Ruse Region Intermodal Terminal

  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Mode: Multimodal
  • Investment Volume: Currently under estimation
  • Project status: Planned

Applicant, Sponsor, Beneficiary, Promoter

Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications 

National Railway Infrastructure Company


Geographical Description

The terminal comes in two Trans-European corridors - ? 7 - River Rhine - Main - Danube and the number 9 - Giurgiu - Rousse - Dimitrovgrad - Aleksandrupulis / Istanbul. Port of Rousse is the biggest Bulgarian river port. Railway station Rousse associated with a large Black Sea port of Varna via the railway line Rousse - Varna, which is a very important link for the intermodal transport
Envisaged to start the project in 2007-BG-90302-S "Technical assistance to the construction of an intermodal terminal in the northern central area planning for regional development in Bulgaria - Ruse. 

Technical Description

Types of work: 
Training needs assessment and identification of the object. Preparation of financial and economic analysis of costs and benefits. Preparation of the ideological project of building an intermodal terminal Ruse. Analysis of options for public-private partnerships for construction and operation of intermodal terminal Ruse and strategy ERs. Preparation of a strategy of placing public procurement and tender documentation.


Economic Description / Assessment

Improvement of intermodality in the south-eastern region of the EU. he increase in international intermodal transport with the countries of the region and the TRACECA countries of Central and Western Europe. The integration of different transport modes and providing better quality service for freight.Balancing different types of transport to rail transport through the involvement of the car to rail transport. Increased competition in the transport market by improving the quality of rail services. Reducing harmful emissions.Reducing noise pollution resulting from the implementation of projects to protect against noise if necessary.   Reducing consumption of energy sources.


Source of Repayment

Funded by the annual work program TEN-T 2007 and co-financing from the State Budget


Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications
9 Dyakon Ignatiy str., Sofia 1000
(+359 2) 940 - 9771


National Railway Infrastructure Company
110 Maria Luiza Blvd.
(+359 2) 932 39 69