Buzet, Croatia to Divaca, Slovenia
Replies: 5 - Last Post: Sep 14, 2012 1:53 PM Last Post By: dhr2k11
Aug 30, 2012 11:16 AM
Aug 31, 2012 4:30 AM
1And further thoughts on that railway line marked on all the maps: The photos in the first link I gave you seem to indicate that the line is long closed. In many places the track has been removed and in others it's quite rusted up, indicating it hasn't been used for a long time.
My twin hobbies of maps and railway history have taught me that while maps are updated to show the latest innovations, the cartographers don't delete old things that are no longer in existence (perhaps nobody told them!). As an example, in my country, Israel, even maps published recently by the official Survey of Israel still show lines that were dismantled more than 50 years ago, as well as those built within the last couple of years. It seems to me we have a case of the same in Croatia/Slovenia.
Sep 1, 2012 7:19 AM
Sep 1, 2012 3:23 PM
Sep 3, 2012 9:20 AM
Sep 14, 2012 1:53 PM
I was in that region a week ago: actually there is a railway line between Buzet and Pula on the Adriatic coast, there is only one train running from Pula to Ljubljana through the SLO/HR border, but its operation is restricted to the summer months (and next year it might be abolished completely)
Otherwise there are only passenger trains between Buzet and Pula, with autobus transfer to Rijeka in the station of Lupoglav
The dismantled railway in one of the posts in this topic refers to a branch line to the port of ROVINJ, which is actually out of operation at least for 30+ years.
For bus timetables, see: http://www.autobusni-kolodvor.com/en/default.aspx
But the most convenient seems to get a taxi from Buzet to the first place in Slovenia (Rakitovec) and get the train to Divaca from there (2 trains a day)
It can be checked out in the Slovenian r/w timetable: www.slo-zeleznice.si
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