4 Billion Levs are Needed for all Strategic Railway Projects in Bulgaria
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
The necessary budget for the realization of all strategic railway projects in Bulgaria after 2021 is 4 billion levs. This was announced by the Minister of Transport Rosen Zhelyazkov during a working breakfast with representatives of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Austrian Commercial Representation in Bulgaria.
This includes the railway connections with Serbia and Northern Macedonia, Vidin - Medkovets, Karnobat - Sindel, the introduction of a European train management system in several parts of the country, as well as the development of the Varna railway junction and that of Gorna Oryahovitsa.
"As an EU member state, we are pursuing a clear policy in line with European priorities, aiming to achieve optimal integration of transport networks in the European Union," said Rosen Zhelyazkov.
By 2030, the projects on the core TEN-T network must be completed and by 2050 all projects of the comprehensive network, Jelyazkov said.