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ArcelorMittal rails star in The Infrastructure Bulgaria Awards 2018

The Infrastructure Bulgaria Awards 2018 took place on 20 March at the Sofia Event Center. During the ceremony, which aims to award contribution to the development of the infrastructure of Bulgaria, four projects realised with ArcelorMittal rails were honoured.

Our rails in The Most Successful Infrastructure Project of the Decade

The jury, composed of 17 expert members from industry and academics, awarded Sofia Municipality with The Most Successful Infrastructure Project of the Decade (2007-2017) Grand Prize for the construction of the Sofia Metro.

This metro route was built with transport and contact rails manufactured by ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products’ mill in Dabrowa Górnicza (Poland).

Transport Railway Infrastructure

ArcelorMittal rails are also present in all projects awarded in the category "Transport Railway Infrastructure", evidencing ArcelorMittal’s good performance in Bulgaria.

 The projects awarded were:

  • First prize: "Modernization of the railway section Septemvri-Plovdiv, part of the Trans-European Railway Infrastructure, Position 3: Stamboliiski-Plovdiv"
  • Second prize: “Construction of Intermodal Terminal in South Central Planning Region in Bulgaria - Plovdiv" by the National Railway Infrastructure Company
  • Thrid prize: “Reconstruction and electrification of the Plovdiv-Svilengrad railway line, section Parvomay-Svilengrad” by the National Railway Infrastructure Company

More about The Infrastructure Bulgaria Awards

The Infrastructure Bulgaria Awards areone of the most prestigious initiatives in the sector. They reviewed the best successfully completed projects covering the period from January 2016 to December 2017, in five main areas of infrastructure for the development and competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy and society:

  • Transport and Road Infrastructure
  • Railway Infrastructure
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Urban Environment
  • Environmental Infrastructure

More information and photos here

Sofia metro