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RZD International and Italferr Signed Contract for Cooperation on Integrated Control Center Creation in Serbia
RZD International signed a contract for advisory services with the Italian company Italferr during the 3rd meeting of the Russian-Italian Working Party on Transport.

Italferr will carry out technical inspection of the detailed design of the Stara Pazova – Novi Sad railway section reconstruction and design and construction of the Integrated Traffic Control Center Creation projects to verify its compliance with interoperability law. It will also prepare, review or adjust technical specifications of the materials and equipment for the following works, provide for construction supervision during the works, including monitoring of pre-commissioning activities upon the completion of works.

Director General of RZD International Sergey Pavlov: "Our Company has a long history of successful cooperation with the European partners in implementation of the large infrastructure projects. And this joint work must be the first step towards Russian Railways traffic control technologies transfer to the foreign market".

Background:

RZD International has been carrying out modernization and construction of the Serbian railways since 2014. The Company has already completed reconstruction of the Belgrade – Pancevo and Resnik – Valjevo sections within the framework of the Pan-European Transport Corridor X development project and carried out construction of railway tracks on the Jejelev bridge. Also, 27 Russian-made Diesel Multiple Unit trains (DMU) were delivered to Serbia.

Now RZD International is constructing unique to Serbia facilities – the viaduct in the floodplain of the Danube river and the Chortanovci tunnel, – and reconstructing the Stara Pazova – Novi Sad section for the train speed of 200 km/h.

Along with that, in January 2019, RZD International LLC and JSC Serbian Railways Infrastructure signed a contract, which includes the Integrated Traffic Control Center creation in the Republic of Serbia. The Document also stipulates construction works and procurement of materials in terms of the second stage of reconstruction, modernization and construction of the double-track railway for the speed of 200 km/h of the 40,44 km long Stara Pazova – Novi Sad section of the Belgrade – Budapest railway line. Besides, in compliance with another article of the document RZD International will draft a project of reconstruction and modernization of the 210 km long railway line connecting Valjevo – Vrbnica – frontier with Montenegro, aiming at its further implementation.

Date of publication: 12.04.2019

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