() is a public company responsible for urban and suburban public transportation in Belgrade
. The acronym "GSP" stands for Gradsko saobraćajno preduzeće
(Градско саобраћајно предузеће, English
: City Transport Company
). GSP has 7000 employees.
Its history dates back to October 14, 1892 when the first horse tram line began operating in Belgrade between Slavija Square
. It was known under the name Beogradska varoška železnica
(Београдска варошка железница, English
: Belgrade City Rail
). The first bus line was opened in 1925 and in 1947 the first trolleybuses appeared in Belgrade.
Nowadays, GSP Beograd operates in conjunction with private companies in providing bus transport, using an ITS - Integrated Tariff System. Tickets can be purchased at kiosks or from the driver, former being the preferred and cheaper way. Entire traffic grid is divided in two zones. Zone 1 covers most of the urban region of the city, with the second zone surrounding it. Ticket price is higher for single rides that cross the zone boundary. Monthly passes are also available, with discounts for the employed, students, the disabled and pensioners.
There are 145 lines, out of which 12 are tram, 8 are trolleybus and 125 are bus lines. Service operates daily between 4am... Read More