“an intermodal hub connecting the Black Sea to Europe”

TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO THE INTERMODAL TERMINAL OF PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

Location

Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

Implementation period

2009 – 2011

Value of works

estimated value approximately 13 Mln €

Client

NRIC (Bulgarian national railway company)

Services provided

Traffic analysis and demand forecast
Assessment of various alternative solutions for the construction of the Intermodal Terminal
Financial analysis
Economic and cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
Elaboration of a strategy (based on FIDIC and Bulgarian legislation) to build the Intermodal Terminal of Plovdiv

Description

The study is part of the “Construction of the Intermodal Terminal in the Central development Region of Southern Bulgaria – Plovdiv” project, aimed at optimizing intermodal transport conditions in the south-east region of the EU. The objective of the project is to guarantee a better quality of goods transportation services merci and to supply a low cost / high load transportation service from the Black Sea and Turkey towards the rest of the EU.

The project complies with the EU recommendations on the expansion of ten main transportation axes of the TEN network towards EU neighboring countries and regions.

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