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07.07.2015 CRRC rolls out its first passenger train for Europe
CRRC

MACEDONIA: Minister of Transport & Communications Minister Vlado Misajlovski visited Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive’s plant on July 7 to see the roll out of the first passenger trainsets to be produced by China’s CRRC for a European customer. ...

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27.11.2014 Greece railway traffic interrupted
Hellas

Today passenger rail traffic on the route Gevgelija - Thessaloniki - Gevgelija will be halted because of the announced strike by members of the Greece Railwaymen Federation.

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05.11.2014 New freight Еass-Z-(К) wagons
Eass-Z-(K)

The first shipment of 13 freight wagons Eass-Z-(K) has arrived which were made by the Slovakian company ZOS Trnava, a.s. for MZ Transport.

The remaining 150 are scheduled to arrive in early January.

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24.06.2014 New multiple unit
Скопје

The Ministry of Transport and Communications today signed contracts for diesel multiple unit to transport passengers within the project to rebuild the fleet of "Railways Transport" AD - Skopje.

The deal with China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation (CSR) covers the purchase of four diesel multiple unit (DMU) and two electric multiple unit (EMU), with capacity of carrying 200 passengers.

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10.05.2014 Link between Belgrade Skopje Thessaloniki
Hellas Express

After three years of interruption, rail link between Belgrade - Skopje - Thessaloniki and vice versa is established with the return of international Hellas Express train D 334/335.

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15.04.2014 Tender for railway Bitola - Kremenica
Koridor 10dThe European Union has issued a tender for reconstruction of railway Bitola - Kremenica.

It is an investment of 20 million euros, which includes repair the section of track on Corridor Xd to Greece.

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10.04.2014 By train from Skopje to Thessaloniki from May 10, 2014
Train to ThessalonikiWith a pair of trains each day on the route Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje, from May 10 to June 10, a discount of 30% compared to the regular price of ticket.

The price of a return ticket will be 19.6 euros.

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09.04.2014 April 9th ??- Day of railwaymen in Macedonia.
Day of railwaymen in Macedonia
1873 - 2014
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27.12.2013 Start of repairs the railroad from Nogaevci to Negotino, Corridor 10.
Коридор 10The total cost of repairs of the railway length of 30,993 meters, amounting to EUR 9,399,755, secured by a loan from the EBRD. Contractor's Bulgarian company SK - 13 Holding AD. After the overhaul of this section for about a year, still 31 km of Corridor 10 will be functional for speeds up to 120 kmilometri h ...

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18.12.2013 Signed a contract for 150 freight cars of Macedonian Railways - Transport
Signed a contractMacedonian Railways JSC Skopje have awarded the Contract to the Tenderer ZOS Trnava A.S., Slovakia whose offer has been determined to be the lowest evaluated Tender and is substantially responsive to the TD.

The Contract price, as corrected and modifield in accordance with the Instructions to Tenderers, amounts EUR 13.208.750,00, for 150 new freight cars Series Sggrss-80 and Eass-Z-(K).

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30.10.2013 Less time for an hour by train transport along Corridor 10
Коридор 10 Corridor 10 sections with completed overhaul of Kumanovo - Tabanovci and Marvinci - Smokvic and the removal of the so called blackpoints, the time has been reduced to one hour for goods transport by rail along the Corridor 10. ...

- From the entrance to the exit of Macedonia to Greece , where previously the average duration of movement of goods was four hours and 15 minutes , with only a reconstruction of two sections which are already completed with length of almost 27 km , the time of movement of trains for shipping goods shortened to an hour , said Janakieski . ...

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24.09.2013 Meeting the SERG Group.
Meeting the SERG Group in Skopje MacedoniaIn Skopje, a meeting of SERG - South-East Europe Railways Group to align the Passenger Transport.

In specialnata group of the International Union of Railways - UIC member are: Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Republika Srpska.

