Lokomotiv Ruse was a Bulgarianfootball club founded in 1930. It was disbanded in 2002 due to financial difficulties.
Winner of the Cup of the Ministry of Railways (1936)
Quarterfinal in the Bulgarian National Championship (1943)
Champion of Rousse regional championship (1942, 1943, 1946,1947,1948)
5th place in the B group (1955, 1995)
Semi-finalist in Cup of Bulgaria (1946)
Semi-finalist in Soviet Army Cup (1989)
1/4-final in Soviet Army Cup (1985)
1/4-final in Cup of Bulgaria (1986)
3rd place at European Railways championship in Duisburg, Germany (1991).
Lokomotiv (Ruse) is one of the first railwaymen sport clubs in Bulgaria. It was formed in 1928-1929 from railwaymen workers at Locomotive and Wagon factory in Ruse. Lokomomotiv (Ruse) was registered and licensed by The Bulgarian National Sport Federation at 4 December 1930 as ZhSK (Zheleznicharski sporten klub, Railways Sports Club, Железничарски спортен клуб). ZhSK (Ruse) joined in Ruse Regional Championship in 1931. In Second World War period ZhSK reached its first major successes. Railway team won Ruse Regional Championship five times (1942, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948). In those years ZhSK (Ruse) recorded their participations at the highest level of Bulgarian football - State Championship. The best ranking was in the 1943 - quarterfinal.
At Communist Era
In 1945 the name was changed from ZhSK to Lokomotiv after the reorganizasion of the... Read More