Implementation period: 04.2010-12.2010
The renewal and reconstruction of Plovdiv – Mihailovo railway section is essential for the completion of the rehabilitation of Plovdiv – Burgas railway line. Plovdiv-Mihailovo railway section is part of the VIII railway line Plovdiv-Burgas, which is part of the TlNA network (according to the Ordinance on the categorisation of railway lines in the Republic of Bulgaria included in the railway infrastructure and the closure of individual lines or parts of lines (prom. State Gazette No 112 of 2001) it has the status of a high speed rail) and is a link between the Pan-European Corridors IV and VIII.
The implementation of the project covers the preparation of a technical design, a strategy for phased implementation and other activities divided into two lots:
Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Skutare-Orizovo railway section with a total length of about 27 km.
Lot 2: Rehabilitation of the energy facilities in Plovdiv-Orizovo section with a total length of about 44 km.
The project also contributed to the implementation of the following international agreements and initiatives:
Trans-European Networks (TEN);
European Agreement on Main International Railway Lines (АGС);
European Agreement on Important International Combined Transport Lines (AGTC);
Trans-European Railway (ТЕR).
Memoranda on European transport corridors Nos V, VIII, IХ, Х.