The project involves the construction of a modern complex in Thriassio Pedio, where the railway and freight activities will be accumulated, which are currently interspersed in facilities all over the capital. The transportation of these installations into the same area, outside the residential web of Athens will have significant environmental and urban planning benefits for the overall urban complex of the capital.
This Complex will include: Shunting Yard, terminal for containers, custom-house, freight center, storehouses, group of tracks for stabling wagons with dangerous loads, washing facilities, as well as all the necessary installations for facilitating the above activities.
The physical object of the project for the construction of the above Complex includes 2 construction stages: Operational Phases Α’ and Β’.
Operational Phase Α’: It involves the construction of infrastructure works, the laying of part of the railway lines, road works, networks for irrigation, water, sewage and fire extinction, construction of certain railway installations.
Project Stage: Completed Project
Funding: COHESION FUND 2000-2006 & National Funds
Project Cost: 214 mil. Euros
Construction start: 1999
Project completion: 2010
Stations/stops: Thriassio Pedio Freight Center and Aspropyrgos RS
Railway bridges: 4
Grade separated crossings: 3
Superstructure: ballasted track with continuously welded rail, 39.3km long