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Serbian Railways completes first phase of Belgrade Center Station modernisation 

12_l_no3The first phase of modernisation for Belgrade Center Station at Prokop has been completed and after 40 years the facility was opened today for traffic. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic attended the opening ceremony and stated that the next phase of work will begin in March, when access roads will be built. Belgrade Prokop train station should be fully completed in 2018, one year ahead of schedule. 

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development provided a EUR 25.8 million loan to the Serbian government in 2012. Modernisation works included acceptance, dispatch and traffic control in Belgrade Center, as well as complete reconstruction of electro-technical infrastructure in Prokop ( construction of 3, 4, 7 and 8 track sand reconstruction of existing 9 and 10 tracks, finishing undrgound passeges and train platforms, installation of passenger information system, OLE and construction of 4 power substations, power and telecommunication installations, dispatching devices and local cables network, security systems for Belgrade Center station, installation of electronic signaling and safety devices in Karadjordjev Park and Dedinje rail juction, and the reconstruction of the signaling box). 

Belgrade Prokop station was used only by BG:voz for urban rail public transport in Belgrade. The new station will enable local, regional and international passenger trains to use this station.

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