A track record of over 15 years of consultancy services to public and private clients for projects covering all forms of urban and national transport, including the development of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), as well as a large number of successfully completed key transport projects have won Infraproject Consult a proven reputation in project evaluation and preparation for EU funding through the European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund, as well as EIB and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Japan International Cooperation Agency.
The company has prepared the projects (Feasibility Study, Cost-benefit analyses and completed the application forms) for obtaining a grant under the OP Transport and OP Regional Development of several large infrastructure transport projects, such as Trakia Motorway, Hemus Motorway, Sofia Metro, Modernization and Development of Sustainable Urban Transport in Sofia, Plovdiv and Ruse, a number of railway rehabilitation and modernization projects and the analyses for granting a concession on most of the Bulgarian ports.
The company’s key projects in the Transport sector are:
Preparation of Draft National Plan for the Development of the Combined Transport in the Republic of Bulgaria until 2030 (2020 – 2021)
As a Leading partner in JV NP-Combined Transport and together with the Bulgarian companies Institute of Transport and Communications Ltd. and Global Advisors AD, a company involved in the preparation of a draft National Plan for the Development of Combined Transport in the Republic of Bulgaria until 2030 …
Concession of Ferry Complex Varna (2020 – 2021)
Infraproject Consult prepared concession analyses – legal, technical, financial-economic and environmental on behalf of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.
Improving the quality of the atmospheric air through the introduction of public electric transport in the town of Pernik (2019 -2020)
Infraproject Consult prepared a Cost-Benefit Analysis, including financial analysis, financial plan, sensitivity and risk analysis.
Elaboration of project proposals and Cost-Benefit Analysis for the application of Sofia Municipality for the purchase of rolling stock under the Operational Programme Environment 2014 – 2020 (2019)
The three projects of Sofia Municipality for the purchase of rolling stock have been implemented in partnership with Stolichen Autotransport EAD and Stolichen Elektrotransport EAD and include:
Sofia Cleaner Bus Fleet Financing (2019)
Infraproject Consult provided financial experts to the Consortium between COWI Belgium and PPM Ltd in accordance with the contract between EIB and COWI Belgium …
Analysis of the variants of the Struma Motorway route Lot 3.2 (2019)
The company provided consulting services to the Road Infrastructure Agency in connection with the financial phasing of a project …
Reconstruction of Stara Zagora and Nova Zagora Railway Stations (2018-2019)
As a Consultant of National Railway Infrastructure Company, Infraproject Consult prepared a Cost-benefit analysis for project Reconstruction of Stara Zagora and Nova Zagora Railway Stations.
Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of Sofia City (2017-2019)
Infraproject Consult, as a partner in the Inframobil Plan, prepared the draft Plan for Sustainable Urban Mobility of Sofia Municipality, which is …
Electric Car Sharing System in Sofia (2017-2018)
On the assignment of Sofia Municipality, Infraproject Consult developed Financial Analysis and assessment of the financial effect of the introduction of an electric car sharing system on the territory of Sofia. As a result of the …
Dnipro Metro Extension Project, Ukraine (2017-2018)
The company provided key experts to the consortium Project Planning and Management Ltd and COWI – Belgium on the project for technical assistance for the Dnipro Metro Extension Project, Ukraine, amounting to a total of EUR 224 million. Services rendered under an agreement with the European Investment Bank comprised: …
Concession of Plovdiv airport (2017)
Infraproject Consult prepared technical, financial and economic, legal and environmental concession analyses on behalf of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, for awarding a state concession …
Reconstruction of Poduyane, Iskar and Kazichene Railway Stations (2017)
Preparation of a cost-benefit analysis for the project for Reconstruction of Poduyane, Iskar and Kazichene railway stations for financing under OPTTI 2014-2020 with a beneficiary National Railway Infrastructure Company, including: …
Feasibility Study for the construction of a bus terminal for intercity transport in Burgas (2016-2017)
The development of a feasibility study for the construction of a bus terminal for intercity transport is one of the components of the project Integrated Urban Transport of Burgas, funded by Operational Programme Regional Development 2007-2013.