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27.08.2013 MACEDONIAN RAILWAYS FLEET RENEWAL PROJECT
Tenders Electronic DailyThis Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com) on 1st of June 2012.
Macedonian Railways Transport JSC (‘MRT’) hereinafter referred as “The Purchaser” has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of the procurement of new rolling stock.
The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from suppliers for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan for the Design, Manufacturing, Supply, and Commissioning of:
  • 4 (four) new diesel passenger multiple units (DMU’s);
  • 2 (two) new electric multiple passenger units (EMU’s)
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  • more about invitation for tenders: EBRD'
    09.04.2013 140 years of Macedonian Railways
    140 years of Macedonian Railways
    First train in Veles 09-04-1873 year
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    04 - 08.02.2013 CONSULTANCY SERVICES - REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
    Tenders Electronic Daily... The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD has extended a sovereign guaranteed loan to the Macedonian Railways Transport Joint Stock Company (MRTJSC) in a total amount of EUR 50 million, of which EUR 7 million is for the rehabilitation of the part of the existing old electric locomotives and EUR 2.2 million for the implementation of some energy efficiency measures in the complex of Skopje...
    more: EBRD'
    04 - 08.02.2013 Conferences of FTE
    Tenders Electronic DailyFrom 04 to 08.02.201, Coordination conference WMPS Freight Traffic (OSJD) in Skopje, Macedonia.
    more: Forum Train Europe'
    31.12.2012
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    07.12.2012 Tenders Electronic Daily
    Tenders Electronic DailyPreparation of detailed design and tender documentation for construction of new railway section Kicevo–border with Republic of Albania as part of Corridor VIII and tender documentation for supervision of construction works.
    more: TED online version of the 'Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union'
    10.11.2012 Starts rehabilitation and modernization of railway Corridor 10
    Rehabilitation and modernization of railway Corridor 10The Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski will attend marking the start of construction work for the rehabilitation and modernization of railway Corridor 10 in the Republic of Macedonia.
    The event will be held at 13:30, at the railway station in Kumanovo.
    Ministry of Transport and Communications
    01.10.2012 All change for Macedonian national rail service with EBRD suport
    EBRD ... The EBRD loan, backed by a sovereign guarantee and with a tenor of 15 years, will pay for the purchase of six new passenger trains and 150 rail wagons, plus the rehabilitation of three electric locomotives. It will also finance energy efficiency improvements to MRT’s maintenance workshop and the introduction of a company-wide energy management system. ...
    read more: EBRD
    23.08.2012 Last train Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje
    Пивофест 2012 ПрилепLast train from
    Skopje to Thessaloniki will run 24, August 2012 and from
    Thessaloniki to Skopje on 25, August 2012
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    27.07.2012 Another interruption of rail traffic between Macedonia and Greece.
    Скопје - Солун - Скопје сезонси возWe want to inform the public and service users of Macedonian Railways Transport AD - Skopje that the last 7 days there was and is an interruption of international rail traffic along the Corridor 10 in the Republic of Greece for an emergency event.
    The disruption lasts for 7 days for clearing and restoring the railroad in the area Polikastro (R. Greece). Macedonian Railways Transport AD - Skopje are still with no information when traffic will be established, but to the Greek railways is been offered aid for clarifying the situation.
    During that time, losses or damages suffered by our company and the Macedonian economy is big. We hope that as soon as possible Greek Railways will remove obstacles for the traffic to be normalized.
    MZ Transport JSC - Skopje
    13.07.2012 Seasonal railway Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje
    Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje >Seasonal railway MZ Transport JSC - Skopje and the Greek railway transport made a deal on 14th of july this year to introduce seasonal railway route Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje.
    This train will run every weekend from July 14, which from Skopje will depart every Saturday in 05:05 in the morning, from Veles in 06:01, Negotino 06:46, Gevgelija 07:34, and in Thessaloniki will arrive at 10:24 (Greek time).
    The seasonal train, from Thessaloniki will depart every Sunday at 20:11 am (Greek time). Gevgelija departure is scheduled for 20:40, Negotino - 21:46, Veles - 22:25 pm and the train will arrive in Skopje at 23.11 pm.
    The cost for driving ticket from Skopje - Thessaloniki, or Thessaloniki - Skopje for the second class will be 756.00 denars and return ticket Skopje - Thessaloniki - Skopje and back will cost 1238.00 denars.
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    08-07-2012 Janakieski: Construction of railway Corridor 8 to begin next spring
    Јанакиески: Изградбата на железничкиот Коридор 8 започнува на пролет The construction of the railway corridor 8, a section from Kumanovo to Beljakovce is to begin on February or March 2013, Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski said at Sunday’s press conference.
    The talks with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are underway from which funds at amount of EUR 46.4 million are to be provided this year and the construction of section from Kumanovo to Beljakovce is to begin during 2013 and to be completed in 2017, Janakieski said. ...

