User: Port of Rijeka Authority and railway company HŽ Infrastruktura d.o.o.

Location of project implementation: Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Start of implementation: November 18th 2016

Fund: CEF – Connecting Europe Facility

Program: Regional competitiveness

Value of the project: EUR 31,600,000.00

Grant amount: EUR 26,800,000.00

Description of the project:

Works on the reconstruction of the cargo part of the railway station Rijeka and construction of an intermodal terminal at the Zagreb Deep Sea container terminal will be carried out in three stages:

1. Reconstruction of the cargo section of the railway station Rijeka that includes the reconstruction and extension of 12 tracks and drainage, cable drainage and installation of telecommunication cables, power and lighting cables as well as works on the contact grid and works on the lower structure in order to improve bearing capacity and drainage of the foundation (investor: railway company HŽ Infrastruktura).

2. Construction of rail systems connections and construction of cable sewerage on the connections of reconstructed railway freight train terminals and terminals on the existing condition (investor: Port of Rijeka Authority).

3. Construction of four 400 m long tracks on the new part of the Zagreb terminal and two tracks for portal cranes (investor: Port of Rijeka Authority).

The works will reach the objectives of the project by removing the bottleneck and adapting the railway infrastructure at the Rijeka train station and constructing an intermodal terminal at the new Zagreb Deep Sea container terminal, which will enable the improvement of the port of Rijeka intermodal infrastructure, the relocation of transport by modal shift from the road to the railway and the accomplishment of a more quality transport connection of the port of Rijeka with the Core Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T)

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