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Rail & Transit

The development of a modern railway system is one of the top priorities of the European Union, as it is one of the basic fundamentals towards the development of a multimodal transport system able to facilitate in a sustainable way the transport needs of tomorrow's society.

SALFO has gained a leading position in the Hellenic railway market being a credible and effective partner for large scale projects. Our experience covers the full spectrum of rail track systems from high speed interurban systems, to heavy metro's, LRTs, and tramways.

SALFO's railway experts were chosen by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (ERGOSE) for managing the design, procurement and construction of all railway projects implemented in Greeece from 2003 to 2009, within the framework of a large EU co-funded railway upgrading programme, as well as for preparing the business plan for meeting the railway system demands for the
2004 Athens Olympics.

Due to its significant experience, SALFO adopts an integrated approach in all projects that it undertakes and can manage all issues that may arise throughout a project's life-cycle from conceptual phase and feasibility analysis up to project implementation and commissioning. Our services always take into account the highest standards and best practices, whilst satisfying the needs of our clients in a cost effective way.

The core expertise provided by SALFO includes:

  • Railway Design: Alignment, signaling & telecommunications, geotechnical, infrastructure, tunnels, drainage, track work, stations (underground, elevated or at-grade), depots, noise & vibration control, rolling stock, safety, traction power, design & optimization of signal systems, integrated control & management systems
  • Transport Studies: Feasibility studies, strategic planning, forecasting of socio-economic parameters, surveys & travel-demand forecasts, long-term planning of transport networks, organization & impact studies
  • Railway Maintenance, Operation & Repair Management
  • Program & Project Management
  • Construction Management & Supervision
  • Transaction Advisory Services/ Project Finance