Industrial heritage narrow-gauge railway

  • Project idea information


    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Office for European integration, funds, public relations and quality of Central Bosnia Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    Lack of financial resources for the conservation and management of industrial heritage
    narrow-gauge railway, unequal standards valorisation and preservation of industrial heritage, underdeveloped strategies of communication and connectivity between local and regional stakeholders, untapped potential use of industrial heritage for strengthening identity and connection through cultural exchanges, limited or non-existent market tourism in areas of narrow-gauge railway.

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    Main objective is: "Improving tourism infrastructure and activities through revitalizing narrow-gauge railway in to cicling and hikin trail ."

    Specific objective : " Developing conceptual design for ‘’The Ćiro Trail’’ in central Bosnia region. "

    Main results and core outputs

    The preservation and revival of industrial heritage narrow-gauge railway in the region, defining standards and mechanisms for valorisation of industrial heritage, development of strategies and approaches for achieving social and economic sustainability and reduction imbalances between richer and poorer regions, the development strategy for the development and sustainable tourism planning and management, and development of marketing strategy, creating an open platform for educational and cultural exchange with the intention of celebrating cultural diversity and cultivation of strong educational links between history and future, defining and improving mechanisms for collaborative, innovative and educational modes.

    Main foreseen activities

    - preservation of architectural heritage in Travnik Municipality,
    - preservation of historical monuments in area,
    - preservation of intangible heritage and old crafts (traditional pottery, traditional cloth production)
    - preservation of technical heritage,
    - engaging heritage as tourism potential and developing tourist offer of area.

    Innovative character of the project idea

    Project idea will introduce a new dimension to the more spheres of the tourist offer in the Canton area.

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    250 000, 00 EUR

    Estimated duration
    (in months)

    24 months

  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Contact Person


    Munira Akeljic


    Stanicna 43, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina


    Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Telephone number

    Is the applicant the project's potential Lead Partner?

    If not, is the potential Lead Partner already being chosen?

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)