    read more: Government of R. Macedonia
    2012 Macedonian Railways fleet renewal project
    EBRD ... - Provision of up to four new three-car diesel passenger multiple units (DMUs)
    - Provision of up to two new three-car electric passenger multiple units (EMUs)
    - Provision of up to 150 new freight wagons
    - Rehabilitation of three electric locomotives
    - Related consultancy services. ...

    read more: EBRD
    14.06.2012 Wireless Internet at the train station in Skopje
    Потпишан договор за ревитализација на пруги од Коридорот 10 ... Free Internet will be available at any point in the passenger section and the platforms of the railway station in Skopje.
    The implementation of the WI-FI project which Macedonian Railways Infrastructure began to realize in order to provide wireless Internet both in Skopje and the major railway stations in Macedonia ...

    read more: MZI
    10.04.2012 ALPINE to rebuild railroad in Macedonia
    Corridor X SALZBURG / Skopje The Austrian ALPINE Construction Company will rehabilitate 24 kilometers of the important north-south railway connection in the Republic of Macedonia in the next twelve months together with its German joint venture partner, H.F. WIEBE. The railway line is part of the Pan-European Corridor X. The seven-million-euros required to rehabilitate the railway line will be financed entirely by the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development). ...
    read more: Alpine
    30.03.2012 Holocaust era rail car arrives in Long Beach
    Вагон за Музејот на толеранција и холокауст во Чандлер, Аризона ... The rail car traveled 11,000 miles from Macedonia and will now make its way to the Holocaust & Tolerance Museum being developed in Chandler, Ariz. The rail car will be the centerpiece of the museum, which will promote acceptance, social action and respect using lessons from the Holocaust. ...
    read more: Mercury News
    25.03.2012 The country will protect the monopoly of Railway to EU entry
    Јанакиевски 03-2012 ... - Macedonia is not ready for a second operator. It should be invested in the infrastructure and in new cars which already has procedure in progress, and then allow liberalization which incidentally is when Macedonia will join the EU. Such a provision attached into the law of the rail system which has passed the government's procedure on Friday, said Mile Janakieski Minister of Transport. ...
    read more: Channel 5 TV
    18.02.2012 Macedonia Calls Tender for Supply of Railway Transport Equipment - TED
    MZ Infrastruktura Macedonian state-owned railway company Makedonski Zeleznici Infrastruktura has called a tender for the supply of transport equipment, a notice in the EU procurement journal indicated.
    The contract covers the procurement of monoblock wheels and axle assemblies for rail vehicles, the notice published in the Tenders Electronic Daily, a supplement of the European Union’s Official Journal, over the weekend showed.

    source: TED-Tenders Electronic Daily

    26.01.2012 First original artefact was loaded to USA 's museum of Tolerance and Holocaust, Chandler, Arizona
    Вагон за Музејот на толеранција и холокауст во Чандлер, Аризона

    - Today, after they asked for help, from the Macedonian Railway Transport JSC - Skopje it was loaded one more freight wagon from the WWII holocaust in Macedonia intended for the transport of the Jews. This goods wagon is sent to the USA's museum of Tolerance and Holocaust in Chandler, Arizona.


