Russian Railways Signs Its First Contract in Slovenia

The RZD International Company, a subsidiary of the Russian Railways, together with the Riko Company became the contractor of the project for repair of the Pragersko railway station. The RZD International and Riko consortium will carry out the works for a total budget of 63.2 million Euros. This was reported by the Finance web-site.

The online source notes that this project, given the absence of appeals or revisions, will be the first project received by a Russian company within the network of Slovenian railways.

This is one of two major railway projects in Slovenia. The second project worth 50 million Euros, the repair of railways on the site Rimske Toplice – Laško – Celje, is being implemented by a group of Slovenian companies Kolektor Koling, CGP and SŽ-ŽGP.

Decision of the Department for Infrastructure on the selection of a Russian contractor was formally published in the Official Bulletin on Wednesday, 13 June 2018.