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MoU signed for construction of upcoming Belgrade Metro network, Serbia [free access]

January 22, 2021

The Government of the Republic of Serbia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with representatives from France-based Alstom and Egis, and China-based Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) to support the construction of the 42.5-km-long metro network in Belgrade. The EUR4.4 billion two-line Belgrade Metro network project will be funded by the governments of France, China, and the Republic of Serbia. The work is expected to commence at the end of 2021. The two lines are expected to be operational by 2028.

 

The MoU outlines the rights, obligations, and roles of all the participants in the project. As a part of the agreement, PowerChina will carry out most of the construction work. Alstom and Egis will provide designs for the project as well as supply and install various subsystems. Alstom will also be responsible for the supply of metro trains, control systems, and platform screen doors, as well as handle track laying and system integration.

 

The network will include 21.3-km-long Line 1 that will span from ┼Żeleznik to Mirijevo, and 19.2-km-long Line 2 that will span from Mirijevo to Zemun. The work on Line 1 will also includes the construction of a new depot in Makiš.