    Chandler Holocaust Museum obtains first major artefact
    A World War II era railcar is being shipped to the United States to become a central artifact in the Holocaust & Tolerance Museum being developed in Chandler, AZ. The railcar is coming from Macedonia, which was occupied by Germany during WWII. The car will be imported through Los Angeles to Arizona in early 2012. ...

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    24.01.2012 Free train tickets for 1000 handball fans to Belgrade for the handball match Macedonia - Serbia
    1000 срца за Македонија - Европското првенство во ракомет во НишMacedonian national TV provided 1000 free train ride tickets for the Macedonia - Serbia mach wich will be played tomorow (25-th of January) at 20:15 o'clock in Belgrade arena.
    The full costs of the rail transport were covered by the Goverment of R. Macedonia, and the tickets were purchased by GP Pelister.
    The Number of the train 15334 "1000 hearts for Macedonia" will consist 13 passenger coaches of approximately ~345 meters witch departs at 6:00 from the railway station in Skopje. Returning back from Belgrade is at 23:30 with train no. 15337
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    22.01.2012 Free train tickets for 1000 handball fans to Belgrade for the handball match Macedonia - Poland
    1000 срца за Македонија - Европското првенство во ракомет во НишMacedonian national TV provided 1000 free train ride tickets for the Macedonia - Poland mach wich will be played tomorow (23-th of January) at 16:20 o'clock in Belgrade arena.
    The full costs of the rail transport were covered by the Goverment of R. Macedonia, and the tickets were purchased by AD Makstil.
    The Number of the train 15334 "1000 hearts for Macedonia" will consist 13 passenger coaches of approximately ~345 meters witch departs at 5:00 from the railway station in Skopje. Returning back from Belgrade is at 23:30 with train no. 15337
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    05.01.2012 Multi-modal freight terminal
    Multi-modal freight terminal Started the project "Multi-modal freight terminal in raill station - Skopje"
    Under the joint initiative of the Customs Administration and MR JP Infrastructure, with support from the Ministry of Transport and Communications has launched an initiative to railway freight station - Skopje became a customs terminal for railway wagons and track. Investicijata for training space and facilities can be a function of the job will be own funds of JP Infrastructure MR. ...

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    01.01.2012
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    30.11.2011 Statistical
    Државниот завод за статистика According to the data of the State Statistical Offce, in the third quarter of 2011, the number of passengers carried in rail transport was 352 000.
    In the same period, in comparison with the third quarter of 2010, the quantity of goods carried in rail transport by 14.3%.

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    07.11.2011 Track Kumanovo - Beljakovce
    Обраќање на Министерот Јанакиески во однос на сработеното во првите 100 дена од мандатот на Владата ... The Minister has announced projects to improve the railway infrastructure. In the next period, he said, a contract should be signed to rebuild the railroad Kumanovo – Beljakovce till the end of the year where EBRD and the EIB should approve the project, and during of 2013 to start constructing the part that is missing to the border with Bulgaria.
    - In this phase reconstruction project should be completed, to contract crediting, and then it’s the tender for construction. I expect that by the end of next year we will sign a contract for the reconstruction of this first part and that will provide the financial structure of the second part of which needs construction, Janakieski explained, adding that the whole investment costs about 450 million euros. ...
    ... said Minister Mile Janakieski.

    source: Sitel TV
    07.11.2011 Finally, we will travel with new trains
    Oliver Derkoski For the five new multiple unit train it will be spent 45 million euros that will be provided by international banks.
    ... "We will procure three new diesel multiple unit with three coaches and two electric multiple unit with four coaches. The cost of one of them reaches from 4 to 4.5 million. For them we will wait a bit longer because they work only by ordering. Usually it takes from 12 to 18 months to be produced "says director Derkoski. He explains that along with the trains it will be purchased and two electric locomotives, of which one reaches the European markets to cost 4 million euros. The transport of goods will be easier with 150 new cargo wagons, which will spend about 12 million euros. ...
    ... says director Derkoski Oliver.

