The group will construct a 153 km part of the brand new "Orient Specific" route between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria. Salini Impregilo will lead with a 50.01% stake in a three way partnership with the Turkish builder Kolin Inşaat Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret
The mission, lasting 4 years, receives funding from the European Union by way of the European Funding Financial institution. The road might be a part of the East / East-Med hall of the trans-European transport community (TEN-T), which connects the EU member nations.
The mission, overseen by the Common Directorate of Turkish State Railways, will scale back journey instances, improve security and contribute to the event of the area.
The contract will join the Halkali and Kapikule stations with a twin lane that can exchange the present single lane. The work contains electrification, signage and different ancillary civil works associated to this part of the road. Trains will be capable to journey at speeds of as much as 200 km / h. The contract additionally ensures the instant availability of machines to maneuver 80 million cubic meters of land.