Border Crossings: Bulgaria - Serbia
Note that there is a one hour time difference between Bulgaria and Serbia.
(Sofia -) Kalotina BDŽ - Dimitrovgrad ŽS (- Niš)
[ED] BDŽ works generally trains to/from Dimitrovgrad, the present limit of electrification on this route.
The BDŽ passenger service between Niš and Dimitrovgrad remains suspended in the 2023/2024 timetable period.
Additionally as of January 11 2024 no services were shown operating beyond Dragoman in the BDŽ journey planner
The Optima Express car carrying train [ https://optimatours.de/en/ ] runs via this route. The train runs once or twice per week in each direction between Villach (Austria) and Edirne (Turkey), between May and November. Foot passenger bookings may also be made.
It last operated on November 12th 2023 and it has not yet been confirmed it will be running in 2024