You have 10 free articles left this month. Get your freeBasic subscription now and gain instant access to more.

Bulgaria to sign deal for EU-backed Orizovo-Mihaylovo railway section upgrade in Oct

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria to sign deal for EU-backed Orizovo-Mihaylovo railway section upgrade in Oct Author: Bulgarian transport ministry / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 17 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC) will sign a contract for the modernisation of the Orizovo-Mihaylovo railway section by the end of October, the company's general manager Krasimir Papukchiyski said.

The contract is part of a larger project for the modernisation of the Plovdiv-Burgas railway, which benefits from EU funding under Operational Programme Transport and Transport Infrastructure, Papukchiyski said in an interview published on NRIC's website.

The contract has an estimated value of 248.4 million levs ($141.3 million/127.0 million euro), according to documents from the public procurement procedure.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

Compare