Tag Archives: Bosnia & Herzegovina

Western Balkan Trains

Railway Gazette have reported in September that there is going to be sizeable investment into train infrastructure in the Western Balkans. Agreement has been reached between Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to improve connections and journey times. Progress is definitely needed of course, but at a cost to the throwback […]

Trains in the East of Europe

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Wordless Wednesday – train carriage interior Bosnia

Sunday Photo

Sarajevo had the first tram system in Europe, dating back to the end of the 19th Century. The first trams were horse-drawn and Sarajevo was chosen as the testing ground by the Austria-Hungary Empire before they were introduced to Vienna. This tram pictured in 2012 is not quite that old, dating from the 1970’s.

Wordless Wednesday – The Ploce to Sarajevo Express

Train Tours in Eastern Europe #3

Zagreb to Split to Sarajevo to Belgrade to Sofia to Veliko Tărnovo 2012 saw Hamish & I take in the capitals of three of The former Yugoslav countries, finally get a proper look at Sofia and visit perhaps Bulgaria’s nicest small city. First up the capital of Croatia. We resisted the temptation to visit Zagreb […]