National Railway Infrastructure Company

The National Railway Infrastructure Company (Bulgarian: Национална компания Железопътна инфраструктура, Natsionalna kompaniya Zhelezopatna infrastruktura, abbreviated as НКЖИ or NRIC) is Bulgaria's state railway infrastructure company, established as an entity on 1 January 2002. The company's headquarters are located in the capital city Sofia near Sofia Central Station.

National Railway Infrastructure Company
Native name
Национална компания Железопътна инфраструктура
Natsionalna kompaniya Zhelezopatna infrastruktura
Government company
IndustryRailway infrastructure
Founded1 January 2002
HeadquartersSofia, Bulgaria
Area served
Key people
Krasimir Papukchiyski (CEO)
Number of employees
13 365 (2011)[1]
ParentBulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

Bulgaria is a member of the International Union of Railways (UIC). The UIC Country Code for Bulgaria is 52.


  1. ^ Popova, Ekaterina. "Най-големите работодатели за 2011 г.: Вторични трусове" (in Bulgarian). Economedia. Retrieved 6 March 2013.