The Romanian Ministry of Transport has announced a tender for the repair of the railway line between the village of Giurgiulesti and the port of Galati.
This is reported by Ukrainian Shipping Magazine .
Due to this route, Ukraine will be able to send and receive cargo through Moldova and the Romanian port of Galati. It will become one of the key ones in the region along with the port of Constanta.
The contractor for the work will be selected on May 19. It is necessary to repair the railway line with an extended gauge of 3.58 km and a normal gauge of 1.17 km. Work must take 60 days from the date of signing the contract.
The total cost of the tender is 1.289 million lei (UAH 8 million). The project is funded by CFR Infrastructure.
Recall that there are now about 4.5 million tons of grain in Ukrainian ports , which cannot be exported due to the sea blockade by the Russian Federation.
A Romanian and Ukrainian team effort could potential cut the time needed in half needed for restoration.