Czech Railways are preparing to announce a tender for the purchase of new electric trains. The carrier had to contact Polish manufacturers such as Newag, Pesa Bydgoszcz and FPS H.
The Czech railway infrastructure operator Správa železnic (SŽ) has announced preliminary market consultations on a project to build the Prague-Laughs-Beroun line, which will be laid mainly underground.
Czech Railways are completing the construction of a comprehensive train service depot in Plzen. The railway magazine Railway Supply writes about this with reference to the nasregion.
Czech Railways accepted the first Viaggio coaches. Passenger cars, produced by the Skoda and Siemens consortium, will operate under the new InterJet brand.
The Czech Railway Infrastructure Manager SZ, has announced the seventh tender for the construction of its HSR network, which includes the design of the Poržičany - Svetla nad Sazavou railway section, which is part of the Prague - Brno high speed railway.
SZ, the manager of the Czech railway infrastructure, has announced a tender for the modernization of the Prague-Bubny-Prague-Vystaviste line, including a station on the Prague-Kladno railway line, with a dedicated rail link to the Vaclav Havel airport in Prague.
The Czech railway infrastructure operator SŽ has launched three railway construction projects in the Brno metropolitan area, located on the railway corridor between Brno and Prague.
Polish ČD Cargo subsidiary has expanded its fleet with three new TRAXX DC3 locomotives. Locomotives intended only for operation on DC lines should further expand the presence of the Czech carrier on Polish rails.
For one billion kroons, Škoda Pars will provide maintenance services for Panthers ČD over the next five years. Škoda Transportation Group will provide periodic maintenance of the RegioPanter and InterPanter ČD electrical units at its Sumperk plant for the next five years.
Czech Railways are looking for alternative methods of financing the fleet for 13 billion kroons. A new company will be created that will own the new ČD trains with a speed of 230 km/h.