Corridor Julian Alps–Istria–Kvarner Bay
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Current corridor length & type

341.1 km |
single-track |
non-electrified* |

* With the exception of the lines Sežana–Divača–Pivka that is double-track & electrified, Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–Rijeka that is single-track & electrified; and Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina–Prešnica that is single-track & electrified.

Jesenice–Sežana [129.8 km]
38%
Sežana–Divača–Pivka [34 km]
10%
Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina [16 km]
4.7%
Prešnica–SB Croatia [15.2 km]
4.5%
Pula–Buzet–SB Slovenia [90.6 km]
26.5%
Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–SB Croatia [24.5 km]
7.2%
Rijeka–Šapjane–SB Slovenia [31 km]
9.1%
Upgrade proposal

Single-track |
Electrification |
Speeds up to 120km/h |
Multi level crossings |

Upgrade proposal is for this corridor to be completely electrified, with remaining single-tracks, speeds up to 120 km/h and with obligatory multi level crossing.

Jesenice–Sežana [129.8 km]
38%
Sežana–Divača–Pivka [34 km]
10%
Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina [16 km]
4.7%
Prešnica–SB Croatia [15.2 km]
4.5%
Pula–Buzet–SB Slovenia [90.6 km]
26.5%
Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–SB Croatia [24.5 km]
7.2%
Rijeka–Šapjane–SB Slovenia [31 km]
9.1%
Current corridor lines

Corridor specification
by lines & municipalities

This corridor has three main railway lines, presented more in detail below:

  • line from Jesenice to Sežana;
  • line from Divača to Hrpelje-Kozina in Slovenia and further to Buzet and Pula in Croatia; and
  • line from Pivka and Ilirska Bistrica in Slovenia to Rijeka in Croatia.

All three lines are single-tracks, lines Jesenice–Sežana and Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina–Buzet–Pula are completely non-electrified, line Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–Rijeka is also single-track but electrified.

Corridor Julian Alps-Istria-Kvarner Bay three lines

Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Inter-Regional/Comprehensive Network covers all European regions and is to be completed by 2050. European Union (EU) provides funding for railway infrastructure and railway terminals also through EU Cohesion Policy. Co-finance rates are up to 85 percent. Funding channelled through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CF).

Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Inter-Regional (Comprehensive) Network covers all European regions and is to be completed by 2050. European Union (EU) provides funding for railway infrastructure and railway terminals also through EU Cohesion Policy. Co-finance rates are up to 85 percent. Funding channelled through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CF).

Routes & daily frequency

Corridor current & upgraded routes & daily frequnces

Corridor Julian Alps–Istria–Kvarner Bay has five current routes crossing the corridor in Slovenia. Non of theme is cross-border. Drag right/left to see the current stand and proposed upgrade.

Corridor Julian Alps-Istria-Kvarner Bay-current-routes-frequency
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Railway line:

Jesenice–Sežana [129.8 km]

The Bohinj Railway from Jesenice to Sežena is an attractive railway line, with the the longest railway tunnel—the Bohinj Tunnel—in Slovenia today (6327 m).
Even more attractive special feature of this railway line is the bridge across the River Soča near Solkan. The Solkan Bridge is the largest stone railway bridge in the world.
Railway points, including stations and stops of the line Jesenice–Sežana, completely single-track, non-electrified line is presented on the map of its stations by municipalities.

Table: Stations/stops & crossings by municipalities
MunicipalityStations
Jesenice3
Gorje1
Bled3
Bohinj2
Tolmin5
Kanal ob Soči3
Nova Gorica7
Šempeter-Vrtojba1
Renče-Vogrsko2
Komen1
Sežana4
List: stations & stops by municipalities
Line municipalities
Eleven municipalities of the Bohinj railway line Jesenice–Sežana

Bohinj railway line Jesenice–Sežana is crossing eleven municipalities: Jesenice, Gorje, Bled, Bohinj, Tolmin, Kanal ob Soči, Nova Gorica, Šempeter-Vrtojba, Renče-Vogrsko, Komen, Sežana.

Coat_of_Arm_of_Jesenice
Municipality of Jesenice

Municipality has three railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Coat_of_Arm_of_Gorje-s
Municipality of Gorje

Municipality has one railway station on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Bled coat of arms
Municipality of Bled

Municipality has two railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Bohinj coat of arms
Municipality of Bohinj

Municipality has two railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Tolmin coat of arms
Municipality of Tolmin

Municipality has five railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Kanal_ob_Soči coat of arms
Municipality of Kanal ob Soči

Municipality has three railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

nova gorica logo
City of Nova Gorica

City municipality has seven railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Šempeter-Vrtojba coat of arms
Municipality of Šempeter-Vrtojba

Municipality has one railway station on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Renče-Vogrsko coat of arms
Municipality of Renče-Vogrsko

Municipality has two railway stations on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

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Municipality of Komen

Municipality has one railway station on the railway line Jesenice–Sežana.

Sezana coat of arms
Municipality of Sežana

Municipality has four railway stations on its railway line from Jesenice.

