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Priority Axe I

8 April 2013 A+AA-


Objective of the priority axe - building and development of the key railway infrastructure connections that are on a national, trans-border and European importance, as well as improvement of the operative compatibility of the main railway arteries.

Anticipated investment: 580 million Euro.

All activities are co-financed from the Cohesion Fund of EU.

Beneficiary - National Railway Infrastructure Company

Main activities:

  • Construction, rehabilitation, modernization and electrification of the railway lines and sections in the frame of the trans-European transport axes and their adjacent infrastructure on a national, trans-border and European importance.

The improvement of the railway infrastructure will focus on achieving the quality standards of the EU and providing interaction through planned investments, in particular:

  • Increasing the infrastructure productivity;
  • Decreasing the costs (accordingly decreasing the taxes for using the infrastructure)
  • Decreasing the time, required for crossing the borders;
  • Improving the attractiveness of the railway stations;
  • Implementation of a suitable infrastructure and conditions for mixed transport for the freight transport;
  • Supporting high quality standard for safety of the railway network.

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