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    Albanian railway modernisation technical support contract awarded

    2020-02-14T09:04:00Z

    ALBANIA: National railway HSH has awarded a consortium of Spanish companies Ardanuy Ingeniería and Metrotenerife and their local partner SIM a four-year contract to support the tendering and management of a contract covering the upgrading of the 345 km line between the Tiranë Public Transport Terminal and ...

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    Tiranë airport rail link tenders invited

    2019-11-05T06:00:00Z

    ALBANIA: Prequalified bidders have been invited to tender for a contract to modernise the existing 34·5 km railway between Durrës and the Tiranë Public Transport Terminal and construct a 5 km link to the international airport at Rinas. Both routes should be equipped with ETCS Level 1, ...

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    Albania southern rail link proposed

    2018-11-27T13:53:58Z

    EUROPE: Proposals to develop a 130 km rail link between southern Albania and northern Greece have been unveiled as part of the EU-funded Interreg IPA Cross-Border Co-operation Programme ‘Greece-Albania 2014-2020’. Under the CB Railway project launched in the Greek town of Kastoria on November 19, funding is being provided for ...

  • Companies have been invited to prequalify for a contract to rehabilitate the Durrës – Tiranë railway and construct a branch to serve Tiranë  International Airport.
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    Tiranë airport rail link tendering

    2018-05-10T09:19:00Z

    ALBANIA: Companies have been invited to prequalify for a contract to rehabilitate the Durrës – Tiranë railway and construct a branch to serve Tiranë International Airport. National railway HSH is to fund the project using a €36·9m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development and up to ...

  • Two coaches and a T669 diesel locomotive have been modernised.
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    Trains return to outskirts of Tiranë

    2015-06-02T05:00:00Z

    ALBANIA: A revived passenger service between Durrës and a modernised station at Kashar, 7·6 km from central Tiranë, were inaugurated by parliamentary Speaker Ilir Meta and Minister of Transport & Infrastructure Edmond Haxhinasto on May 26. Two coaches and a T669 diesel locomotive have been modernised for the service of ...

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    Tiranë tram plans

    2013-09-24T06:00:00Z

    ALBANIA: Provision for the construction of the first of two proposed tram lines is to be made during the construction of the Tiranë Public Transport Terminal, a rail, bus, minibus and taxi interchange to be developed in the northwest of the capital. TPTT is to replace the current city centre ...