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Railway line:

Divača–
Hrpelje-Kozina–Buzet–Pula [121.8 km]

The Divača–Pula railway opens up the Istrian peninsula in a north-south direction and connects the port city of Pula to the European railway network. It runs in Slovenia and Croatia. The line was planned by the Istrian State Railways from 1873 and opened on September 20th, 1876. (source)

Railway line Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina–Buzet–Pula is crossing three municipalities in Slovenia—Divača, Hrpelje-Kozina and Koper—, six municipalities—Lupoglav, Cerovlje, Sveti Petar u Šumi, Žminj, Kanfanar and Svetvinčenat—and four cities—Buzet, Pazin, Vodnjan and Pula in Istria region in Croatia.

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  • Buzet–Pula
Table: Stations/stops & crossings by municipalities
Municipality/CityStations/stops
Divača1
Hrpelje-Kozina3
Koper2
Buzet5
Lupoglav1
Cerovlje3
Pazin3
Sveti Petar u Šumi1
Žminj2
Kanfanar1
Svetvinčenat5
Vodnjan3
Pula2
List: stations & stops by municipalities
Line municipalities
Crossing three municipalities in Slovenia,
six municipalities & four cities in Istria, Croatia

Railway line Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina–Buzet–Pula is crossing three municipalities in Slovenia—Divača, Hrpelje-Kozina and Koper—, six municipalities—Lupoglav, Cerovlje, Sveti Petar u Šumi, Žminj, Kanfanar and Svetvinčenat—and four cities—Buzet, Pazin, Vodnjan and Pula in Istria region in Croatia.

Divaca coat of arms
Municipality of Divača

Municipality has one railway station on the railway line to Pula.

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Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina

Municipality has three railway stations on the railway line to Pula.

koper coat of arms
City of Koper

City has two railway stations on the railway line to Pula.

Buzet Coat of Arms
City of Buzet

City has five railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Lupoglav coat of arms
Municipality of Lupoglav

Municipality has one railway station on its railway line to Pula.

Cerovlje coat of arms
Municipality of Cerovlje

Municipality has three railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Pazin coat of arms
City of Pazin

City has three railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Sveti Petar u Šumi coat of arms
Municipality of Sveti Petar u Šumi

Municipality has one railway station on its railway line to Pula.

Žminj coat of arms
Municipality of Žminj

Municipality has two railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Kanfanar coat of arms
Municipality of Kanfanar

Municipality has one railway station on its railway line to Pula.

Svetvinčenat coat of arms
Municipality of Svetvinčenat

Municipality has five railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Vodnjan coat of arms
City of Vodnjan

City has three railway stations on its railway line to Pula.

Pula coat of arms
City of Pula

City has two railway stations on its railway line from Divača & Buzet.

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Railway line:

Pivka–
Ilirska Bistrica–Šapjane–Rijeka [55.5 km]

The railway line from Pivka to Rijeka was licensed by the Austrian state administration in 1859 and built as a branch of the Archduke Johann Railway by the Southern Railway Company and opened in 1873. (source)

This railway line is crossing two municipalities in Slovenia—Pivka and Ilirska Bistrica—, one municipality—Matulji—and one city—Rijeka—in Kvarner Bay in Croatia.

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  • Sapjane–Rijeka
Table: Stations/stops & crossings by municipalities
Municipality/CityStations/Stops
Pivka2
Ilirska Bistrica2
Matulji6
Rijeka2
List: stations & stops by municipalities
Line municipalities
Crossing two municipalities in Slovenia,
one municipality & one city in Kvarner Bay, Croatia

Railway line Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–Šapjane–Rijeka is crossing two municipalities in Slovenia—Pivka and Ilirska Bistrica—, one municipality—Matulji—and one city—Rijeka—in Kvarner Bay in Croatia.

Pivka coat of arms
Municipality of Pivka

Municipality has two railway stations on the railway line to Rijeka.

Ilirska_Bistrica coat of arms
Municipality of Ilirska Bistrica

Municipality has two railway stations on the railway line to Rijeka.

Matulji coat of arms
Municipality of Matulji

Municipality has six railway stations on the railway line to Pivka–Rijeka.

Rijeka coat of arms
City of Rijeka

City has two railway stations/stops on its railway line from Pivka.

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Map: corridor by municipalities

Julian Alps–Istria–Kvarner Bay

Locate your railway stations and stops that you most frequently use.

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  • Buzet–Pula–SB Slo/Cro–Sapjane–Rijeka
Jesenice–Gorje–Bled–Bled–Bohinj–Tolmin–Kanal ob Soči–Nova Gorica–Šempeter-Vrtojba–Renče-Vogrsko–Nova Gorica–Komen–Sežana–Divača–Hrpelje-Kozina–Koper–Koper–Buzet–Lupoglav–Buzet–Cerovlje–Pazin–Sveti Petar u Šumi–Žminj–Kanfanar–Svetvinčenat–Vodnjan–Pula/–Pivka–Ilirska Bistrica–Matulji–Opatija–Rijeka. Julian Alps–Istria–Kvarner Bay Corridor

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