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The train "Balkan Express 2013" arrives in Bulgaria with fans of retro travel around the world

The train "Balkan Express 2013" arrives in Bulgaria with fans of retro travel around the world
03.10.2013

On October 6, 2013 the luxury train "Balkan Express 2013" will arrive in Bulgaria with about 200 tourists from all over the world, lovers of retro trips with steam locomotives. The train departing from Germany on October 3rd is going to pass briefly through Austria, Hungary and Serbia and then will during the following 6 days is going to make stops for visits of various sites in Bulgaria. The journey is organized entirely with all available museum steam locomotives owned by the Bulgarian State Railways BDZ, which have been restored and are on the move.

The timetable of the train’s passage through the country is, as follows:

October 7th:
Departure at 08:20 a.m. from the Central Railway Station in Sofia along the route: Sofia - Lakatnik - Cherepish - Cherven Bryag - Pleven - Levski - Veliko Tarnovo;

October 8th:
Departure at 08:30 a.m. from the town of Veliko Tarnovo along the route: Tryavna - Plachkovtsi - Krastets - Dabovo - Stara Zagora - Plovdiv;

October 9th:
Departure at 09:45 a.m. from Septemvri Railway Station along the route: Velingrad - Avramovo - Bansko;

October 10th:
Departure at 09:40 a.m. from Bansko to Septemvri Railway Station;

October 11th:
Departure from Plovdiv along the route: Karlovo - Klisura - Koprivshtitsa - Mirkovo - Sofia

Shabla Lake – Protected Area
Church “St. Teodor Tiron and St. Teodor Stratilat”, village of Dobarsko
Holy Forty Martyrs Church, Veliko Tarnovo
Temnata Dupka cave
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