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.
Zbinek Stanjura, chairman of the Civic Democratic Party, said that if his party comes to power, they will at least partially privatize the Czech Post and Czech Railways.
Czech Railways bought 4 Taurus locomotives for the connection between Poland and Austria.Ceske Drahy has signed a contract with a private freight carrier from Austria for the purchase of four used Taurus locomotives.
The Czech railway infrastructure operator SZ has signed a contract with the Strabag Rail consortium (89%) for the modernization of the 1.
Two passenger trains collided near the town of Milavche. According to the emergency services, at least two people were killed.
The Czech railway infrastructure management company SZ has signed two contracts for a total of 991 million CZK (39 million euros) for the installation of the ETCS system on 98 special rail vehicles.
A contract has been signed for the construction of a new railway station for high-speed trains near Prague. The Czech railway infrastructure operator, Správa železnic, has signed a contract for the preparation of all documentation for a project for the construction of a new railway station near Prague, designed to service trains on the future high-speed rail line.
Prague city Council calls on the Czech government to build a high-speed rail line to the border with Poland They also joined the call for the construction of a high-speed rail line connecting Prague, Mlada Boleslav, Liberec and Görlitz (Germany).
Czech Railways has the first drawbridgeLuzhecky railway bridge is the first drawbridge on the Czech railway. The 135-ton axle is lifted by four hydraulic cylinders.
Czech Railways continue to modernize their fleetCzech Railways continue to modernize their fleet for domestic and international intercity lines.