstom and RZD International, including their local partner, Institute Mikhajlo Pupin, have signed a contract to supply the signalling system on part of the Belgrade–Panchevo line in Serbia. The signature comes just two months after both companies signed an MoU to conduct railway projects on the …

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Slovenia to invest EUR 330 million in railway infrastructure in 2015

Present at the Future of Rail conference, part of Slovenian Railways Days event, The Minister for Infrastructure and Spatial Planning, Samo Omerzel stated that investment in railway infrastructure represents a precondition for economic growth. This year EUR 380 million will be invested in the Slovenian railway network and next year …

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