    more on: Utrinski vesnik
    14.10.2011 A complete standstill of the freight traffic to Greece.
    WLB cars Реновиран патнички вагон во фабриката за шински возила Велес - Колска .... Complete standstill accrued in the railway transport. The Greek railway to Macedonian Railways with a letter announced the delay of the admission of trains from Macedonia for the period from 18 to 24 October due to the strike by the customs officials. However they left a space for trains to check which later they be appropriate stored by 21 of October.
    - Despite today’s announcement, train with 19 wagons loaded with a sheet of "MAKSTIL A.D." with regulated transport mapping documents for the goods two days before the strike, this morning left for Idomeni. However the train with the 19 wangons was sent back, said the head of the railway station in Gevgelija Dragan Mladenovski. ...
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    more on: MIA
    05.10.2011 The renovation of the sleeping car continues.
    WLB cars Реновиран патнички вагон во фабриката за шински возила Велес - Колска From the factory for railway vehicles Veles-Veles or commonly known as "Kolska" released into circulation one more completely renovated WLB sleeping car for the Railways Transport JSC - Skopje.
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    02.10.2011 Railways don’t have vagons, we’ll wait for them
    Dionisieva ... Natasha Dionisieva informs that Transport is currently preparing a tender for three new Diesel multiple unit with three carriages, and Electric multiple unit with four carriages. It will be supplied from foreign manufacturers, and the price for one of them reaches up to five million. The new trains will cut costs for maintenance and repairs, and definitely satisfy travelers. However, they will have to wait, because its by order and long time. ...
    more on: Utrinski vesnik
    16.09.2011 "Kolska" repairs wagons from Kosovo
    vagoni za Kosovo In Veles, the factory for railway vehicles "Kolska" were brought 24 vagons for repairing from Kosovo’s company "Ferronickel" which also has began implementation of the agreement signed with this company. Director of "Kolska" Alexander Atanasov at press conference informed that this was the first major investment in the amount of 300 to 350 thousand euros in the last 10 years.
    more on: Telma TV
    15.09.2011 Simplify border procedures
    Janakievski and Mujota Incremental regulation in the railway traffic between Macedonia and Kosovo is simplified. Instead in both Volkovo and Hanielezi, procedures will take place just on the Kosovo side.Thats taking place in order to reduce the retention of the crossings and facilitate the transportation of passengers and goods.
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    03.08.2011 The renovation of the passenger cars continues.
    Renovation of the passenger cars From the factory for railway vehicles Veles Veles or commonly known as "Kolska" released into circulation one more completely renovated passenger car for the Railways Transport JSC - Skopje.
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    27.07.2011 Corridor X Railwey Project
    EBRD This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD.
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    29.06.2011 Train to Burgas is launched.
    Композиција на станица Скопје From Friday 01-07-2011 MZ Transport JSC - Skopje starts couchette-car to Burgas, Bulgaria.
    Train 334 will depart from Skopje every Friday at 20:45, and it will arrive to Burgas at 16:00.
    The train will depart from Burgas every Sunday at 09:00 pm and arrive in Skopje on Monday at 07:00 pm.

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    14.06.2011 The construction of the Kicevo - Lin line will begin earliest in 2015
    Corridor 8 ... The beginning of the construction of the Corridor 8 from Kicevo to Lin in Albania, which was announced for 2012, is postponed for at least three years. ...
    more on: Utrinski vesnik
    31.05.2011 The renovation of the passenger cars continues.
    Реновиран патнички вагон во фабриката за шински возила Велес - Колска From the factory for railway vehicles Veles Veles or commonly known as "Kolska" soon will reveal out one more completely renovated passenger car for the Railways Transport JSC - Skopje.
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    06.05.2011 New cargo wagons
    Нови Rgns-z вагони For the purposes of Railways Transport JSC - Skopje,today arrived 25 new Rgns-z and 11 Regnss-z plateau wagons from the factory TZV Gredelj DOO - Zagreb and Gosha DOO - Smederevska Palanka.
    They were all revealed and represented at the launch station in Trubarevo.
    more of the promotion: Ministry
    09.04.2011 138 years of Macedonian Railways
    138 years of Macedonian Railways
    First train in Veles 09-04-1873 year
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    29.03.2011 The timetable is changed of the MZ - Transport from 03-04-2011 year.
    ИНФО - Нов возен ред* Skopje - Gevgelia train no. 3901 depart at 16:40 (ex. 19:43) arrives at 19:10
    * Gevgelia - Skopje train no. 1902 (new no. 3902) arrives at 16:48 (ex. 19:00) arrives at 19:22

