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1 ILFOV COUNTY COUNCIL Intermodal transport project BIMH: Bucharest Ilfov Multimodal Hub - November

2 CONTENTS 1. The role of Ilfov County Council in planning and implementing the BIMH project 2. Action plan 3. Sustainability 4. BIMH : a. History & description b. Location c. National and European relevance - in the context of the Trans-European Transport Network - TEN-T Programme 5. BIMH structure 6. Proposal for capacity and functionality of the BIMH project

3 Institutional steps: BIMH: Bucharest Ilfov Multimodal Hub : history & description March 2014: Cooperation Agreement signed by Ilfov County Council, National Railways Company NRC -S.A., National Bucharest Airports Company-S.A., National Company of Motorways and National Roads in Romania-S.A., Dascălu Local Council, Moara Vlăsiei Local Council, Otopeni Local Council and Tunari Local Council for the studies necessary for the construction of the intermodal transport hub Bucharest Ilfov Multimodal Hub (BIMH) March 2014: Ilfov County Council applies for European funding for the studies related to BIMH project through the TEN-T Programme of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) of the European Commission August 2014: Ilfov County Council obtaines European funding for carrying out the studies related to the BIMH project September - December 2014: Ilfov County Council continues public consultations with institutional partners signatories of the Agreement, railway, road and airway transporters

4 ACTION PLAN Activities Signing the co-financing agreement with INEA Period of implementation December 2014 Finalization of the feasibility study December 2015 Identification of funding sources & partners Tenders for design, construction & operation Construction of the project

5 The role of Ilfov County Council in planning and implementing the BIMH project Main Promoter Project Coordinator Project Applicant, with the support of the following partner institutions: Henri Coandă International Airport Romanian Railways Company (CFR) Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads (CNADNR) Local Councils of Otopeni, Tunari, Moara Vlăsiei and Dascălu Integrator of feasibility studies already developed by BIMH project partner institutions Financial contributor Beneficiary of the socio-economic impact of the project

6 PROJECT SUSTAINABILITY Ilfov County Council, through public consultations, will involve institutional partners signatories of the Agreement, state and private operators and transporters in selecting the optimal technical-financial solution for the realization of the project. Project funding will be provided by several partners, being open to private operators and transporters. The operation of BIMH will be done by concession / rental by state or private operators, providing users with services at the same rates charged in Europe.

7 The proposed location for the BIMH project 114 ha Moara Vlăsiei commune (Ilfov County), between A2 highway (Bucharest Constanța) and A3 highway (Ploiești Brașov) and in the proximity of Henri Coandă International Airport - Bucharest The feasibility study will determine the optimal location, stages of achievement and investment value of the BIMH project!

8 National relevance National Strategic Framework Ilfov County Development Strategy Horizon 2020: existence of a pre-feasibility study Zonal Urban Plan with road connections between Henri Coandă Airport, A3 highway and the new ring road of Bucharest Intermodal Transport Strategy 2020 in Romania & the General Transport Master Plan draft (The Ministry of Transport) Airport Infrastructure Development Strategic Program for the Henri Coandă International Airport: ongoing prefeasibility and feasibility, including a multimodal cargo platform and connection with the rail network NRC Intermodal Strategy development of an intermodal terminal Ploiești - Bucharest - Giurgiu Oltenița ( ) feasibility study for the electrification of Bucharest North Railway Station Otopeni railway Objectives / Benefits: Developing an innovation and knowledge-based economy Improving the efficiency of underdeveloped logistics connections Optimal use of transport infrastructure The development of green logistics corridors in Europe Optimal integration of transport modes and reducing the financial disparities affecting intermodal transport Promoting a green economy, more efficient in terms of resources and jobs Reducing bureaucratic issues and costs arising from the use of multimodal transport platforms

9 European relevance See the Info Map Romania has 2 TEN-T Core Network Corridors: The Orient/East-Med Corridor and The Rhine-Danube Corridor Strengthening Romania as The East Gate Hub of Europe: Romania possesses the geographical ''turntable position for inter-continental (Asia to Europe) and interregional (Silk Route and Central & Eastern Europe hinterland) transport Improving the competitive global position of Europe EU new policy refocuses transport financing on a tightly defined new core network (setting up of 9 major transport corridors) It will remove bottlenecks, upgrade infrastructure and streamline cross border transport operations for freight, businesses and passengers throughout the EU Safer and less congested travel Smoother and quicker transport (goods, persons)

10 MINISTRY OF ECONOMY MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT Logistic and Re-export Hub for Central and Eastern Europe - Romanian Gateway

