Macedonia – construction of new railway line

Sanela Kovačević, 25.11.2016.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBR) has extended a sovereign loan to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in a total amount of EUR 145 million for the construction of a new rail line as well as the reconstruction of existing sections.
This project will support the rehabilitation and new construction of the second section which extends from Beljkavce station at the northern end to the vicinity of the city of Kriva Palanka, with a length of approximately 34 km.
The envisaged works include the execution and completion of earthworks and drainage - the construction of 12 bridges and finalization of the works on 14 bridges which are partially constructed and the construction of 15 tunnels currently at the various stages of completion.

Fig. 1 Macedonian Railway

Consultant needed
EBRD plans to engage a consultant to monitor the implementation of this project, and the assignment is expected to start in Q4 2016/Q1 2017. The estimation of duration for this assignment is 48 months with the estimated cost of estimated cost is 150 000 EUR.

Invitation for expression of interest is issued by EBRD on November 23 - to interested firms and groups of firms.

Source: EBRD