Skanska will Build a Rail Tunnel in Slovakia

Skanska will Build a Rail Tunnel in Slovakia
September 30, 2009 12:25 pm

The Slovakian Rail Administration has awarded a €52.8m (SEK540m) contract to Swedish firm Skanska to construct a rail tunnel.
The tunnel is part of an approximate €1.3bn rail expansion project for a 17.7km section of the Nove Mesto-Zlatovce rail line in Western Slovakia. The 1,800m tunnel will be designed to accommodate double tracks for high-speed trains.

Work will begin shortly and finish in April 2013. The total rail expansion will be carried out by a consortium of Skanska and Czech and Slovakian companies, with Skanska holding a 20% share valued at €264m in the project. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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