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
TS - Transagent Spedicija
Network length, gauge and electrification (2018):
In 2018 this new open-access freight operator started hauling coal
trains from the ports of Rijeka and Bakar to Gyékényes in Hungary.
Its locomotives are owned by Lokotech from Russia, that bought
them from DB Cargo Romania.
Last update: 17-07-2018