Sofia-Plovdiv Railway Stretch to Be Reconstructed

Business | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:21| Views: 6599 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Sofia-Plovdiv Railway Stretch to Be Reconstructed Photo by BGNES

The railroad connecting Bulgaria's capital Sofia and the second-largest city Plovdiv will enable trains to travel at 160 km/h, a national daily reports.

Milcho Lambrev, who heads the National Railway Infrastructure Company, also told Monitor that tracks between Sofia and the towns of Septemvri and Dragoman are also to undergo repairs.

About BGN 700 M have been set aside for the planned works, but reconstruction projects are yet to be drafted and the process is likely to take seven or eight years, Lambrev believes.

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