Rail Transport in Croatia: Croatian Railways, Parenzana, Samoborek, Split Suburban Railway, Zagreb Funicular
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Rail Transport in Croatia: Croatian Railways, Parenzana, Samoborek, Split Suburban Railway, Zagreb Funicular  (English, Paperback, Llc Books, Llc Books)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Life Journey
  • ISBN: 9781156577684, 1156577683
  • Edition: 2010
  • Pages: 52
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Chapters: Croatian Railways. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 50. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Croatian Railways (Croatian: , (H)) is the national railway company of Croatia, formed after the dissolution of Yugoslavia and J. Zagreb Main Station.The Croatian railway system consists of 2,974 km of rails (of which 248 km is double track). 1,228 km is electrified - 41.3%. (End of 2004). There are several major railway routes in the country: There are also other routes to Slovenia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. The railways are in urgent need of modernization. Following the break-up of Former Yugoslavia, there has been minimal investment in railway infrastructure right across the country. Many important routes are still not electrified, are single track, have high grades and meandering sections - ultimately leading to slow speeds. The network has been improved over the last ten years, with the effect of an increased maximum speed on the Zagreb-Novska-Vinkovci line. There are sections where the speed limit has been raised from 80 km/h to 120 km/h and even 160 km/h. Railway modernisation is set to be extended further with a national 'railway investment plan' (with funding totalling over 18 billion HRK through to 2012. International Intercity train accelerating.The railway line between Dobova and Tovarnik, operating the length of Croatia east-west via Zagreb, is the country's most important rail line, and part of the Pan-European corridor X. It is also the most advanced and busiest, being completely electrified and consisting mostly of double tracks. In a longitudinal manner it crosses Croatia's northern regions Slavonia, Posavina and the Greater Zagreb Region, connecting the most economically developed towns in Croatia with each other. The route is as follows At Vinkovc...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=5744942
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  • 2010
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