The maximal sum available for the acquisition of new coaches is of 1 billion lei without VAT. For the modernization of old coaches as many as 317.3 million lei without at most VAT are to be earmarked, according the announcement made by CFR Passengers’ arm.
CFR Passengers’ arm announced in October the intention to purchase 400 new coaches and modernize other 190 coaches. The new coaches will be InterRegio type coaches, 80 of them being designed for the first class and 320 for the second class. As many as 40 coaches which are to be upgraded will be designed for the first class and 150 units for the second class. The bids can be submitted until December 2 and December 3, respectively and they are to open in the same day.