AŽD has concluded a contract with the Greek construction company TERNA SA for the supply of signalling systems for the project “Modernization of the railway line Sofia – Dragoman – Serbian border, section Volujak – Dragoman” announced on the basis of a public tender by State National Company in Bulgaria. The value of the contract is 31.7 million BGN (approx. 16,6 million EUR). This is the second contract in Bulgaria for the Czech company AŽD in a short time.
The implementation of the project is planned for 3,5 years. AŽD is involved in the project as a supplier of the ESA-44 station interlocking system for five railway stations (Dragoman, Aldomirovtsi, Slivnitsa, Petarch, Kostinbrod), 96 electromechanical point machines of EP-600 type, 146 LED signals, axle counters, power supply, cabling and other outdoor elements.
„This contract is important for AŽD, because it considers signalling a prestigious backbone corridor leading from Sofia to the border with Serbia. We are ready again to prove the high quality of Czech technologies and the flexibility of our employees. We are keen on other interesting projects in Bulgaria,“ says Zdeněk Chrdle, CEO of AŽD.