RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE

In December 2018, Albrail started the crude oil rail transport operations in the direction of Vlora, gradually increasing the volume of transport and meeting the needs of its strategic client Bankers Petroleum Ltd. Currently the company has reached record daily transport figures of more than 2,700 tons becoming the most important carrier in Albania in terms of the volume of rail freight transport.

The success of Albrail company is based on our organizational culture which inspires transportation security and correct cooperation with customers. Thanks to this culture, we guarantee our customers that all Albrail staff feel supported, accountable and committed to common goals.

Area of operation

Currently Albrail’s area of operation includes the following lines and facilities:

  • Fier-Vlore railway line
  • Rail branch of Fier refinery
  • Fier freight station
  • Crude oil loading station
  • Fier Locomotive Office

Year of rehabilitation: 2017

Line: Single

Line length: 1975 m

Secondary line length: 350 m

Recess: 1435 mm (1460-1465 in 2 turns and wooden beams)

Maximum slope: 0.62%

Minimum radius: 180 m

Maximum weight per axle: 20 tons / axle

Maximum weight per ml: 8 tons / ml

Rail type: Shine S-42

Gripping system: KP system

Types of traverses:

Traverse monoblock B / A

Traverse wood (2 turns)

Switch type: R = 200 m, angle 1: 9

Ballasti: Cakell

Main artwork: No significant works (only tombino + boxing)

Railway crossing: 1 legal guarded crossing

Year of rehabilitation: 2018

Line: Single

Line length: 30.5 Km (end of st. Fier-beginning of st. Of Vlora)

Stations:

Levan with a length of 605 m

Novosele with a length of 595 m

Skrofotine with a length of 410 m

Departments: 1435 mm

Maximum slope: 1.36%

Minimum radius: 495 m

Maximum weight per axle: 20 tons / axle

Maximum weight per ml: 8 tons / ml

Rail type: rail S-49 (49 E1)

Gripping system:

sistemi KP

NABLA systems

Types of traverses:

Traverse monoblock B / A

Traverse biblock B / A

Wooden crossbeam in station lines

Type of switch in stations: R = 200 m, angle 1: 9

 

Ballasti: Cakell

Main works of art:

Koshovica tunnel with a length of 800 m

Estadada Levan 840 m

Vjosa Bridge: 290 m

Railway crossing:

Legal guarded 4 pieces

Legal guarded unalloyed 7 pieces

Fier freight station

Year of rehabilitation: 2018

Station length: 1.03 km

Number of lines: 4 lines

Departments: 1435 mm

Maximum slope: 0.25%

Maximum weight per axle: 20 tons / axle

Maximum weight per ml: 8 tons / ml

Rail type: Shine P-43

Fastening system: With nails

Type of beams: Wooden beams

Number of functional switches: 18 pieces

Switch type: Switch R = 205 m, angle 1: 9.5

Ballasti: Cakell

Year of rehabilitation: 2018

Station length: 1.03 km

Number of lines: 4 lines

Departments: 1435 mm

Maximum slope: 0.25%

Maximum weight per axle: 20 tons / axle

Maximum weight per ml: 8 tons / ml

Rail type: Shine P-43

Fastening system: With nails

Type of beams: Wooden beams

Number of functional switches: 18 pieces

Switch type: Switch R = 205 m, angle 1: 9.5

Ballasti: Cakell