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Minister Georgi Todorov: Bulgaria has been elected in a prestigious governing structure of the Universal Postal Union
29.08.2021

Bulgaria's active role in the activities of the Universal Postal Union has received high recognition, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov on the election of our country for a member of the Postal Operations Council of the UPU. At the 27th Congress of the Union, which held from 9 to 27 August 2021 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, our candidacy received the maximum number of votes in the Eastern Europe and North Asia geographical group, added Minister Todorov.

Centralized system will control the run of trains on the section with 16 railway stations from Svetovrachane to Sopot
29.08.2021

A centralized dispatch system will control in real time the run of trains on the 138-kilometer section from Svetovrachane to Sopot. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the system implementation process. It is located in the Unified Center for Train Traffic Management at Sofia Railway Station. BGN 9,855,361 without VAT have been allocated for its implementation, and the deadline for implementation is July 2022.

Georgi Todorov: We are investing BGN 185 million to improve safety along the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas
28.08.2021

With the construction of modern management and security systems on the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas we significantly increase the safety of railway transport in the area. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the visit of Railway Traffic Management Center in Plovdiv.

Nova Zagora Railway Station
27.08.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov and the Minister of Culture Velislav Minekov sent a letter to Nova Zagora Municipal Council and to the Mayor of the city in connection with the project for construction of a new railway station. Both ministers are demanding an official statement in a short notice on whether local authorities and the public are in favour of the idea of building a new railway station next to the current reception building.

Sindel Railway Station
26.08.2021

The implemented modern security equipment in the section of Sindel Railway Station guarantees a high level of safety for the run of passenger and freight trains passing. The railway station operates intensively at six directions in the country.

With the complete reconstruction for more convenience and security, new higher platforms with shelters for passengers have been built, 6020 m long railway lines have been renewed, fire protection has been provided, the old switches, poles and the catenary have been renewed.

Krasimir Papukchiyski checks repair works at Stara Zagora Railway Station
25.08.2021

Ordered by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov, daily inspections of all railway projects with European and national funding have begun. The responsible Deputy Minister Neli Andreeva and the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company, Krasimir Papukchiyski, monitor and report on a daily basis the implementation of the work program for each site, and the Minister personally inspects some projects.

First 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel in our country dug
24.08.2021

The first 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel ever built in Bulgaria have already been dug. It is 7 km long and is a component of the large-scale Elin Pelin-Kostenets Railway Project, whose implementation started a little over a month ago.

The State assists Sofia Airport concessionaire in speeding up the throughput mode
23.08.2021

The State will assist Sofia Airport concessionaire in speeding up the throughput mode of Terminals 1 and 2 and avoidance of gathering of many people at one spot.

Minister Georgi Todorov inspected railway projects
23.08.2021

The rehabilitation of the railway section Koprivshtitsa - Stryama and Koprivshtitsa Railway Station has been completed. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the implementation of the two sites.

Georgi Todorov on inspection of Sofia Central Railway Station
16.08.2021

By 2024, Sofia Central Railway Station will turn into a modern passenger intermodal terminal with a renovated main building, new tracks and modern signaling and telecommunications systems, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov, who made a sudden inspection of the site today. The repair of the largest passenger railway station in our country is progressing at a good pace, the Minister commented after the inspection.

Accident with a two-seat plane in the area of the village of Mirkovo
15.08.2021

Yesterday, August 14, 2021, at about 7:50 pm, in the area of the village of Mirkovo, Pirdop municipality, Sofia district, an ultralight plane caught high-voltage power line wires. As a result, the plane crashed and hit the ground, behind the ceramic factory located in the area. The plane was destroyed as a result of the crush. The pilot and the passenger were injured and taken to hospital.

Almost 10,000 residents of Belovo municipality and the surrounding area are going to use the new railway station
14.08.2021

Belovo railway station, which historically was the reason for the foundation of the settlement, will meet all European requirements within a year, as concluded following the inspection of the site of the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva and the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company Krassimir Papukchiiski. "Currently, the old building has been completely removed and the construction of the new main building is under preparation.

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid
29.07.2021

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid. They discussed the opportunities for improvement of air connectivity between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Maldives.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed the Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”
16.07.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed Angel Zaburtov from the post of Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”.

By another ordinance Minister Georgi Todorov announced a procedure for the selection of Director General of the state company under the Public Enterprises Act and the regulations for its implementation.

MTITC has received a world award for achievements in geographic information systems
16.07.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov congratulated the team of the ministry, which administers the platform for technical infrastructure in the country. The single information point was awarded a prize in the prestigious international competition "Special Achievement in GIS 2021".

: Georgi Todorov: I expect Sofia Airport to turn into a modern and competitive airport
15.07.2021

I expect Sofia Airport to become a modern and competitive airport, not only in the Balkans, but also in Europe. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated within the framework of the regular meeting of the Joint Committee between MTITC representatives and the concessionaire of the airport "SOF Connect" AD. According to him, in order to fulfill that goal, it was necessary to work on the activities planned by the concessionaire.

The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel starts today
15.07.2021

"The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel, built so far in Bulgaria and at the Balkans, has started today," Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said. He started the construction activities under a project for modernization of the Elin Pelin-Vakarel railway section. The site is part of the main railway highway in the direction East - West and is one of the extremely important for Bulgaria and neighboring countries European Corridor No. 8 and the passing TEN-T Network in our country.

Railway connectivity to Western Balkans countries is of utmost importance to Bulgaria
13.07.2021

The railway connectivity of the countries of the Western Balkans is of exceptional importance, which necessitates the rapid implementation of infrastructure projects in the directions to Serbia and Northern Macedonia. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva announced at the launch ceremony of the project "Development of the Railway Junction: Sofia-Voluyak". It is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

Validation of a postcard dedicated to the establishment of RAEA
12.07.2021

The Railway Administration Executive Agency has established itself as a guarantor for the sustainable development and safe operation of railway transport. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications stated this at an event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the agency.

Responsible state policy and investment attraction are the foundations of sustainable connectivity in Eastern Europe
09.07.2021

"Responsible state policy and the attraction of foreign investment will contribute to achieving sustainable connectivity, accelerated economic development and improvement of competitiveness in Eastern Europe", Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the Transport panel at the business forum of the Three Seas 2021 initiative, hosted by Bulgaria.

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