11 The project s relevance in the context of the Trans- European Network for Transportation - TEN-T Programme Helps connect the main national ways of transportation with TEN-T s Priority Axis, mainly PA 7 (Igoumenitsa/Patras-Atena- Sofia -Budapest - Nădlac - Sibiu - Bucharest/Constanţa), PA 22 (NRC - Athens - Sofia - Budapest - Viena - Prague - Nürenberg/Dresda-Curtici - Braşov - Bucharest/Constanța), Pan-European Corridor IV and Pan -European Corridor IX. Improves the European Market and the economical and social cohesion at European level Assures a sustainable mobility for persons and goods in the best social, environmental and safety conditions integrating all modes of transport Strengthens the Pan European transport network s capacity, reducing both the transport distances and the bottlenecks created on the main transport ways, and the transport time Creates an integrated European network through the interconnection of various ways of transportation into a multimodal network

12 The project s relevance in the context of the Trans- European Network for Transportation - TEN-T Programme

13 BIMH: Bucharest - Ilfov Multimodal Hub Structure INTERMODAL PLATFORM for railway, road and airway transport RAILWAY CARGO TERMINAL THE NATIONAL RAILWAY AND ROAD NETWORKS LOGISTIC PARK INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM (ITS) CARGO TERMINAL IN THE AIRPORT AND RAILWAY STATION FOR PASSENGERS

14 Proposal for the BIMH project s capacity and functionality Multimodal railway platform A transfer cargo capacity of approx mil tons per year, approx TEU/year. Double access (in both directions) to CFR s Balotești-Bucharest (North Station) (a Feasibility Study for electrification already exists, commisioned by CFR). 5 electrified railways of 750 meters each are proposed for the interior, in order to load / unload. A train auto cargo zone will have 2 electrical cranes of 45 tons each. A temporary cargo handling / storing area of / square meters. Storage and handling for all types of cargo and containers, including reefers.

15 Proposal for the BIMH project s capacity and functionality

16 Proposal for the BIMH project s capacity and functionality Multimodal Cargo Airport Platform - Located close to the A2 motorway in an area of about 80 ha, it has been the subject of the feasibility study contained in The Airport Infrastructure Development Strategic Program Its traffic operating capacity is for about 50 tons/hour (arrivals and departures) and a maximum storage capacity of 400 tons/day (arrivals and departures). For both flows, it will provide a storage capacity for perishable food freight of maximum tons/year. Multimodal Cargo Airport Platform Structure: - Multi Aircraft Ramp System (MARS), allowing for simultaneous service to 10 aircraft with large fuselages (IATA code E) or 20 middle-sized fuselage aircraft (IATA code C). - Interim storage capacity extensible platform, 6 modules from tons/yearly to maximum tons/year (planned for 10 tons/square meters) - semi-automated, efficient ULD/Cargo handling, traceability for location of shipments and containers/pallets. One electrified rail line for freight (750 m) with 2 access points assuring the connection with the national rail network.

17 Proposal for the BIMH project s capacity and functionality Airport Infrastructure Development Strategic Program at BHCIA Stage 2 Multimodal Cargo Platform Access Roads Aprons Terminal Commercial Area Taxiway System High Tech Park Calea Bucurestilor Nr.224 E Otopeni-Romania TEL: , FAX: SITA: OTPAPXH, BBUAPXH, TELEX: ROPRAYD, LRBSRAYD,

18 Passenger Railway Terminal Located inside the airport terminal between the two motorways, and sized with 3 platforms of 350 m for 2 tracks, electrified, and ERTMS level 1 ready. This Passenger Terminal, together with Multimodal Cargo Airport Platform and direct connection between the airport and the main railway station in Bucharest (Bucharest North Railway Station) was the subject of the abovementioned feasibility study The Airport Infrastructure Development Strategic Program.

19 Proposal for the BIMH project s capacity and functionality ILFOV LOGISTICS PARK Developed in the proximity of the CFR (Romanian Railways Company) multimodal platform, on an area of ha, with direct road connections to the railway and airway multimodal platform. It has a modular design, with storage spaces for all types of goods.

20 Industrial Park. Objectives: Attracting investors in the county and/or keeping the ones that already exist by offering locations that have the appropriate equipment and facilities Creating job for the local labor force Estimated budget: EUR 100,000,000 Potential partners: Local Councils Potential financing sources: ERDF, local budgets, own funds, PPP

21 Technical and scientific park Objectives: Attracting high-tech companies / activity interested in capitalizing on the R&D infrastructure created through the ELI NP project Creation of local jobs in knowledge-based economic areas Maximizing the economic impact of the ELI NP project Estimated budget: EUR 100,000,000 Possible location: Măgurele town and its neighboring communes Potential Partners: Măgurele Townhall, INCD IFIN Horia Hulubei Potential financing sources: ERDF, local budgets, PPP

22 Mini - Romania Park Objectives: Developing a tourism park in the north area of Ilfov County; Promoting the sights of Romania; Estimated budget: EUR 25,000,000 Possible location: The north area of Ilfov County Potential Partners: Local Councils, private partners, Ministry of Tourism Potential financing sources: ERDF, local budgets, PPP

23 ILFOV COUNTY COUNCIL Thank you! CONTACT: Project manager Mr. Remus TRANDAFIR Phone: (+40)

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