HŽ Infrastruktura, the public administrator of the railway network in Croatia, has awarded COMSA a contract to build a new suburban railway line for mixed traffic between the towns of Gradec and Sveti Ivan Zabno, 40 kilometres from the capital, Zagreb. This is the company’s first project in the country.
The contract includes construction of the infrastructure and superstructure of the line, 12.2 kilometres in length, and the building of various crossings (level crossings, overpasses and underpasses), viaducts and three stops. COMSA will also be rebuilding the stations of Sveti Ivan Zabno and Gradec and will construct new access roads and connections and 9 kilometres of forest roads. The works also include the construction of a car park and the safety installations, interlocking and telecommunications. The project is valued at 25.6 million euros, has an implementation period of 26 months, and will be carried out jointly with the German company Wiebe.
The signing of the contract took place last week at an event which included the attendance of the following people: (from left to right in the photo) Željko Kopcic and Ivan Vukovic, members of the board of HŽ Infrastruktura; Drago Goic, deputy director of SGS Adriatica d.o.o.; Branko Grcic, Minister of Regional Development and European Funds; Renata Suša, president of HŽ Infrastruktura; Zoran Milanovic, president of the Government of the Republic of Croatia; Thomas Dittman, head of the International Construction department at Wiebe; Siniša Hajdaš Doncic, Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure; and José Miarnau, CEO of COMSA Corporación.