SALZBURG / BUCHAREST ALPINE, the Austrian Construction Company, landed a major contract together with FCC and AZVI. Twenty-three kilometers of the existing railroad line in Transylvania, Romania between Sighisoara and Atel will be completely replaced for 208 million euros. 85 % of the project National Romanian Railroad Company (CFR) will be financed by the EU. The railroad project is part of the EU’s Trans-European Network (TEN) expansion program and located in “Corridor 4″ (Nuremberg/Dresden – Prague – Bratislava – Budapest – Arad – Bucharest – Constanta). In the future, trains will be able to drive 160 KPH on the twin-track electric line.
ALPINE builds around the world
The Austrian ALPINE Construction Company is a member of the FCC Group and has built roads, motorways, power plants, stadiums, railways and subways, bridges, residential, commercial and industrial buildings around the world. Together with its subsidiary, ALPINE-ENERGIE, it promotes the construction and development of sustainable, alternative energies and energy networks. ALPINE has over 15,000 employees. Approximately half of the revenue from construction services of approx. 3.5 billion euros per year is generated in Austria’s domestic market.
The FCC conglomerate with its head office in Madrid operates in the public services, environmental services, infrastructure and renewable energies sector on an international scale. FCC has over 90,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Last year its sales were in excess of 12 billion euros with a profit of over 300 million euros.