Modernization of Rakovica – Resnik railway section

Matea Uhlik Vidović, 20.09.2016.
Serbia launches tender for reconstruction of 7.4 km railway section. Joint Stock Company for Public Railway Infrastructure Management ‘Železnice Srbije’ JSC on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the EBRD towards the cost of Rehabilitation by General Overhaul of the Junction “G” – Rakovica – Resnik railway section on the Belgrade – Mladenovac – Nis – Presevo – State Border railway line. This section is part of the Corridor X stretching in Serbia, links Belgrade with the country’s southern border.

Fig. 1 Corridor X through Serbia

‘Železnice Srbije’ now invites tenders for the correspondent works contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan. The tender deadline is on 31st of October 2016 and is open to firms and Joint Ventures from any country and the time for completion is 351 days. For the modernization of the Belgrade-Rakovica-Resnik about 15 and a half million euros will be invested. At the initiative of the municipality, overpass or underpass in Resnik will be built as well as over nine tracks in a railway station. The project will require the procurement of civil works including substructure, hydro technical works, track works, level crossings, and railway station structures as well as electrical works including signaling and telecommunication facilities, overhead contact line and electrical traction substation.