Employer: National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC), Bulgaria
Period: July 2014 - present time

Project goals:

Development of the railway infrastructure in compliance with the European standards and transport policy. Optimization of the existing infrastructure related to the railway network safety. Improving the operational railway process.

Scope of the project:

Transgeo Ltd. participated in the development of the project as a leading partner in the consortium "Trakia Consult" and has performed overall management and administration of the contract.
The contract is completed in 3 stages, carried out in full volume according to the requirements of the Employer’s technical specification.
The scope of the contract includes the following projects and individual lots:
  Project 1 – „Development of railway junction Plovdiv”;  Project 2 – „Preparation for construction of sections on the railway line Plovdiv - Burgas“, including activities on the following lots:
  • Lot 1 – Construction of fiber optic cable along the railway line Plovdiv - Burgas;
  • Lot 2 – Removal of level crossings and construction of overpasses / underpasses for the railway station Plovdiv - Burgas;
  • Lot 3 – Constructing of signaling systems along Plovdiv - Burgas railway line (ETCS level 1, version 2.3.0d);
  • Lot 4 –Rehabilitation of the railway section Skutare - Orizovo;
  • Lot 5 – Modernization of railway section Orizovo – Mihaylovo;
  • Lot 6 – Modernization of railway section Yambol – Zimnitsa at Zavoy Station;
  • Lot 7 – Reconstruction of switch layout at the Zimnitsa station;
  • Lot 8 – Rehabilitation of catenary network в intersection Zimnitsa – Tserkovski, incl. station Straldzha;
  • Lot 9 – Rehabilitation of railway section Straldzha – Tserkovski;
  • Lot 10 – Repair of buildings and structures within the Karnobat station complex;
  • Lot 11– Establishment of protective forest belt in the intersection Chernograd - Aytos;
  • Lot 12 – Implementation of interlocking systems in the section Karnobat – Burgas;

  • Construction of signaling systems – 18 pcs. routing computer centralization, dispatching centralization and train control system - ETCS level 1;
  • Construction of an optical cable network and telecommunication systems in the Plovdiv - Burgas section;
  • Design of overpasses / underpasses for non – conflict safety crossings of the railway infrastructure along the railway line Plovdiv-Burgas;
  • Modernization of the existing infrastructure for railway sections: railway junction Plovdiv, railway line Skutare - Orizovo;
  • Doubling of the line and increasing of the design speed (up to 160 km/h) for the railway sections Orisovo - Mihaylovo and Yambol - Zimnitsa at Zavoi railway station;
  • Reconstruction of switch layout at the Zimnitsa station;
  • Repair of buildings and structures in Karnobat Station Complex;