|Do you have a National Deployment Plan on ERTMS?||Yes||In 2008 was developed the National plan of the Republic of Bulgaria for introduction of ERTMS. This plan was updated in may 2012 by working group. In 2012 the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications appoved a strategy and a National Plan of the Republic of Bulgaria on the implementation of ERTMS.|
|Will the lines due to be equipped (as per European Deployment Plan) be ready for 2015?||Yes||There are assigned construction contracts for the trackside Plovdiv-Svilengrad – Turkish border railway line and Septemvri – Plovdiv – Level one. Expected completion of the whole project Plovdiv - Svilengrad Railway Electrification and Upgrading of Corridors IV and IX, phase 2: section Purvomai - Svilengrad – July 2015. Expected completion of the whole project “Modernization of railway section Septemvri – Plovdiv – part of the Trans European Railway network”- June 2015.|
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