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Rail modernisation approved

THE CABINET approved a project for railway track modernisation between the towns of Piešťany and Nové Mesto nad Váhom in western Slovakia that will cost a total of Sk5.1 billion (€128 million).

According to the Pravda daily, the work should start this year and the project should be completed by 2007. The EU will finance as much as 85 percent of the project’s costs.

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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