Prior information notice of commencement of award procedures on 18.09.2012 for 7 km of twin track railway realignment including replacement of the Schwartskopf railway tunnel and modernization of electronics and upgrading of three stations. Contract commences 14.10.2012 for completion 31.12.2017. Value EUR420 million. Contact DB AG, attn Joerg Hartmann, Frankfurt, tel +49 69265456-99, fax -92. Visit http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=281712-2012. 36/12.