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.

modernization of railway tracks

5.83 billion Czech crowns (230.89 million euros) is the total value of three contracts signed on October 21, which are co-financed by the European Investment Bank and the European Union through the Connecting Europe Facility 2 (CEF 2), reports the railway magazine Railway Supply, citing on Railway Pro.

The first project involves the modernization of two railway sections and existing stations on the Brno – Blansko line, as well as the reconstruction of Adamov station.

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The first two projects are co-financed by a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), while the project for the reconstruction of platforms at Adamov station is being co-financed by the European Union from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). 2).

The work will stop train traffic on the Brno-Blansko section for a year from mid-December, and passenger trains will be replaced by buses.

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