Official title of the project

Modernization of Railways

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
The preparation of project documentation referring to the upgrade and modernization of the railway line between Novi Sad–Subotica-Hungarian Border and project documentation for the railway bypass Nis.
Website
Region / City
Cities
Novi Sad, Subotica, Nis
Total budget of programme / project

8,300,000.00 €

Implementation period
2013. Jun - 2015. Jun
Expected results
  1. Project documentation for modernisation of the railway line Novi Sad–Subotica-Hungarian Border in accordance with European Technical Specification for Interoperability (TSI), AGC, AGTC and the SEECP Agreement.
  2. Project documentation for construction of the single track line railway bypass around Niš prepared in accordance with European Technical Specification for Interoperability (TSI), AGC, AGTC and the SEECP Agreement.
  3. Tender documentation developed in accordance with EU PRAG or IFI requirements and Yellow Book FIDIC conditions of contract, ready for public procurement process
  4. Major project financing application (following EU requirements and/or IFI's requirements)
Beneficiary

Main Beneficiary: Ministry of Transport

Final Beneficiary: JSC "Serbian Railways"

Target Groups

Ministry of Transport, Sector for Rail and intermodal transport

Ministry of Energy, Development and Environment

Ministry of Finance

Serbian European Integration Office (SEIO)

City of Nis

JSC &l

Summary of the project

The Consultants develop the Feasibility Study, Environmental Impact Assessment, Preliminary Design, Cost/Benefit analysis, prepare the tender dossiers for the following main design/construction phases and prepare all necessary documents in order to submit a major project request for financial support.

 

  1. Serbia needs to urgently modernize its railway infrastructure
  2. to make railway transport in Serbia more efficient, more effective, more global, safer and cleaner for the citizens
  3. Reducing the amount of trains passing through the City of Nis by 80% (no more freight trains passing the city center), resulting in less accidents and more efficient and environmentally friendly railway networks

Programme/Project objectives

  1. Completion, modernisation and sustainable development of the Serbian railway transport system within the Pan-European Corridors X
  2. Reconstruction and modernisation of the existing single track railway line between Stara Pazova, Novi Sad, Subotica and the border with Hungary
  3. Construction of a railway bypass around Niš, which would decouple the railway from the roads in the city.

More details on project
  1. Service Contract

Name: Project documentation for modernisation of the railway line Novi Sad–Subotica-Hungarian Border

Budget: 6,800,000.00 €

Brief summary of the project:

The Consultant develops the Feasibility Study, Environmental Impact Assessment, Preliminary Design, Cost/Benefit analysis, prepare the tender dossiers for the following main design/construction phases and prepare all necessary documents in order to submit a major project request for financial support.

3,950,000.00 €

Name of implementing partner and contact details of person responsible

JSC "Železnice Srbije"

Mr Marko Jeremić

Email: marko.jeremic@srbrail.rs

Phone: +381 11 361 84 63

Louis Berger - Regional Office for Western Balkans

Mr Daniel SERAFIMOVSKI

Email: dserafimovski@louisberger.com

Phone: + 381 11 33 42 709

 

2. Service Contract

Name: Project documentation for railway bypass Nis

Budget: 1,500,000.00

Brief summary of the project:

The Consultant shall develop the Pre-feasibility Study, General Design, Feasibility Study, Preliminary Design, Environmental Impact Assessment, Cost/Benefit analysis, prepare the tender dossiers for the following main design/construction phases (for the works and the supervision services), and prepare all necessary documents in order to submit a major project application for financial support for the investment realization of the project.

942,695.00 €

 Name of implementing partner and contact details of person responsible

JSC "Železnice Srbije"

Mr Momcilo Tunic

Email: momcilo.tunic@srbrail.rs

Phone: +381 11 361 84 63

COWI d.o.o.

Mr Danijel Vuckovic

Email: Nisbypass@cowi.rs

Phone: + 381 11 38 35 040