Evangelismos - Leptokarya

Projects / THESSALY - CENTRAL GREECE /   30.03.2016

The project involves the construction of a new double railway line, approximately 35 km long, in the section from  Evangelismos RS to  Leptokarya RS, with signalling, telecommanding, telecommunications and electrification.


 In greater detail, the project includes:


  • infrastructure works for the new railway line
  • superstructure works all along the new railway line, with the application of slabtrack, for the first time in Greece, in the Tempi area
  • installation of a modern ΕΤCS level I signalling and telecommunications system
  • installation of electrification
  • execution of the necessary land acquisitions




Project Stage:




Cohesion Fund 1994 – 1999 and 2000-2006


Project Cost:

470 mil. Euros



Construction start: 1996

Project completion: Commissioned with signalling in 2004 and with electrification in 2011


Technical Characteristics:

Section length: 35 km

Design speed: 200 kph

Tunnels: 2 tunnels with a total length of approximately 8,300 m

Cut & Cover: 4 Cut & Cover, with a total length of approximately 1,000 m

Railway Bridges: 21

Grade separated crossings: 13 long ones and many shorter ones

Stations/stops: 3 Railway Stations (Rapsani, Ν. Poroi and Leptokarya) and 1 stop (Evangelismos).