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ETCS testing

23.02.2022

Czech Republic: on-board ETCS compatibility testing

The Czech railway infrastructure operator Správa železnic, together with Siemens and freight operator ČD Cargo, has successfully completed a test of the interoperability of the on-board devices of the European ETCS train control system installed on Vectron locomotives.
railway infrastructure

16.02.2022

Czech Republic to spend $2.5 billion on railway infrastructure

The main projects are the modernization of the railway junction and the reconstruction of several lines. The main projects are the modernization of the railway junction and the reconstruction of several lines.
sale of locomotives

31.01.2022

Czech railways are negotiating the sale of locomotives

Czech Railways is negotiating the sale of 380 series locomotives to a freight carrier in Turkey. This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply.
new electric trains

19.01.2022

Czech Railways are preparing to announce a tender for the purchase of high-speed electric trains

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 construction of the Prague-Beroun railway is estimated at $ 1.76 billion

19.01.2022

The construction of the Prague-Beroun railway is estimated at $ 1.76 billion

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.
train service depot

05.01.2022

Czech Railways completes construction of a train service depot

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.
Viaggio passenger cars

16.12.2021

Czech Railways accepted Viaggio passenger cars

Czech Railways accepted the first Viaggio coaches. Passenger cars, produced by the Skoda and Siemens consortium, will operate under the new InterJet brand.
Viaggio passenger cars

14.12.2021

Czech Railways did not accept new Viaggio passenger cars

Czech Railways refused to accept the first Viaggio wagons. The carrier has doubts about the quality of the wagons produced.
high-speed rail section

14.12.2021

A tender has been announced for the design of a new high-speed rail section in the Czech Republic

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.
Prague airport railway

13.12.2021

A tender has been announced for the reconstruction of a section of the Prague airport 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.
modernization of railway tracks

19.11.2021

Three contracts signed for the modernization of railway tracks in the Brno region

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.
locomotives for its subsidiary

05.11.2021

ČD Cargo leased TRAXX DC3 DC locomotives for its subsidiary in Poland

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.