Project Details

Ukrzaliznytsia (Joint Stock Company “Ukrainian Railways”)


Practice Area:
Transport Infrastructure

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

Technical Assistance to Ukrainian Railways to Support the Implementation of the Ukraine Railway Modernisation Project

Contract aimed at the provision of technical assistance to Ukrzaliznytsia (Joint Stock Company “Ukrainian Railways”) during the implementation of the Railway Modernisation Project, a 306 million investment program co-financed with two loans from the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and with a grant from the European Union.

The project consists of the phased electrification of 253 kilometres of railway lines, comprising the Dolynska – Mykolaiv section (Phase I, with a total length of 148 km, including a new high voltage line with 2 substations) and the Mykolaiv – Kolosivka section (Phase II, with a total length of 105 km), together with the modernisation of all signalling and telecommunication systems. Works will be delivered through three internationally-tendered and one locally-tendered contracts, using FIDIC Pink Book Conditions.

Delivery of all types of technical and procurement support to Ukrzaliznytsia during the overall contract implementation, having an advisory role to assist in meeting all schedules in the implementation of the project, as well as in assessing any claims and variation orders, and in monitoring and reporting on the compliance of the project to all Financiers’ requirements, such as all the environmental and social safeguard provisions.