The National Railway Infrastructure Company of Bulgaria (NRIC) has begun installing modern signaling and telecommunication systems, including ETCS Level 1, on 293 km of the Plovdiv - Burgas line, which will help increase the safety and interoperability of international rail transport.
Four new Smartron locomotives are already in operationFour new Smartron locomotives have been delivered to the Bulgarian Railways, which have already been formed into the trains since April 29.
BDZ terminated the procedure for the purchase of electric trains due to the lack of suppliersThe Bulgarian Railway (BDZ) has terminated the tender procedures for the supply and warranty service of up to 16 new passenger electric trains.
Three more Smartron locomotives launched in BulgariaSince February 11 three new Smartron locomotives have been involved into passenger transportation to various cities in Bulgaria, reports railway magazine Railway Supply citing information from the Bulgarian Railways.
Another Smartron electric locomotive put into operation in BulgariaThe third locomotive Smartron (Siemens) was delivered and included in the train schedule of the Bulgarian Railway.
BDZ to repower narrow gauge locomotivesNational operator BDZ has allocated 4m leva for modernisation of the 760 mm gauge diesel locomotives used on the 125 km Septemvri – Bansko – Dobrinishte line in the Rhodope mountains.