    * Skopje - Tabanovci train no. 1902 (new no. 2904) depart at 18:30 (ex. 19:30) arrives at 19:25
    * Tabanovci - Skopje train no. 2903 depart at 19:40 (ex. 20:12) arrives at 20:35

    * Veles - Skopje the train with no. 8934 who was leaving at 18:14 is canceled

    * Skopje - Thessaloniki trains 335 Helas Ehpress and 337 Olimpus Express are temporarily canceled
    * Thessaloniki - Skopje trains 334 Helas Ehpress and 336 Olimpus Express are temporarily canceled

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    29.03.2011 The railway station is coming back to life
     Железничка станица Скопје With a donation of 2.5 million euros, in great action the Railway station will be reconstructed, announced "Macedonian Railways".The Railway is ruined for decades because of the small and insignificant recovery of the object, once in 10 or 15 years. The funds, have already been provided by the Government, the IPA funds from the European Union.
    ... Assistant Head of lines and plants in the Macedonian Railways, Mr. Vladimir Panovski said that rebuilding will begin at the end of this year, and according to forecasts it would last until 2012 ...
    more on: Dnevnik
    19.03.2011 Renovated passenger wagon is back on rails
    new wagon from the factory for railway vehicles "Kolska" From the factory for railway vehicles "Kolska" yesterday from Veles was released a new passenger train wich has been made by the workers from the oldest train company in Veles. In the train’s reconstruction and modernization has worked arround eighty workers in the past three months. In this intake 120.000 euros are invested, ten times less than the price of a new wagon.
    more on: VECER
    02.03.2011 Statistical
    Државниот завод за статистика

    According to the data of the State Statistical Office, in the third quarter of 2010, the number of carried passenger in passenger rail transport is 389.000.

    In the same period quantity of goods carried in rail transport it decreased by 10.5%.
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    11.01.2011 The Rail traffic to Greece is terminated.
    Stop Corridor X International rail traffic to Greece tomorrow is terminated 12-02-2011.
    International trains will only traffic to Skopje, Gevgelija.

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    10.02.2011 Macedonia has European rail
    Дерковски - Recent railways in European template. Thus in the next 5 years is set out plan Macedonian railways hosted by special renovated carriage brought entrepreneurs from the region of Skopje and Bitola. Currently working on railway carriages and renovation of the plant to car rail vehicles in Veles, but announced the modernization of the higher level. ...
    more on: TERA TV
    10.02.2011 Investment and infrakstrukturata key to development of the region
    Branko Azevski ... - We came by train to make a clear message that after so many years should be invested in railway infrastructure, to modernize, to connect to the rail border crossing Kremenica and to facilitate flow of goods to the port of Thessaloniki. Therefore I will start an initiative in the next five years to modernize railroad Veles-Bitola, said Branko Azeski during a meeting with businessmen from Pelagonia. ...
    more on: MChamber
    25.01.2011 Rail traffic to Greece blocked due to strike
    Blocked International rail traffic to Greece today and tomorrow January 26-27 will be blocked due to a general strike of the Greek railway.
    International trains will be in operation because of the strike to Gevgelija and will depart from Gevgelija. Greek Railways will ensure the transfer of passengers from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki and vice versa.

