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Beginning of works on the interstation section of the Podnart – Lesce Bled railway line

Gorenjska, Slovenia, 2. 11. 2020

Today we have started work on the interstation section of the Podnart – Lesce Bled railway line in the length of 10.69km. The modernisation of the Podnart – Lesce Bled section will be partially carried out during the complete closure of the railway line due to the Karavanke railway tunnel extension in the period from October 2020 to July 2021, while the reconstruction of the entire section between Podnart and Lesce Bled will be completed in 2022. It is planned to complete the works on the public railway infrastructure site following the maintenance process for public benefit.

The scope of the project includes the upgrade of the railway line in accordance with European standards over a length of 10.69 km, replacement of the track superstructure, renewal of the track substructure, construction of the track drainage system, installation of track cables on the line, renewal of the platform infrastructure in Otoče, Globoko and Radovljica  stations, rehabilitation of Globoko and Radovljica tunnels, remediation of supporting and reinforcing walls and additional reinforcement of slopes with gabions, replacement of overhead catenary wires and supporting structures, rehabilitation of old moats and bridge structures,  construction of level crossings, connecting roads and multilevel crossings in the area of Podnart, Zaloš, Vrba and Žirovnica, and implementation of noise abatement measures.

The work will be carried out in cooperation with Kolektor Koling d.o.o., SŽ ŽGP Ljubljana d.d., Tegrad d.o.o., Iskra d.o.o, Obrt-oprema d.o.o., Mensel d.o.o. and others.