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10.09.2009

Due to excessive flooding in Turkey international trains to Istanbul are temporarily cancelled

Due to excessive flooding in Turkey international trains to Istanbul are temporarily cancelled.

25.02.2008

“Bulgarian State Railways" EAD launch an additional train from Sofia to Pernik

As of today “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD launch and additional train from Sofia to Pernik, which will be served with one of the new electric multiple units Desiro.

19.02.2008

EMUs Desiro will operate six more trains between Sofia and Pernik

As of tomorrow (20-th February) the new EMUs Desiro will operate six more regional trains between Sofia and Pernik. This becomes possible with the new scheme for enhancement of train connections in the region of Sofia. The timetables of some trains will be changed as well.

15.02.2008

BDZ ЕАД resume services for “Kremikovtsi"

At the meeting between the management teams of “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD and the metallurgical plant “Kremikovtsi" an agreement was reached on the scheme for the disbursement of liabilities of the plant to the railway carrier. The meeting between the management teams of the two companies was held in the office of the Deputy Minister of transport, Georgi Petarneichev.

14.02.2008

The first two EMUs Desiro start regular service

As of tomorrow the first two electric multiple units (EMU) Desiro start regular service and will serve a total of seven of regional trains around Sofia. The new EMUs will replace the current composition of these trains, which consisted of passenger coaches or traditional electric trainsets

17.12.2007

Additional trains between Sofia and Pleven during Christmas season

With a view to the improvement of passenger services and due to increased demand for tickets for the route Sofia – Pleven – Sofia during Christmas season, “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD will launch two additional fast trains along this route. The additional trains will operate on 21st, 22nd, 26th and 29th December 2007, as well as on 1st January 2008.

17.12.2007

The first two EMUs of Siemens arrived

On 16th December the first two electric multiple units (EMU) “Desiro" of Siemens arrived in Bulgaria. Their delivery is in compliance with the contract between “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD and Siemens for the procurement of 25 new EMUs.

14.12.2007

“Bulgarian State Railways" EAD will provide additional coaches for the Christmas season

In order to improve transport services during Christmas season and New Year holidays, in the period between 21st December 2007 and 3rd January 2008, “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD will provide additional coaches for the compositions of some trains in compliance with the capacity of the passenger coach fleet. Over 16 000 additional seats will be available in the trains for the whole period.

06.12.2007

Broken catenary line still blocks trains in the Balkan

Catenary line between Tryavna and Krustec is still not repaired and train traffic remains impossible. In addition, the catenary line in the next section between Krustec and Radunci also became dysfunctional.

06.12.2007

Snow broke catenary line and blocked trains

Heavy snow crushed trees and branches, which in their turn broke the catenary line between Tryavna and Krustec as of 01:30 hrs.

30.08.2007

Vandal attempts against the rolling stock of Bulgarian State Railways EAD continue

Yesterday, about 09:30 a.m., one of the newly delivered from Germany passenger coach of Bulgarian State Railways EAD was thrown stones at by unknown persons. The incident happened on its way to the National Research Institute on Transport where it had to be certified for technical fitness necessary for its operation within the rail transport system.

21.08.2007

The Bulgarian State Railways EAD provide persons with reduced mobility with special platforms for travelling on train, and in the station of Shumen as well

In compliance with the implementation of the Programme on transport and communication servicing of persons with reduced mobility of the Ministry of Transport Bulgarian State Railways EAD start the servicing of persons with reduced mobility in wheelchairs in the station of Shumen, as of August 22, 2007. Thanks to the special platforms the passengers with reduced mobility shall have the possibility to get on and off the trains without any difficulties.

19.06.2007

Train traffic in the line section between Radevtsi and Krustets

Train traffic in the line section between Radevtsi and Krustets was restored at 11:16. The land slide was cleaned from the emergency teams of the National Railway Infrastructure Company.

19.06.2007

Landslide cancelled train traffic between Radevtsi and Krustets

As of 08:30 hrs this morning train traffic in the line section between Radevtsi and Krustets has been cancelled due to landslide in front of one of the tunnels. The landslide has broken the catenary wire as well.

11.06.2007

“Bulgarian State Railways" EAD will launch further additional trains and coaches for the summer season

With a view to the improvement of passenger transport services, as of 15th June 2007 “Bulgarian State Railways" EAD will launch additional trains and coaches along some routes to the seaside port of Bourgas.

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