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Bulgaria : SVILENGRAD-Kapitan Andreevo High-Speed Rail Line to be initiated by Bulgaria.

A high-speed rail line connecting the southern city of Svilengrad to the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point is initiated by Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov and caretaker Transport Minister Kristiyan Krastev.

Trains be allowed to travel at a speed of up to 160km/h, according

to reports of the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) by electrified 17KM route.

A unique railway bridge over the Maritsa River was build, over 433m long and around 8m wide, as per the project.

The Transport Operational Program has financed this railway project, Svilengrad - Kapitan Andreevo rail line, the investment amounting to over BGN 70 M.

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