MODERNIZATION OF RAIL ROUTE 10 – KOSOVO RAILWAYS

Fitim Shala

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Abstract


The paper describes main objectives and conclusions drawn from the creation of the study 'Modernization of Rail Route 10' which aims to help the Kosovo Railways to attract the interest of international financing institutions for further pre–investment studies. The overall objectives of the study are to prepare a package of short term improvements, which comprise of repair programmed for track and structures to bring the line to the designed speed and to draft a medium–long term development scenario that will include higher line speed up to 160 km/h and electrification. Following the status and objectives of this study, including the outlines stated in the defined the reference options as follows:
• option 'short term ', as 'option 1', and
• option 'medium–long term', as 'option 2'.

Keywords


railway infrastructure, higher speed, traffic load, safety, environment

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