Technical assisstance for preparation of project "Modernization of the Sofia-Pernik-Radomir-Gyueshevo-border with Republic of Macedonia railway line"

 "Technical assisstance for preparation of project "Modernization of Sofia-Pernik-Radomir-Gyueshevo-border with Republic of Macedonia railway line"

: 31 311 537.68 BGN

This project is for technical assistance for the preparation of a project for the railway line Sofia - Pernik - Radomir - Gueshevo - border with the Republic of Macedonia, which is part of Orient/East Mediterranean Corridor (Orient /East Med Corridor) of the Core Network Corridors. The investment project "Modernization of the railway line Sofia - Pernik-Radomir- Gyueshevo border with the Republic of Macedonia" envisages construction of a railroad that serves the population, domestic and international freight traffic. The project will ensure the interoperability of infrastructure, equipment, management systems, operation and safety, as well as connectivity with European rail networks through the application of uniform standards. The modernization of the railway line Sofia - Pernik - Radomir - Gyueshevo border with the Republic of Macedonia will provide the necessary capacity, will allow the provision of railway services in accordance with requirements Trans-European transport network and will allow attracting more international cargo and development of passenger transport by rail.

Railway line Sofia - Pernik - Radomir - Gueshevo - border with the Republic of Macedonia has a total length of 139 km as follows:

- Railway section Sofia - Pernik - Radomir - about 48.6 km. 

The section Sofia - Dragichevo - Pernik - Radomir has a total length of 48.6 km, single track railway line (only in areas Sofia Sugar Factory and Batanovtsi - Radomir is double), standard railway gauge 1435 mm, electrified. The design speed varies from 70 to 100 km / h, with some restrictions from 40 to 75 km / h and maximum admissible load D4. In the area there are 12 bridges with a total length of 251 m and 6 level crossing. Traffic management is implemented via semi-automatic lock without passage signals between stations.