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HŽ Infrastruktura signs EUR 241 million EU grant agreement

HŽ Infrastruktura signs EUR 241 million EU grant agreement

Croatian rail infrastructure manager HŽ Infrastruktura has signed a EUR 241 million grant agreement with EU’s INEA- Innovation and Networks Executive Agency for the upgrading of the existing track and the construction of a new second track of the 43.2 km long Krizevci-Koprivnica-Hungarian state border railway section.  HŽ Infrastruktura continues the modernisation of …

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Croatian Railways launches online ticket sales channels

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Croatian national passenger rail operator HZ Putnicki Prijevoz (HZPP) has launched an integrated 24/7 online ticketing system and a smartphone application, which the users will be able to install on their mobile phones free of charge. Ticket vending machines (TVMs) which accept credit cards will also be installed by the end of September in all major railway stations. …

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HZ Infrastruktura reports EUR 8 million profit for 2015

HZ Infrastruktura reports EUR 8 million profit for 2015

Croatian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, HZ Infrastruktura reported a HRK 60.6 million (EUR 8 million) net profit for 2015. It is an important growth considering that 2013 a HRK 838 million (EUR 111 million) loss was registered. The company’s revenue in 2015 reached HRK 1.37 bn and expenditures HRK 1.31 bn.  For the future, …

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Contract for Dugo Selo-Krizevci railway line modernisation signed

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Croatian railway infrastructure manager, HŽ Infrastruktura and a local consortium formed of DIV, Dalekovod and Zagreb Montaža have signed a contract for the construction of a second track on Dugo Selo – Križevci rail section  and the reconstruction of existing line. The modernisation of the 38 km-long railway line costs HRK 1.25 billion (EUR 165 million) and 85% of it will be …

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EC requests new restructuring plan for Croatia’s HZ Cargo

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The European Commission (EC) has rejected last week the restructuring plan of HZ Cargo, Croatia’s state-owned rail freight operator, reports the Vecernji list publication. The representatives of DG Competition held a meeting with the Croatian Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure Oleg Butkovic and requested a new restructuring plan for the company by …

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Estonian Skinest Rail to invest in the Croatian railway market

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Estonian Skinest Rail AS is interested in entering the Croatian railway market by partnering with or investing in the state-owned passenger operator HŽ Putnički prijevoz, state-owned rail freight operator HŽ Cargo and rolling stock manufacturer TŽV Gredelj.  Skinest Rail, part of Skinest Group, is the largest Estonian railway operator providing services on several …

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TZV Gredelj delivers modernised locomotive to Kosovo Railways

Croatia's TZV Gredelj delivers diesel-electric locomotive to Kosovo's Trainkos

Croatian rolling stock manufacturer TZV Gredelj has delivered a modernized diesel-electric locomotive to Kosovo’s national railway operator Trainkos Sh.A. The vehicle will be used for both freight and passenger transport. The two companies have started cooperation back in 2008, when Gredelj won a EUR 2.5 million contract for the modernization of an EMD G16 diesel electric locomotive. Following the …

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New Croatian DMU enters service

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The first of the 12 Konkar DMU multiple-units for Croatian Railways (HŽ Putnički prijevoz) has entered service on Zagreb (main station)- Zabok – Varaždin regional railway line.  Transport Minister Oleg Butkovic, Croatian Railways CEO of Passenger Transport Drazen Ratkovic, and Koncar – Electric Vehicles CEO Darinko Bago were among the guests on board the train.  The …

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Works start on new line Gradec – Sveti Ivan Zabno railway section

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Croatia: HŽ Infrastruktura has launched the construction of the new 12.2 km long non-electrified single-track railway line on section Gradec – Sveti Ivan Žabno. The contractors of the HRK 203.4 million project are Comsa (Spain) and Wiebe (Germany).  Works also include the construction of three new railway stops with shelters and car parking. Gradec stop building and Sveti …

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Croatian consortium awarded Dugo Selo–Krizevci rail construction project

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HZ Infrastruktura has selected Dalekovod – DIV – Zagreb Montaža consortium to carry out the works for Dugo Selo – Križevci Railway Section Upgrade and Construction of Second Track project. This is Croatia’s largest project financed by the EU. The estimated value of construction works amount to HRK 1.278 billion (EUR 170 million), while the total estimated value of the …

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