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Metrovagonmash completes delivery of DMUs to Serbia

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Transmashholding subsidiary, Metrovagonmash has completed the delivery of the 27 DMUs (DP-S) to Serbian Railways. The 120 km/h trains are designed for 1435 mm gauge infrastructure and specifically for Serbian Railways, in compliance with the proposed customer specifications. The USD 100 million contract was signed in October 2014.  The DMUs are equipped with air-conditioning, heating …

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Serbia Cargo gets EUR 64m EBRD loan to expand and upgrade locomotive fleet

Serbia Cargo gets EUR 64m EBRD loan to expand and upgrade locomotive fleet

EBRD is considering reallocation of an existing sovereign guaranteed loan of EUR 100 million to Serbian Railways, approved by the Board on 1 September 2010. The reallocation follows a decision by the Government of Serbia to unbundle vertically integrated JSC Serbian Railways. The existing loan is being restructured to reassign loan …

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RZD International completes modernisation of three rail sections of Corridor X in Serbia

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RZD International, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, has already completed the modernisation of three northern railway sections of Corridor X in Serbia, totaling over 65 km of lines: Sopot Kosmaysky –Kovachevats (18 km), Mala Krsna – Velika Plana (29 km) and Ruma – Golubinci (18 km). The total cost of the reconstruction for the three sections reaches USD …

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Serbia’s national rail freight operator on the growth path

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Serbia’s national rail freight operator, Srbija Kargo continues its growth trend, posting a RSD 40 million profit in Q1 2016. The profit registered last year during its first five months of activity is about RSD 103 million. Established in August 2015 Srbija Kargo’s surpassed its RSD 148 million revenue target and managed …

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Russian DMUs enter service in Serbia

Russian DMUs enter service in Serbia

Four of the 27 DMUs manufactured by Metrovagonmash for Serbian Railways have entered service on Belgrade-Vrsac, Zrenjanin-Kikinda and Belgrade-Zrenjanin routes.  The 120 km/h  DMUs series 711 are equipped with HVAC systems, toilets and can accommodate 246 passengers (120 sitting and 126 standing).  In October 2014,  Serbian Railways and the RZD International subsidiary of Russian Railways have signed a USD 100 million …

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Serbian Railways completes first phase of Belgrade Center Station modernisation 

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The 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 …

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EUR 2.5 billion railway projects for modernising Serbia’s transport infrastructure

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Serbia is implementing railway projects worth EUR 2.5 billion, stated the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic during her opening speech at the South East Europe Strategic Alliance for Rail Innovation (SEESARI) conference. The current value of the projects amounts to EUR 1.5 billion, while the …

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Metrowagonmash delivers first two DMUs to Serbian Railways

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Metrowagonmash JSC (MWM, part of Transmashholding) has delivered the first two DMUs to Serbian Railways, as part of the US$ 100 million agreement for 27 DMUs plus spare parts worth $2.6 million, signed in October last year. The class DP-S DMU are equipped with HVAC systems (Webasto, Germany), halogen bulb headlight and different …

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RZD International and Serbian railway infrastructure manager sign MoU

RZD International and Serbian railway infrastructure manager sign MoU

RZD International, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD) implementing overseas infrastructure projects of the holding company, and Serbian railway infrastructure manager Infrastruktura železnice Srbije have signed a memorandum on strategic partnership, following the Russian-Serbian meeting led by the Prime Ministers of the two countries, Dmitry Medvedev, and Aleksandar Vucic. The document sets the …

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Stadler EMUs enter service in Serbia

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Serbian Railways has introduced into regular service the first Stadler Flirt III EMUs. The  ICS (Inter City Serbia) train will operate on a regular basis on Belgrade – Novi Sad – Subotica route. “The modernization of rolling stock fleet of Serbian Railways has finally begun, and with the introduction of the new Stadler trains …

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