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Swietelsky Croatia in 17 mln euro ($19.6 mln) tram line deal with Osijek city

Author Annie Tsoneva
Swietelsky Croatia in 17 mln euro ($19.6 mln) tram line deal with Osijek city Croatia's fourth largest city of Osijek. Photo: Croatian govt

ZAGREB (Croatia), October 7 (SeeNews) - Austrian construction and civil engeneeting company Swietelsky said its Croatian unit, Swietelsky d.o.o., has signed a deal worth almost 17 million euro ($19.6 million) to update the tram infrastructure in Osijek, eastern Croatia.

“The deal includes reconstruction of 9.5 kilometers of the tram line and renovation of 23 stops along the route as a condittion to operate the latest generation of low-floor trams on the streets of Croatia's fourth largest city, Osijek,” the parent company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Swietelsky and Osijek's urban transport company GPP doo Osijek signed the deal on September 29.

Works are scheduled to start in March 2022 and take some 30 months to complete.

The project benefits from European Union funding.

($=0.865 euro)

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