The General Transport Master Plan also relies on the results of another EU-financed study done by Prointec
, called "Preliminary analysis and diagnostic of the transport system".
Some of the international rail industry's design engineering heavyweights are competing for the contract, including a partnership of AECOM (US), Cowi & Partners, DBI (Germany); a consortium of Systra (France), Parsons (US) and Atkins (UK); a group headed by Mott MacDonald (UK), Italferr SpA (Italy) and WorleyParsons (Australia); a partnership of eight Korean firms led by Korea Rail; and a consortium led by Prointec
Group (Spain) that includes Spanish engineering firms Idom, Eurostudies and ALG.
Referring to Spain`s Prointec
Company`s cooperation in establishment of Padideh tourism center in Mashhad, he voiced hope for expansion of ties between Iranian and Spanish companies.
Rounding off the line-up of bidders is a consortium led by Prointec
Group, a Spanish-based multidisciplinary engineering services provider specialising in transport infrastructure.