Programme: CBC SRB-BiH 2014-2020
Call for Proposals: 3rd
Contract No. 48-00-162/2021-28-12 signed on June 30th 2023
Project Title: Old Railways for New Cooperation and Experiences
Specific objective of the Programme: SO 3.1. Increasing the contribution of tourism to the socio-economic development of the programme area
Programmes’ result: Result inclusion 3.1.1: The offer and quality of tourism products and services is furthered based on joint efforts and initiatives
Project budget: Total contract amount (€): Contracted amount EU (€) and

% of total contract amount:

€   390,184.98 €  331,267.05.


Beneficiaries of funds: Lead applicant: Co-applicants:

Business Innovation Programs, Zemun


Entrepreneurship and Business Association LiNK

Municipality of Banovići


Forum of Civic Action FORCA, Požega

Location of the action: SRB: BiH:
Western Serbia  Municipality of Požega Tuzla Canton

Municipality of Banovići

Target groups: –        2+10 administrations of industrial heritage sites (focusing on 2 railway museums in Banovići and Požega)

–        26 small businesses or supporting facilities (related to the museums / industrial heritage sites) – souvenir shops, guides, accommodation providers, cafeterias

–        20 tourism development stakeholders (tourism organizations and travel agencies)

Commencement date and project duration: August 01st 2023, 24 months
Overall objective: To contribute to increase of heritage tourism demand in Tuzla and Zlatibor regions
Specific objective(s) or project purpose: To introduce innovative tourist product and integrate the tourist offer of the Zlatibor and Tuzla cross-border area connecting them with a narrow-gauge railway – old railways for new cooperation and experiences
Estimated results: 1. Two (2) museums settings are modernized (presentational tools and interpretation) and ready for accepting tourists

2. Twenty (20) tourism providers increase the quality of their offer.

3. Regional tourism cluster related to narrow gauge railways with at least 10 actors involved is established

Main activities


(in relation to the estimated results of the action):

0. Management of the Action

1. Introducing new technologies in museums

2. Improving supporting facilities/businesses

3. Creation of Railway tourism niche