HZ - Hrvatske
Network length, gauge and electrification (2006):
- 2976km standard gauge, 980km electrified at 25kV 50Hz
Although not part of the EU (yet), Croatia decided to split the
national company in 4 divisions, for maintenance and construction of
railways (HZ Infrastruktura), for passenger trains (HZ Putnicki
prijevoz), for freight trains (HZ Cargo), and a division for motive
power (HZ Vuca vlakova). The division took place on 1 January 2007.
In 2002 passenger numbers fell by 8% to 16.1 million passengers.
Freight traffic grew by 6.3% to 2.2 million tonnes.
In 2014 HZ Cargo transported 9.9 million tonnes of freight, 0.5 million
tonnes less than in 2014.
In December 2012 and January 2013 the last 3000V= electrified lines
around Rijeka were converted to 25kV. The remaining DC locomotives were
PPD - PPD Transport d.o.o.
Network length, gauge and electrification (2016):
PPD Transport is an open-access freight operator that exists since
2012 but has started leasing its own locomotives in 2016. The
company is based in Zagreb.
RCCC - Rail Cargo
Network length, gauge and electrification (2015):
On 31 March 2015 RCCC started its commercial operations. RCCC is the
Rail Cargo Austria operating in Croatia. The first locomotives are 3
electric shunters/freight locomotives in Austria, operating from
Last update: 13-01-2017