Preparation for construction of second track, upgrade and modernisation on railway line section Škrljevo – Rijeka – Jurdani
Design of project and other documentation for the construction of second track, upgrade and modernization on the railway line section Škrljevo – Rijeka – Jurdani involves preparation of the preliminary and main designs and other documentation, which are required for the issuance of location and building permits, preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Feasibility Study (FS) and Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA), necessary for the implementation of the project (works) of
- the second track construction of the railway line section Škrljevo – Rijeka – Jurdani,
- modernization and renewal of the railway line section Škrljevo – Rijeka – Jurdani,
- including the reconstruction of the station Šapjane and stop Permani,
- as well as the reconstruction of the signalling and interlocking equipment on the Jurdani – Šapjane section.
Based on the prepared technical documentation, the documentation required to start the public procurement procedure and for contracting of works and supervision service for the purpose of modernization of this section will be provided. This will create a basis for the application of works and for the continuation of the implementation of the strategic goal of the Republic of Croatia, aimed at modernization of the part of the Mediterranean corridor which will help eliminate the existing so-called bottleneck in the area of the City of Rijeka, and in this manner enable further development of the existing capacities of the Port of Rijeka, the core seaport in the European union, in accordance with the Annex I of the Regulation 1315/2013, and help establish the quality suburban and urban transport.
The agreement was signed on 23 November 2015 between the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), based on the authorizations provided by the EC, and HŽ Infrastruktura.
The largest grant amount as established in the agreement is € 8.5 million (under CEF, Connecting Europe Facility), which represents 85 % of the eligible costs of the project, which amount to € 10 million. The eligible costs of the project involve the costs of the design of the technical documentation, project management costs and a part of the land acquisition costs.
The contract on the preparation of the design of project and other documentation for the construction of second track, upgrade and modernization on the railway line section Škrljevo – Rijeka – Jurdani was signed on 14 December 2016 by HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o. and the consortium composed of IGH d.d. and Granova d.o.o. The total value of the design contract is HRK 33,777,000.
The Economic feasibility study, economic and financial analysis, Environmental impact study were prepared, and the Decision on the environmental impact of the project was obtained. The location permit was also obtained, the preliminary design was prepared, while main design preparation is in progress.
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