Split Suburban Railway

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Split Suburban Railway
Split suburban train.JPG
The railway uses Swedish-made Y1 units
Overview
Type Suburban railway
Termini Split-Harbour
Kaštel Stari
Stations 7
Operation
Opened December 10, 2006
Owner Hrvatske Željeznice
Operator(s) Hrvatske Željeznice
Rolling stock 7122 series
Technical
Line length 17.8 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification To be electrified in the future
Split Suburban Railway
Seget Donji(planned)
Trogir(planned)
Split Airport(planned)
Kaštel Stari
Kaštel Lukšić(closed station)
European route E65 (Jadranska Magistrala)
Kaštel Kambelovac(new station)
Kaštel Gomilica(new station)
Kaštel Sućurac
Solin
Jadro River
Vranjic(already under streets level, it is possible to vault it underground and make a new station)
Neslanovac(possible new station)
Split - Predgrađe (Kopilica)(future main station)
Joker / Brodosplit(possible new station on the tunnel entrance)
Split - Sud(already built station – to be opened in the near future)
Split-Harbour(current main station)
KBC Split - Firule(planned)
KBC Split - Križine(planned)
Split 3 / Mertojak(planned)
Lovrinac graveyard(planned)
(overpass Kralja Stjepana Držislava street)
Stobreč(planned) with "ring" via TTTS and Mravince towards Solin
European route E65 (Jadranska Magistrala)
Podstrana(planned)
Jesenice(planned)
Dugi Rat(planned)
Duće(planned)
Cetina
Omiš(planned)

The Split Suburban Railway (Croatian: Splitska gradska željeznica) is a suburban railway network in Split, Croatia. The railway was opened on refurbished existing tracks on December 10, 2006. It consists of one line serving seven stations, running from Split-Harbour to Kaštel Stari, but the line is being revamped with new stations and the reconstruction of existing ones. The line passes through two tunnels within the city centre of Split, and it is planned that within these tunnels metro-like stations will be opened to serve the city centre. The line is 17.8 kilometres (11.1 mi) long and an average train ride lasts for 25 minutes.

Future projects[edit]

In the near future[when?] the underground station Split-Sud is to be opened, connecting to the Hrvatske Bratske Zajednice Square. In 2008 the now closed station Kaštel-Lukšić will be reopened again.[needs update] The line is expected to get a second track and be fully electrified starting in 2008. New, low-floor trains are expected as well. This line will also be lengthened, to encompass the Split Airport and continue on to the city of Trogir and Seget Donji. Split will have a mini-metro to be operational by 2015.

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