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    Reference: 20080467
    Release date: 20 July 2010

    Promoter – Financial Intermediary

    Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic;
    Managing Authority of the Operational Programme of Transport in the Czech Republic

    Location

    Description

    The project consists of the rehabilitation and electrification of the 23.76 km long, single track, railway line Letohrad - Lichkov - State border (Poland) on the TEN-T line Usti n.Orl. - Wroclaw (Poland) in the north-eastern part of Pardubický kraj Region. The project includes also the modernisation of telecommunication and signalling equipment.

    Objectives

    The line is located on the TEN-T network and its electrification and modernisation contributes to the objectives set out by Decision No 1692/96/EC on Community guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network, and also to the increase of the permitted axle loads, the line speed up to 75-90 km/h and the elimination of local speed restrictions.

    Sector(s)

    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)

    Up to CZK 515 million.

    Total cost (Approximate amount)

    CZK 1 726 million.

    Environmental aspects

    The project crosses 2 NATURA 2000 sites. It therefore falls in Annex II of Directive 97/11/EC as amended by Directive 2003/35/EC and an EIA has been carried out by the promoter. All procedural rules, transposed into Law of the Czech Republic (Act 100/2001 Coll.), have been respected.

    Procurement

    EU procurement directives (2004/17/EC, 2004/18/EC) as transposed into the Czech legislation by the Act No. 137/2006 Coll have been followed.

    Status

    Under appraisal - 20/07/2010

    Related tags

    Czech Republic Transport