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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:21 PM   #41
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Parvomai station:
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Varna station:
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Gorna Oriahvovica is a hub of north Bulgaria

Plovdiv central rail station:

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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:23 PM   #42
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Shumen rail station:
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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:26 PM   #43
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more shots of Varna station:




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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:34 PM   #44
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Ruse station was recently renovated:




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Veliko Turnovo station which was build more that 100 years ago:
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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:49 PM   #46
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Train station Gorna Oryahovitza
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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:51 PM   #48
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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:55 PM   #52
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Troyan train station:
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Old January 26th, 2010, 01:57 PM   #53
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Those are from the Ruse's museum of transport. It's actually originally one of the first railway stations as the first completed railway was Ruse-Varna during the Ottoman rule.

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The interior of the Bulgarian King's (Ferdinand) train:




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Old January 26th, 2010, 02:00 PM   #54
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This one is even older, used by the Ottoman aristocracy:



This is from the beginning of 20st century:
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Burgas central railway:




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Old January 26th, 2010, 02:14 PM   #57
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Plovdiv-Svilengrad Railway Electrification and Upgrading of Corridors IV and IX



Project Scope:
The project encompasses the reconstruction and partial doubling of approximately 150 km of railway track, construction of a catenary system, traction substations, signaling systems, telecommunications and radio control, as well as structures which will enable the complete doubling of the line in the future.

The objectives of the project are:

* Improvement of the quality of the transport system in Bulgaria
* Realization of a railway connection between Europe and Asia
* Integration of the Bulgarian railway system in the trans-European
* Provision of financial resources for the development and upgrading of the railway infrastructure
* Enhancement of the competitiveness of the Bulgarian railway system
* Reducing the travelling time
* Reducing the costs for maintenance of the railway infrastructure
* Increasing the efficiency and reliability of railway passenger and freight services along the route
* Reducing the transportation taxes
* Introduction of an up-to-date technology and upgraded standards in the railway transport in Bulgaria, in line, with the requirements of and practices in EU
* Improvement of the safety of travel of both passengers and freight
* Enhancement of the environment by the electrification of the diesel-powered traction

Financing:

EC grants (ISPA) € 153 million
Bank credits (EIB) € 150 million
State budget € 37 million
Total: € 340 million
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