New railway line is underway and will connect Greece with Albania

New railway line is underway and will connect Greece with Albania

The construction of a new railway line with a total length of about 130 km is underway and will connect Greece with Albania. The Official Journal of the European Union published the Statement of Open Procedure for the Service Contract for the implementation of the evaluation and selection of investments within the project entitled “Initiative to improve cross-border transport through the railway link between Krystalopigi and Pogradec” with the acronym ‘Railway CB’.

This project is part of the project “CB RAILWAY” which aims to develop a joint strategic investment plan for the connection of Greece and Albania, through a new railway line west from Krystallopigi to Pogradec and southeast to Airport K , with a total length of about 130 km. ERGA OSE SA, the Hellenic Railways Organization SA participates in the corporate scheme of this project. (OSE) and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy of Albania.

President and CEO of ERGOSE Mr. Christos Vinis said: “The project is going to connect Greece with the Balkans and  Europe railway. This is another crucial step towards achieving the national goal of turning Greece into a regional ‘hub’ for the logistics and transport sector in the wider region.”/ibna