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    Connecting Europe Express puts spotlight on Western Balkan rail vision

    2021-09-21T13:38:00Z

    EUROPE: Welcoming the EU’s Connecting Europe Express to Beograd Centar on September 13, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić announced that her country’s rail investment programme would be worth up to €6bn and focus on ‘reconnecting’ the Western Balkan countries’ fragmented networks.

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    Serbia to order 200 km/h double-deck EMUs

    2021-04-07T15:05:00Z

    SERBIA: Stadler has been named as sole bidder for a contract to supply three 200 km/h double-deck electric multiple-units to national passenger operator Srbija Voz for use on the modernised Beograd – Novi Sad route. The tender launched by the Ministry of Construction, Transport ...

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    Back-up batteries for Serbian signalling

    2021-03-28T05:00:00Z

    SERBIA: Colas Rail has awarded Saft and local distributor Goltech a contract to provide almost 800 batteries to provide backup power for trackside signalling, safety and communication equipment along a 58 km section of Corridor X. Colas Rail is modernising the route in partnership with ...

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    Serbia plans €3·3bn rail modernisation programme

    2021-03-24T05:00:00Z

    SERBIA: investment of €3·3bn is planned over the next decade to upgrade 3 735 km of the rail network to enhance efficiency, environmental sustainability and regional connectivity. This is to include the roll-out of ERTMS, removing speed restrictions, increasing freight capacity and improving asset management. ...

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    Southeast Europe-UK virtual rail summit to highlight business opportunities

    2021-02-26T13:48:00Z

    EUROPE: The Rail Cluster for South East Europe academic and industry group and the UK’s Rail Alliance are to hold a virtual rail summit highlighting business opportunities on May 18. The event, supported by the UK Department for International Trade, the British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the ...

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    Serbia calls tenders for 200 km/h EMUs

    2021-02-15T10:00:00Z

    SERBIA: The Ministry of Construction, Transport Infrastructure has called tenders for the supply of three 200 km/h electric trainsets for use on the Beograd - Novi Sad - Subotica route. The trainsets are required to be around 100 m long with a minimum ...

  • The Serbian government has signed a memorandum of understanding with French and Chinese companies for construction of a metro in Beograd.
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    Beograd metro memorandum of understanding signed

    2021-01-25T05:00:00Z

    SERBIA: The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with French and Chinese companies regarding the long-proposed development of a metro in Beograd. The MoU covering phase one of the project was signed on January 22 by Finance Minister Siniša Mali, Alstom Vice-President Philip Delur, ...

  • A memorandum of understanding for the future procurement of 200 km/h electric trains for the upgraded Beograd – Novi Sad – Subotica – Budapest corridor was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport & Infrastructure Tomislav Momirović and Chinese Ambas
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    Chinese trains proposed for upgraded Beograd – Budapest route

    2021-01-07T14:31:00Z

    SERBIA: A memorandum of understanding for the future procurement of 200 km/h electric trains for the upgraded Beograd – Novi Sad – Subotica – Budapest corridor was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport Infrastructure Tomislav Momirović and Chinese Ambassador Chen Bo on January 6. ...

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    Serbia – Montenegro line upgrade planning agreement

    2020-09-22T12:16:00Z

    SERBIA: A €21m agreement to develop conceptual designs and prepare documentation for the planned modernisation of the 210 km line from Valjevo to Vrbnica and the border with Montenegro was signed by infrastructure manager Infra ZS and Russian Railways subsidiary RZD International on September 21. Trains ...

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    Beograd – Niš route modernisation announced

    2020-08-10T08:00:00Z

    SERBIA: A €2bn project to modernise the 243·5 km Beograd – Niš line to allow 200 km/h operation is to begin in 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlović announced on July 29. The Beograd – Niš line is ...

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    Beograd metro feasibility study commissioned

    2020-07-21T15:48:00Z

    SERBIA: A contract has been signed for Egis Group to undertake a feasibility study for the proposed metro network in Beograd. The 18-month study will be funded by the French government. ‘The metro is one of the most ambitious projects we are ...

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    Čortanovci tunnel drilling completed

    2020-06-09T05:00:00Z

    SERBIA: Drilling of the 1 156 m long second bore of the Čortanovci tunnel was completed with a breakthrough ceremony on June 5. The 1 086 m first bore had been holed through on April 3. Under construction since August 2017, the Čortanovci tunnel and an ...

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    Budapest – Beograd route modernisation funding agreed

    2020-04-28T09:30:00Z

    HUNGARY: The loan agreement with China’s EximBank to fund the reconstruction and modernisation of the Hungarian section of the Budapest – Beograd corridor was finally signed on April 24.

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    EffiShunter 300 locomotives to be delivered to Serbia

    2020-02-23T06:00:00Z

    SERBIA: Following an international tender, national passenger operator Srbija Voz has selected CZ Loko to supply two locomotives for shunting at stations and depots. The EffiShunter 300 locomotives, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2021, will be similar to a pair which infrastructure manager ...

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    Serbia to invest €3·5bn in rail infrastructure

    2020-01-28T06:00:00Z

    SERBIA: The government has announced planned railway infrastructure spending of €3·5bn as part of the €14bn Serbia 2025 national investment programme. The rail elements include modernisation of the 208 km Valjevo – Vrbnica section of the Beograd – Bar line, and construction of an integrated traffic ...

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    CNG buses financed under EBRD Green Cities programme

    2020-01-02T15:43:00Z

    SERBIA: The European Bank for Reconstruction Development has signed the first loan under its Green Cities programme, covering the provision of €7m to enable Novi Sad’s city transport operator to purchase compressed natural gas fuelled buses. Scheduled to enter service this year as part ...

  • A train carrying Chinese-made equipment for use in the upgrade of the Beograd – Novi Sad line has arrived in Beograd.
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    China – Serbia service delivers railway equipment

    2019-11-10T05:00:00Z

    Serbia SERBIA: A train with 28 wagons carrying 500 tonnes of Chinese-made equipment for use in the upgrade of the Beograd – Novi Sad line has arrived in Beograd. The equipment had left the Chinese city of Jinan at end of September, travelling 10 ...

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    Beograd – Bar line modernisation agreement signed

    2019-10-24T12:42:00Z

    SERBIA: An agreement to co-operate to modernise the 208 km Valjevo – Vrbnica section of the line from Beograd to Bar in Montenegro was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlović and Russian Railways Chief Executive Oleg Belozerov on October 19. Russia ...

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    Amber Rail Freight Corridor becomes operational

    2019-02-12T11:00:00Z

    EUROPE: The Amber Rail Freight Corridor has become operational, as the first new corridor to be established since the original nine defined in 2010. Prearranged trains paths are now available for the 2019-20 timetable year through the corridor’s ‘one stop shop’. Designated as RFC 11, the Amber RFC is ...

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    Serbian infrastructure contracts signed during Putin visit

    2019-01-18T15:14:21Z

    SERBIA: Further agreements for Russian Railways to support the modernisation of the Serbian rail network were signed when Russia’s President Putin visited Beograd on January 17. Representatives of the two governments signed a memorandum for the joint implementation of infrastructure maintenance activities, while Infrastruktura Železnice Srbije and RZD International signed ...