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Calarasi will have new intermodal transport terminal

The Romanian municipality is constantly developing thanks to European funding

  • May 21, 2020 21:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Source: Călărași Municipality

The City Hall of Călărași has signed a new contract for European funding, within Axis 4 “Supporting sustainable urban development” of the Regional Operational Programme 2014-2020, informed the press office of the Romanian municipality. The project is named “Reducing CO2 emissions in the urban area by building an intermodal transport terminal in the western area (SIDERCA) of Călăraşi Municipality”

Thanks to the project, important infrastructural challenges on the territory of the municipality will be solved. The main activities of the project include:

  • Construction of an administrative building, with an area of ​​277.5 sqm, to house the main functions necessary for the operation of an intermodal terminal;
  • Construction of four platforms;
  • Outfitting an above-ground parking lot for 37 cars, 4 bus seats and a bicycle rack;
  • Arrangement of a free space adjacent to the parking space, with green areas, alleys, and street furniture;
  • Establishment of an IT access control system specially designed and optimized for monitoring the entrances and exits of cars and to ensure the transfer between private car and local public transport, bicycles, walking.

Calarasi will have new intermodal transport terminalHere's what the future intermodal transport terminal will look like. Photo by Călărași Municipality 

Investments and development through European funding

The project aims to improve local transportation. The total value of the massive initiative is 3,631,539.02 lei (approximately 748,000 euros), 98% of which is non-reimbursable European funding. 

The implementation period of the project is 28 months, and it complements and further supports another EU-funded project of approximately 11 million euros, which aims to modernize Bucharest and Prel streets. It also includes the creation of a roundabout at the exit from the city, in the vicinity of the future intermodal terminal from Siderca.

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