Rail transport

Caretaker Transport Minister Fires Management Board of Bulgarian State Railways

Caretaker Transport, IT and Communications Minister Georgi Todorov has relieved of their posts the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ), Grigori Grigorov, and Nikola Vassilev, Executive Director of BDZ Holding, the BDZ Holding said in a press release on Tuesday.

New rail link set up between Vienna, Ljubljana and Trieste

Ljubljana – A new direct rail line linking Vienna, Ljubljana and Trieste was launched on Friday. The newly-established route is an important milestone in sustainable mobility efforts, said the Slovenian railway operator Slovenske Železnice. The line will run every day, starting this afternoon.

Metro – Line 4: The first construction sites in Athens are beginning works

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport is opening space for the first construction sites of Line 4 of the Athens metro. The gears that will set in motion the largest construction project in the country, with a budget of 1.8 billion euros, have begun to move. The subway is starting to wake up to get to work, starting in 2022, in the center of the capital after more than fifteen years.

Drula: This summer, we will have 12 pairs of Sun Trains on the Bucharest - Constanta route

A number of 12 pairs of InterRegio trains from CFR Passengers will be running this summer on the Bucharest - Constanta route, to which there will be added seven pairs of trains from the private operators Softrans, Regio Passengers, Transferoviar Passengers and Astra Trans Carpatic, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Catalin Drula announced on Thursday on Facebook.