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Talgo trains finally enter service in Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Federal Railways (ZFBH) have introduced into service today its Talgo tilting trainsets on Sarajevo – Doboj route. The BH Voz (BH train) has 237 seats (200 II class, 36 I class, and one seat for people with disables).  ZFBH is negotiating with Croatian Railways the introduction of BH train on Sarajevo-Zagreb international route starting with 2016/2017 timetable. …

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Railways of Bosnia-Herzegovina to be privatised in 2019

Railways of Bosnia-Herzegovina to be privatised in 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina Government (BiH) is preparing to restart the privatization and restructuring process of selected state owned enterprises, including its Federal Railways (ŽFBH). ŽFBH privatisation process is planned for Q2 2019 and represents one of the measures to be implemented following the financial agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  IMF and BiH authorities have reached an …

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Talgo trains to finally enter service on Sarajevo – Zagreb route

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The Railways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina will start international passenger operation of its Talgo trains on Sarajevo –  Zagreb routes in a couple of months, stated for the local press Rifat Čabrić, the company’s General Manager. The nine tilting trains are equipped for overnight services and will replace the 40 …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: EUR 25 million contract for the overhaul the Sarajevo-Bradina railway line

Public Enterprise Railways of the Federation BiH (ZFBH) and consortium GCF – Generali Costruzioni Ferroviarie S.p.A.(Italy) – Hering (Bosnia and Herzegovina) have signed an EUR 25 million contract for the overhaul the Sarajevo-Bradina railway line (30 km). “This deal signals the inversion of tendency in terms of Italian investments. Many opportunities …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: contract for signaling – telecommunication system along railway line Banja Luka – Doboj

Bosnia and Herzegovina Railway Public Corporation- BHRPC (Project Implementation Unit –PIU) and the Railway of Republika Srpska – ZRS  intend to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the EBRD and EIB towards the cost of a contract for signaling – telecommunication system along Railway line Banja Luka – …

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Bosnia & Herzegovina: contract for major track overhaul and tunnel rehabilitation works

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Railway Public Corporation and the Railways of Federation Bosnia Herzegovina – (ZFBH) intends using the loan granted by the the EBRD and EIB, towards the cost of: “Contract for Major Track Overhaul and Tunnel Rehabilitation Works Railway Corridor Vc, Sarajevo-Bradina”. The Works subject to this tender bid refers to track overhaul on …

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Obsolete rail infrastructure forces Bosnia and Herzegovina Federal Railways to give up new rolling stock acquisition

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In 2008, Bosnia and Herzegovina Federal Railways (ZFBH) signed a contract with Croatia’s Koncar for the purchase of 12 new electric low-floor EMUs.  The first unit was delivered in 2009, the price being estimated at EUR 5.3 million. However due to obsolete infrastructure and lack of line maintenance this year the …

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Bosnia & Herzegovina Railway and Railway of Republika Srpska discussed joint-service offering with Serbian Railways

Representatives of  Bosnia & Herzegovina Railway and Railway of Republika Srpska discussed the possibility of joint-service offering with Serbian Railways, in order to come to the transport market with a competitive price offer.  Nijaz Puzić, Chairman of the Board – CEO  of Bosnia & Herzegovina Railway, stated that the meeting held focused on commercial and …

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