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Slovenia: Successful infrastructure is vital for a successful economy

12 February 2014 | By Dušan Mes, General Manager, Slovenske železnice

The railway has a long tradition in Slovenia. The first train arrived in 1846 and brought with it industrial development, new posts and overall progress. Nearly 170 years later, Slovenske železnice (SŽ/Slovenian Railways) are still a vital link in the Slovenian logistical chain, an indispensable part of public passenger transport,…


New perspectives for the South Eastern Region

15 September 2006 | By Harald Hotz, Head of Network Access, ÖBB-Infrastruktur Betrieb AG

It is widely known that the railway sector in South Eastern Europe has to handle a lot of challenges since the break-up of former Yugoslavia. Not only do government bodies and railways in the region have to face and accept them, but also their counterparts in the neighbouring countries have…


SZ – competitive progress

14 February 2006 | By Dr. Jozve Jurkovic, General Director, Slovenske zveleznice

Slovenia is a small central-European country and Slovenian Railways (SZ) is a small railway company. With just over 1,200 kilometres of railway tracks and 8,100 employees, Slovenian Railways are among the smallest of European railways. The above mentioned numbers, however, only tell part of the story about the company and…