THESSALONIKI METRO – The tender procedure for the extension to Kalamaria is in full swing

Further to the approval of the funding for the Project entitled “Design, construction and commissioning of Thessaloniki Metro extension to Kalamaria, RFP194/09” and the preliminary approval of the Tender Documents by the Administration Authority ΕP/PΕΡΑΑ, the ATTIKO METRO S.A. BoD resolved yesterday to approve the documents for stage B’ of the above tender procedure, which will be handed in the immediate future to the following four (4) bidders:

  • ΑΚΤOR ΑΤE
  • Joint Venture“ΑΕGΕΚ KATASKEVASTIKI – IMPREGILO – SELI – ANSALDO STS”
  • Joint Venture “ΤΕRΝΑ Α.Ε. – ALPINE BAU GMBH – FCC CONSTRUCCION S.A.”
  • Joint Venture “J&P – ΑVAX S.A. – GHELLA S.P.A. – ALSTOM TRANSPORT S.A”

According to ATTIKO METRO S.A. estimates, the works for the construction of the first extension of Thessaloniki Metro to Kalamaria are to commence in summer 2012. This Project shall signal a major step forward in the development of a fixed route transport mode which shall serve the entire urban web of the city of Thessaloniki.

Kalamaria extension shall be 4.8 km long, with five (5) stations, five (5) ventilation shafts, two (2) single track tunnels and its estimated daily ridership shall be approximately 65000 passengers. The project’s budget rises to 522 million Euros.

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