Taking the Iron Road Through Serbia – Fabian’s Site
Although bus is faster, I like trains. And from Belgrade to Nis there are brand new Stadler Flirt trains. Edited: May 18, , am. Mentioned. ZS - Zeleznice Srbije ZS at Beograd, Serbia and Montenegro by . ZS - Zeleznice Srbije Stadler-FLIRT 3 # at Sremski Karlovci, Serbia and Montenegro. The contract for delivery of the units came into force only in March , and MAV launched its first Stadler Flirt-model suburban trains in April.
Twelve new trains from the Metrovagonmash were ordered and are in service, with additional 35 on order. Because of this, there are preliminary reports that the passenger ridership has skyrocketed on the services operated by the new trains.
The first train was delivered in late Septemberwhile the last arrived in August The new trains will mostly serve regional traffic.
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Under new management, the Serbian railways were able to cut operating costs by 2. Previously, the newly appointed CEO referred to the overall situation in Serbian railways as "disastrous". This will focus on improving key sections of railway, doubling tracks, and the purchase of several Russian-built DMUs. Beovoz suspended its Belgrade-Valjevo service, and multiple sections of the Belgrade-Bar line were damaged.
A rail bridge in Kolubara was swept away in the floods. In Junework on sanitizing rail infrastructure and recovering flooded sections began.
Diesel trainsets DMU classesand are used mainly on local lines. They are expected to take ageing railbuses out from the last few routes remaining. List of railway stations in Serbia Serbian Railways offers many services which include local intra-city routes, domestic inter-city routes, and international routes. Zlatibor is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Serbia and is best reached via the stations at Branesci or Uzice, from where you can take public or private transport.
If you want to do the whole journey to Bar, which is an adventure itself, remember that trains to Bar no longer leave from the main railway station but from the station at Topcider, which was formerly used solely by the royal family and, later, by President Tito.
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Topcider can be reached easily by tram from the old railway station and, of course, by taxi or car. It is advisable to take the train by day, so you can fully enjoy the view, but there is also a night train. The train leaves Belgrade in the morning, using old-fashioned railway carriages from the s. Two hours later, you reach Sremski Karlovci. From there, it is an easy walk to the town centre, where you can sample some tasty local specialties. Both the old Catholic and Orthodox churches are worth visiting.
Here, the historic Treaty of Karlowitz was negotiated between November 16th November and January 26th Januarywhich ended hostilities between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League, a coalition of various European powers including Habsburg Austria.
Early in the evening you return on the same train back to Belgrade.
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On the way, you can enjoy a drink in the train bar or just relax and watch the landscape changing. The track was built over the Sargan mountain pass and in order to reach needed height difference of meters the railway track was built in the form of a figure eight, hence the name.
The train passes through beautiful landscape and at one point you can see the railway line below you, or above you, depending on the direction of travel. The tourist train departs daily in the summer season from Mokra Gora to Sargan Vitasi and then back. In winter, there are some scheduled departures.
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Vrsac and Prahovo Beside the trips described above, a day trip from Belgrade to Vrsac, an interesting town near the Romanian border, in Vojvodina, is worth taking. The diesel train will bring you there in less than two hours, and with five trains a day you can be flexible. While there, try some of the local wines, especially as there is no pressure about driving home.