Preparation for the modernization of Jelšovce-Prievidza railway line

Slovak Railways (ŽSR) continues to prepare for the modernization of the Jelšovce-Prievidza line. According to project, there will be train speed increasing on site and also the renewal of the relevant infrastructure, as railway magazine Railway Supply informs referring to Prievidza

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Picture: TASR/Pavol Remiaš

Last year ŽSR announced that they would like to finish modernization up to 2023.

“Funds have been allocated for this project, if they would not be spent by the end of 2023, they would have to be transferred to other projects. Modernization is planned and very important,” saidJaroslav Kmel, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic.

According to his words, the Ministry of Transport also buys railway cars within this project.