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Seven bidders compete in Bratislava railway interconnector tender

Seven companies or consortiums have shown interest in the first phase of works within a project of interconnecting railway corridors in Bratislava, the SITA newswire wrote on July 23.

Seven companies or consortiums have shown interest in the first phase of works within a project of interconnecting railway corridors in Bratislava, the SITA newswire wrote on July 23.

The national railway network operator Železnice Slovenskej Republiky (ŽSR) received bids from the ZIPP company and consortiums comprising the firms Skanska SK-Skanska, Hochtief-Alpine-Váhostav SK, OHL ZS-TUBAU-ELZA, TSS Grade-BOGL-KRYSL, Doprastav-Subterra and Eurovia CS-Eurovia SK-Stavby mostov Slovakia. The tender is for construction of a new railway track between the Bratislava-Predmestie and Bratislava-Filiálka stations and a brand-new train station near Trnavské Mýto.

According to unofficial information, the consortium of Doprastav-Subterra tabled the cheapest bid at €269.6 million, without VAT. The railway company received the most expensive bid from the consortium Eurovia CS-Eurovia SK-Stavby mostov Slovakia: €358 million, without VAT.

The ZIPP company bid €293 million; the consortium OHL ZS-TUBAU-ELZA €316 million, the consortium Skanska SK-Skanska for €321.5 million, the consortium Hochtief-Alpine-Váhostav SK €322 million; and the consortium TSS Grade-BOGL-KRYSL €354.6 million.

The cost estimated by ŽSR for the fist phase of works in interconnecting railway corridors in Bratislava was €424 million. ŽSR announced the competition in February.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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