01/16/2018

Kapsch TrafficCom begins implementing tolling project in Bulgaria

 

Vienna/Sofia: Kapsch
16 January 2018:


Kapsch TrafficCom, a listed company, is responsible for the setup, technical configuration, and technical support of the nationwide tolling system for trucks over 3.5 tons, as well as the introduction of an electronic vignette for passenger cars in Bulgaria.

Kapsch TrafficCom

The contract was signed in the presence of Nikolay Nankov, the Bulgarian Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, and André F. Laux, Chief Operating Officer of Kapsch TrafficCom. Bulgaria is the sixth European country in which Kapsch TrafficCom has been given responsibility for implementing a nationwide toll collection system, after Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Belarus.

The project comprises the delivery and setup of 500 terminals for registering and issuing electronic vignettes, 100 enforcement vehicles, 100 weigh-in-motion facilities, and 100 tolling gantries as well as a data center and a back office. The value of the contract is BGN 149.9 million (approximately EUR 76.7 million).

Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems in the fields of tolling, traffic management, smart urban mobility, traffic safety and security, and connected vehicles. As a one-stop solutions provider, Kapsch TrafficCom offers end-to-end solutions covering the entire value creation chain of its customers, from components and design to the implementation and operation of systems. The mobility solutions supplied by Kapsch TrafficCom help make road traffic safer and more reliable, efficient, and comfortable in urban areas and on highways alike while helping to reduce pollution.
Kapsch TrafficCom is an internationally renowned provider of intelligent transportation systems thanks to the many projects it has brought to successful fruition in more than 50 countries around the globe. As part of the Kapsch Group, Kapsch TrafficCom has subsidiaries and branches in more than 30 countries.