The Croatian railway network
HŽ Infrastruktura manages 2,617 km of railway lines in the Republic of Croatia. A good ratio of railway line kilometres and the country’s population (1556 people per kilometre) ranks the Republic of Croatia among developed European countries.
On its network, it maintains 536 stations and stops, 1,503 level crossings, 109 tunnels and 544 bridges. Many of these facilities are also protected cultural heritage.
HŽ Infrastruktura is responsible for traffic management and operation, for rehabilitation, maintenance and construction of railway infrastructure, which is a public good in general use.
On average, around 709 passenger and 120 freight trains operate on the network on a daily basis.
|2617 km of railway lines||536 stations and stops||1503 level crossings|
|National cultural heritage|
The access to the Croatian railway network for freight operators was liberalized on July 1, 2013, upon Croatia’s EU accession. Currently, there are ten operators on the network, nine freight and one passenger operator.