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New Sava Railroad Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1976
Completion: 1979

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Sava River

Technical Information


total length 1 928 m
span lengths 52.7 m - 85.0 m - 50.0 m - 254 m - 50.0 m - 64.2 m
deck deck depth 4.50 m
pylon pylon height 57.00 m
main bridge
length 557.94 m


superstructure steel
cables steel
pylons steel


First cable-stayed bridge built solely for railway traffic.


General contractor
Steel construction
Stay cables
Steel supplier

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Relevant Publications

  • Roik, Karlheinz & Albrecht, Gert & Weyer, Ulrich Schrägseilbrücken, Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH, Berlin (Germany), ISBN 3433009244, 1986; pp. 40
  • Stipanic, Bratislav Belgrade Bridges across the Danube and Sava River presented at 3. Internationale Donaubrückenkonferenz, 3rd International Conference on Bridges across the Danube, 29-30/10/1998, Regensburg, Germany.
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