Polikastro - Eidomeni

Projects / MACEDONIA - THRACE /   06.09.2017

The project includes the construction of a new line (deviation) in the section Polykastro-Eidomeni, approximately 21 km long, of the Thessaloniki-Eidomeni line, with signalling, telecommunications and electrification.

 In greater detail, the project includes:

  • execution of the necessary land acquisitions
  • infrastructure for a double railway line, standard gauge
  • superstructure for a single line at the present stage
  • installation of a modern telecommunications and signalling ΕΤCS level I system in the greater section Thessaloniki-Polykastro-Eidomeni, with a total length of 80 km
  • installation of electrification
  • Construction of the new Polykastro Railway Station and the railway stop Mikro Dassos, as well as upgrading of the exiting Eidomeni RS




Operational Program (OP) “Railways, Airports, Urban Transportation” 2000-2006 (RAUT)
Operational Program  “Accessibility Improvement” (OP-AI) of NSRF 2007-2013 & National Funds

Project Cost:
113 mil. Euros

Construction start:  2007
Estimated Project Completion: 2019

Technical Characteristics:
Section length: 21 km
Design speed: 160 kph

1 new Railway Station (Polykastro), 1 renovated Railway Station (Eidomeni) and one new Railway Stop (Mikro Dassos)