Dispute About Tender for Orient Express

Politics ♦ Published: June 13, 2013; 19:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Orient Express once led through Romania. These days, this section is cause for legal disputes in connection with the tender in the amount of € 330m.

Dispute About Tender for Orient Express / Picture: © Vindobona.org

A part of the former glamorous Orient Express railway line between Paris and Istanbul will be modernized. The section between Romanian towns Vinto de Jos and Simeria are cause of a dispute about a tender between two consortia headed by FCC/Alpine and Swietelsky respectively.

The contract involves the modernization and adjustment for high-speed trains of a 43-kilometers long route…