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Sofia – Istanbul rail link set to return as reconstruction on Turkish side completed

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Sofia – Istanbul rail link set to return as reconstruction on Turkish side completed

  The railway link between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and Turkey’s largest city Istanbul is set to return after the completion of reconstruction on the Turkish side, some months after Bulgaria completed the upgrade of the section between Plovdiv and the Kapikule border point. Turkey began its upgrade of the 292km section of railway line in […]

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TRAINOSE sold to Italian railway operator for EUR 45 mln

By   /  14/07/2016  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on TRAINOSE sold to Italian railway operator for EUR 45 mln

Athens, July 14, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Zacharias Petrou The Hellenic Asset Development Fund announced Thursday that it has accepted a 45 million euro binding bid by the Italian Railways for Greece’s TRAINOSE railway company amid protests by striking rail workers who oppose the deal. Board of Directors unsealed the binding financial offer […]

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FYROM with capital projects for infrastructure

By   /  05/09/2014  /  Business, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Business  /  Comments Off on FYROM with capital projects for infrastructure

IBNA Special Report Skopje, September 5, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Government authorities in FYR Macedonia say that the country is a leader in Western Balkan as far as capital infrastructural projects are concerned. According to government estimates, the investment for the construction of the infrastructural network and the completion of the main […]

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Railway line between Skopje and Thessaloniki opens again

By   /  21/05/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Railway line between Skopje and Thessaloniki opens again

Skopje, May 21, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Railway passenger line from Skopje to Athens and vice versa has opened again after three years. But very few passengers have bought tickets in the first days since the reopening of the line. Natasha Dionisieva, head of passenger transport at “Macedonian Railway” says that the […]

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Turkey wants to re-establish railway connection with Armenia and Azerbaijan

By   /  08/11/2013  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey wants to re-establish railway connection with Armenia and Azerbaijan

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Turkey is likely to reopen the long-closed railway link between Kars and Armenia if Yerevan and Baku make progress in solving the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, diplomatic sources have said. Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev will visit Turkey on Nov. 12, during which “creative ideas” to create peace and stability in […]

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8 companies to participate in the tender for the railway linking FYROM to Bulgaria

By   /  04/10/2013  /  AL Business, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Business  /  Comments Off on 8 companies to participate in the tender for the railway linking FYROM to Bulgaria

Skopje, October 4, 2013 8 companies have handed in their bids for the construction and renovation of railway linking Kumanovo to Bellakovs, 30 km long. For the realization of this project the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has allocated 45.5 million Euros for this project. Amongst these compared there are two companies from Greece […]

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