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Danail Papazov: The establishment of a modern railway network which to develop the economic potential of the country is our main task

Danail Papazov: The establishment of a modern railway network which to develop the economic potential of the country is our main task

27 August 2013

“The establishment of a modern railway network which to develop the economic potential of the country is our main task”, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Danail Papazov during the ground breaking event for the modernization of the Harmanli – Svilengrad Railway section.This is a phase of the project “Plovdiv-Svilengrad railway Upgrading and Electrification  along corridors IX and IX”, phase 2: section Harmanli – Svilengrad”.

Minister Papazov stated that it is already being actively worked on the preparation of a series of other railway projects, which can be financed after year 2014. To that purpose 35 M Eur is needed, which are provided through reallocation  of the financial resource in the operative programme.

“The construction of the railway route will revive the region through the construction of the adjoining infrastructure” said also Danail Papazaov. According to him, the successful realization of projects like this one will help our country upon the application for purchasing of new trains during the next programming period. In this way the modernization of the rolling stock of the railways will commence.

The project ”Reconstruction and electrification of the railway section Harmanli – Svilengrad” is worth 146 786 821,75 BGN with VAT. The Contractor is JV “Railway Infrastructure 2011”. The Time for Completion of the construction activities is 14 August 2014.

Minister Papazov continues his inspection of railway site in the country. Forthcoming is his visit to Nova Zagora where he will inspect the installation of turnouts in the area of the railway station.

 

Source: the website of the Minsitry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

 

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