Sofia Metro Extension Projects financed under OP “Transport” during the programming periods 2007–2013 and 2014-2020
The company has prepared cost-benefit analyses and the respective application forms for EU grant for several stages of the Sofia Metro System Extension…
Feasibility Study on Integrated Urban Transport of Sofia, Stage II (2014 – 2018)
The total value of the project Sofia Integrated Urban Transport – stage II under Operational Programme “Regions in Growth” 2014-2020 amounts to BGN 104.6 million and covers the implementation of four main components: purchase of low-floor articulated trams, reconstruction of the tramway tracks along “Tsar Boris III” Blvd and …
Project preparation of road projects for Road Infrastructure Agency
- Preparation of Application Form for financing under OP “Transport and Transport Infrastructure” 2014-2020 of the project: Construction of Kalotina – Sofia Motorway – Lot 1 Western arc of the Sofia Ring Road, phase 2” (2016) …
Modernization and Development of Sustainable Urban Transport in the town of Ruse (2011-2012), Pernik (2015-2016), Dupnitsa (2015-2016) and Dobrich (2019)
The Company prepared a detailed feasibility study, including cost-benefit analysis, conceptual design and cost estimates, economic and financial evaluation…
Preparation of Application Forms for financing under Connecting Europe Facility – Transport Calls 2014, 2015 and 2016 for the projects: Development of Sofia Railway Node: Section Sofia – Voluyak, Development of Sofia Railway Node: Section Voluyak – Dragoman and Development of Plovdiv Railway Node (2014-2017)
Assistance provided independently or as a sub-contractor of IC Consulenten GmbH, Austria, to the Bulgarian National Railway Infrastructure Company for the preparation of Application Forms for financing under Connecting Europe Facility including review of available documents and filling the respective parts of the forms. Activities under the projects included: …
Preparation of concession analyses of port terminals in Bulgaria
On behalf of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) the company has prepared concession analyses – legal, technical, financial-economic and ecologic of the most important Bulgarian sea and river ports: …
Development of the Sofia-West intermodal railway terminal (2015)
The project for Development of the Sofia-West Railway Intermodal Terminal has been prepared for funding under the Connecting Europe Facility. Within the assignment, the company prepared: …
Bike Share System in Sofia (2014-2016)
On the assignment of Sofia Municipality, Infraproject Consult in partnership with Eurolex Bulgaria Ltd. prepared a Marketing Study and an assessment of the economic efficiency of the possibilities and conditions for the supply, installation, operation and maintenance of bicycles, bicycle stands with locking mechanism, charging devices and information points on the territory of Sofia Municipality.
Study on Urban Transport Planning in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2014–2015)
The project’s main purposes were to promote the use of sustainable modes of transport and improve the level of service and reliability of the public transport system of the city…
Project for reconstruction and electrification of the railway line Svilengrad – Turkish border (2014)
The project is conducted for the National Railway Infrastructure Company. Its main objective was to compare, update and verify the approaches, assumptions and consequently the results of analyses made before the signing of the Grant Agreement for the project “Reconstruction and Electrification of the Railway Line Svilengrad – Turkish Border.” In connection with the project, the company was involved in the preparation of:
Legal and Financial Analysis and Study of Good Practices on Investment Project SUPER BURGAS for the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company, Bulgaria (2014)
On behalf of the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company, Infraproject Consult prepared Legal and Financial Analysis and Study of Good Practices, as part of the project Technical Assistance for exploring the possibilities for implementation of the investment project Super Burgas – public access area, implemented by the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company as of its beneficiary under the Operational Program Transport 2007 – 2013.
Preparation of feasibility study, CBA and Application Form for EU funding of the completion of Hemus Motorway (2013-2014)
The company was hired by National Company Structural Investment Projects (NCSIP) to prepare the major project for the completion of Hemus Motorway for funding under OP “Transport” 2007-2013. The main project tasks include:
Feasibility studies for renewal of the rolling stock of bus and electro transport and metropolitan in the city of Sofia (2013)
Infraproject Consult prepared Feasibility Studies, Cost-Benefit Analyses and Application Forms for projects for implementation of activities for improvement of ambient air quality by purchasing and delivery of …
Project Preparation for the Rehabilitation of Sofia Central Railway Station Complex for funding under OP “Transport” 2007-2013 (2013)
Infraproject Consult was hired by the National Company Railway Infrastructure to prepare the project for funding. Main tasks included:
Preparation of application forms for technical assistance for financing under OP “Transport” 2007-2013 (2012) in preparation of two projects
- Railway projects in TEN-T network and development of urban railway to achieve eco transport, including:
- Developing railway junction Sofia …
Institutional Support in the Management of Transport Sustainable Development Projects in the five cities – Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Ruse (2011)
As a sub-contractor of ARUP UK and under the supervision of JASPERS…
Conformity assessments for compliance with the requirements of EC and national methodology of cost-benefit analysis of six projects for National Company Railway Infrastructure (2010)
The projects were:
Advisory services related to the establishment of a joint Bulgarian and Romanian entity for exploitation, maintenance and management of a new cross-border combined road and rail bridge over the Danube river, between the towns of Vidin (Bulgaria) and Calafat (Romania) (2009-2010)
The project has been developed for the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communication of Bulgaria. The Company took part to the preparation of a SWOT analysis regarding the establishment of a joint Bulgarian and Romanian commercial entity (JCE) and in particular in: