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Old narrow gauge railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Part of the “Sarajevo assassination” heritage, a narrow gauge railway station constructed in 1882 when railway line from Brod na Savi reached Sarajevo.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo

Type of WWI-heritage

  • Non-Military Site of World War One Relevance

Dimensions

Approximately 50 meters long.

State of repair/preservation

Station was demolished 1978. On its place housing blocks were erected following demolition.

Historical WWI Context

Location of this station is a part of the “Sarajevo assassination” heritage. It was a narrow gauge railway station constructed in 1882 when railway line from Brod na Savi reached Sarajevo. It was the station where archduke Franz Ferdinand and countess Sophie Chotek were greeted upon their arrival to Sarajevo from Ilidža on June 28th 1914, as well as where their Bodies were departed from after the assassination, on June 29th 1914.

State of legal protection

No information available

Owner

No information available

Kind of cultural use of WWI

Location of the Old station is part of guided tour of the “Sarajevo assassination”.

Opening

No information available.

Entrance Fee

No information available

Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

Accomodation

Public Transport

Bike, Car, Taxi, Bus, Tramway.

Further information sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Archduke_Franz_Ferdinand_of_Austria

http://vremeplov.ba/?p=4248

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/articles/First-World-War-centenary-Franz-Ferdinands-final-journey/

https://m.warhistoryonline.com/articles/the-shots-that-started-world-war-one-franz-ferdinand-and-sophie-in-sarajevo-part-1-by-james-lyon-phd.html

BOGIČEVIĆ, Vojislav, Mlada Bosna – Pisma i prilozi, Svjetlost, Sarajevo, 1954.

BOGIĆEVIĆ, Vojislav, Sarajevski atentat – Stenogram Glavne rasprave protiv Gavrila Principa i drugova, Izdanje Državnog arhiva BiH, Sarajevo, 1954.

DEDIJER, Vladimir, Sarajevo 1914., Prosveta, Beograd, 1966.

Ajdin Fevzija, Historija željeznica Bosne i Hercegovine, Nacionalna univerzitetska biblioteka Bosne i Hercegovine, Sarajevo, 2006.

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