Strabag modernising railway line in the north of the Czech Republic
Strabag Rail a.s., a subsidiary of the publicly listed construction group Strabag SE, has been awarded the contract to modernise an approximately 12 km railway section between Oldřichov u Duchcova and Bílina in the north of the Czech Republic. The contract has a total value of CZK 1.91 billion (~ € 74 million). The construction works are scheduled for completion in the spring of 2021.
The contract was awarded to a consortium consisting of Strabag Rail a.s., OHL ŽS, a.s. and Monzas, spol. s r.o. The share attributable to consortium leader Strabag Rail a.s. amounts to 73 %.
The modernisation works are designed to increase the maximum possible speed and safety on the line. The works involve the relocation of station platforms, the upgrading of communications and safety systems along with the associated equipment, and the establishment of barrier-free access to the modernised stops and stations.
Strabag SE is a European-based technology partner for construction services, a leader in innovation and financial strength. The Strabag Group has been present in the Czech Republic since 1991. The company employs approx. 3,700 people and generates about € 700 million in the country.
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