Canadian Bombardier upgrades rail signalling system in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 12 /Trend, E.Ismayilov/
Canadian Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with Azerbaijani Railways CJSC to upgrade signalling systems on the Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway, according to a message posted on the company's official website.
According to the message, the total value of the deal is $288 million.
The length of Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway where the new signalling systems will be installed is 503 kilometres.
The volume of work covers designing, manufacture, supply, install, test and commissioning of the Interflo 200 signalling system. The commissioning of the system is planned in four stages and the process will be completed by 2017.
A major overhaul of 317 kilometres of the Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway is being conducted through a loan of $215 million allocated by the Czech Exim Bank. The work was launched on June 10, 2011 at the 97th kilometre of Agstafa-Tatli. To date over 250 kilometres of the railway has been repaired.