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    19.01.2011 Rail traffic to Greece blocked due to strike
    Blocked International rail traffic to Greece today and tomorrow January 19-20 will be blocked due to a general strike of the Greek railway.
    International trains will be in operation because of the strike to Gevgelija and will depart from Gevgelija. Greek Railways will ensure the transfer of passengers from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki and vice versa.

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    15.01.2011 Inter City Skopje - Thessaloniki
    Yiannis Butaris For the elderly project of connecting Skopje with Thessaloniki with fast trains, interview with the Mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Butaris.
    09.01.2011 Trains under blockade by the tobacco producers
    blocked raiways About a thousand Pelagonia tobacco producers today blocked the rail traffic at the locality Gostirazhnik. Neither the strong police protection succeeded to prevent their intention. Tobacco producers don’t deviate from their demands. Today they called the Prime Minister to visit them and see how they are spending their holidays. ...
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    22.12.2010 Rail traffic to Greece blocked due to strike
    Blocked International rail traffic to Greece today will be blocked due to a general strike of the Greek railway.
    International trains will be in operation because of the strike to Gevgelija and will depart from Gevgelija. Greek Railways will ensure the transfer of passengers from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki and vice versa.

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    18.12.2010 Intensify the use of rail traffic
    Fersped - Passengers are increasingly using rail, considered Derkoski Oliver, director of Macedonian Railways JSC Transport.
    - Especially with traffic returning to the fast train Pelagonija Express line Bitola-Skopje and vice versa, introduced last week with the entry into force of the winter timetable, said after setting the Derkoski
    With 50 million approved by the Government for the modernization of railways, emphasized Derkoski will buy three diesel engine and two electrical kit ganrnituri trains for passenger traffic.
    - It takes three locomotives for freight traffic, and will reconstruct 30 passenger carriages with air-conditioning and vacuum wc, added Derkoski.

    13.12.2010 Interrupted rail passenger traffic to and from Greece
    Strike in the Greek railway From today (Monday) to Thursday the rail passenger traffic will be halted to and from Greece caused by the general strike from the Panhellenic Federation of Railway Workers (POS).
    In these days, as informed by MZ Transport, international passenger trains will trafic to Gevgelija and also depart from there.
    During this period, Greek Railways will ensure the transfer of passengers from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki and vice versa.

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    12.12.2010 Pelagonija Express
    Pelagonija express The new timetable for the regular train traffic returns No. 190 Pelagonija Express that will run on the route Bitola - Skopje - Bitola.
    From Bitola will depart at 5:30 am and arrives in Skopje at 8:17 pm.
    From Skopje to Bitola is starting at 17 am and arrived in Bitola is 19:50 pm.

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    04.12.2010 Skopje-Kicevo traffic – normalized
    Trajanovski Jovica The Rail traffic on the railway from Skopje to Kicevo and vice versa, today at around 14 o'clock was normalized.
    - Thanks to the quick intervention of the rail-man, the condition was exceeded from yesterday flood which accrued by the overflow from the water nearby Tetovo, Poroj village. "The traffic needed to be stopped to Kicevo", said Jovica Trajanovski – MZ transport JSC – Skopje.
    He added that the passenger train 690, who commutes from Skopje to Kicevo, today 16:50 pm will start from the station "Skopje" Under current timetable.

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    03.12.2010 Skopje - Kicevo train is stopped
    Flood Flooding accrued on the railway near Poroj village which caused a breakdown on this railway from Skopje to Kichevo and vice versa.
    As MZ Transport announced, the regular rail traffic on this track was terminated today at 16 o'clock caused by the flooded part of the railway.
    The MZ Transportation are reporting that the traffic on this section will be established after the professional services of MZ Infrastructure - Skopje, which are currently at the scene, which will give permission for the traffic to be back again.

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    01.12.2010 Statistical
    Државниот завод за статистика

    According to the data of the State Statistical Office, in the third quarter of 2010, the number of carried passenger in passenger rail transport is 379.000.

    In the same period quantity of goods carried in rail transport it increased by 5.8%.
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