Romania will have 250 km of line equipped with ETCS Level 2

CFR SA has launched the tender for the execution of signalling equipments ERTMS, GSM-R, interlocking and Simeria Operating Control Centre, works included in the projects for the rehabilitation of Simeria-Braşov line, sections Coşlariu-Simeria and Coşlariu-Sighişoara.

The contract is estimated at RON 530.4 Million (EUR 120.3 Million), the finalization deadline being set 64 months after the contract assignment. The project is financed through a non-reimbursable contribution from the European Commission (85%) and from the state budget (15%).

Also, bidders will have to supply a multiple-unit equipped with ETCS Level 2 for making necessary tests. The vehicle has to be in exploitation at the deadline of submitting offers

As regards the attribution criteria, the price of the offer weighs 80%, while the technical proposal 20%.
Offers will be submitted by June 26, 2012 and opened in the same day.

After the three projects are completed (modernisation of railways Frontieră-Curtici-Arad Km 614, Sighișoara – Simeria and the implementation of the pilot project on equipping the line section Chitila – Crivina with ETCS L2), Romania will have 250 km of line equipped with ETCS Level 2.


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