The project involves the construction of infrastructure for the new 10,5 km double-track railway line in the section Psathopyrgos – Patras (Bozaitika area) of the Athens – Patras railway.
In more detail, the project involves the following:
- Infrastructure works
Installation of the trackbed of the new railway line, approx. 10,5 km long, as well as construction of engineering structures, the most important of which are: 2 Cover & Cuts, one in Ag. Vassileios area, 625,97 m long, and one in Rio area, 392,20 m long; 9 Railway Bridges and approx. 33 Overpasses of the intersecting road network, and 3 Road Bridges for the side road network.
- Side trackworks
Side road construction – hydraulics, restoration of affected Utility networks, archaeological research in areas where antiquities have been located etc.
- Land acquisition
Conclusion of expropriations of properties required for the construction of the new line, including adjacent buildings or structures in the Psathopyrgos – Patras (Bozaitika) section.
Project status: The project is at the awarding stage.
Funding: The project has been proposed for funding under the Connecting Europe Facility-CEF 2014-2020
Cost estimate: 130 mil. €