Chinese companies call for partners for reconstruction of Belgrade-Budapest railway – deadline for offers May 4

Chinese companies call for partners for reconstruction of Belgrade-Budapest railway – deadline for offers May 4   Modernization of Belgrade-Budapest railway began in November 2017, on Belgrade-Stara Pazova section. The works, worth 350.1 million USD were granted to Chinese companies China Railways International and China Construction Company. These companies invite all interested companies to submit…

Government of Serbia adopts three rail transport law proposals

Government of Serbia adopts three rail transport law proposals   The Government of the Republic of Serbia adopted three proposals of laws regulating the field of rail transport and securing a further development of the railways, opening the rail services market and enhancing railway safety. The proposition of the law on railways regulates railway infrastructure…

Novatronic at IT-TRANS

Novatronic at IT-TRANS   Larger and more international than ever before, IT-TRANS presented itself for the sixth time between 6th and 8th of March. The growing significance of digital solutions for public transport is reflected in the visitor and exhibitor count: 260 companies and 6,000 visitors (2016: 5,000) came to Karlsruhe to discuss the mobility…

Prime Minister of Slovenia Resigns due to Railways

Prime Minister of Slovenia Resigns due to Railways Slovenian Prime Minister, Mr. Miro Cerar, resigned after the Supreme Court decided to invalidate the referendum on construction of new railway Divaca-Koper. This project was supposed to be the largest state investment project, worth one billion EUR. It included the construction of 27 kilometers long double-track railway.…

Croatian Minister of Infrastructure visiting Belgrade – renovating Belgrade-Zagreb railway

Croatian Minister of Infrastructure visiting Belgrade – renovating Belgrade-Zagreb railway   Croatian Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, Mr. Oleg Butković, is visiting Belgrade today with delegation consisting of more than 20 civil servants from the Ministry. They met with the representatives of Serbian Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, led by Minister Zorana…

PERES Project Started

PERES Project Started   Last week, the kick-off meeting of the PERES project took place in Brussels at the Tuscany Region Liaison Office with EU. PERES (Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU) is the project cofinanced by EU-EASME for supporting the internationalization of European Rail Supply SMEs in markets Beyond EU. PERES is a “European…

SEE Rail Perspective, Issue Eight

SEE Rail Perspective, Issue Eight The eight issue of SEE Rail Perspective, quarterly newsletter of Rail Cluster for Southeast Europe is published. The newsletter covers the news on the activities of the Cluster, important events in this sector from the region, as well as of the activities of Cluster members. All Cluster members interested in…

Deutsche Bahn working positively despite numerous challenges

Deutsche Bahn working positively despite numerous challenges   First man of Deutsche Bahn (DB), Richard Lutz considers his company’s performance in 2017 as very positive. Despite numerous challenges and problems (technical malfunctions, weather conditions, delays) profit and loss balance is much better than 2016. That is, train as a mean of transportation in Germany has…