Press releases

05.04.2016
Operation on the line Břeclav – Brno is safer and more economical
Přerov, 5 April 2016 – Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed safety equipment modernisation on the line Břeclav – Brno. This project had as main objective an increase of operation safety on the railway by limiting the human factor influence and by introducing remote control for safety equipment (DOZ).
30.03.2016
Reconstruction of the Ústí nad Orlicí railway junction is finished
Prague, 30 March 2016 – Ústí nad Orlicí railway station as well as connecting line sections have undergone a reconstruction. The three-year restriction concerned especially a speed increase. Trains can now pass the station at speeds up to 160 kph. The investor of this construction investor was the Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC), the supplier EUROVIA CS.
29.03.2016
Exceptional change of the railway passenger transport timetable as of 4 April
Prague, 29 March 2016 – The Railway Infrastructure Administration prepared as of Monday 4 April an exceptional change of the 2016 railway passenger transport timetable on the lines 010, 031, 148, 170, 181, 250, 270, 280, 320, 330 and the table of Special trains Česká Třebová – Hanušovice. This occurred based on requests of the carriers ČD and LEO Express.
10.03.2016
Management board meeting report
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10.03.2016
On Good Friday, trains will run according to adapted timetables
Prague, 10 March 2016 – An amendment of Act No 245/2000 Coll. took effectiveness during the validity of the current passenger railway transport timetable. According to this amendment, Good Friday on 25 March 2016 was officially declared a legal holiday. For this reason, some trains will be running differently than as marked in the timetables.
01.03.2016
Fewer accidents on the Czech railway in the last year
Prague, 1 March 2016 – Last year, 916 accidents with 234 fatalities occurred on the network operated by the Railway Infrastructure Administration. Both these numbers demonstrate a decrease compared to the previous period. On the contrary, estimated physical damage increased considerably, namely twice compared to 2014. This was caused especially by the collision of the Pendolino train with a truck at the Studénka railway crossing in July which was the most tragic event of the last year in several aspects.
19.02.2016
Management board meeting report
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03.02.2016
Exceptional timetable change as of 8 February 2016
Prague, 3 February 2016 – The Railway Infrastructure Administration prepared an exceptional change of the railway passenger transport timetable 2016 as of Monday 8 February on 10 railway lines and in the table for Special trains Praha – Křivoklát – Lužná u Rakovníka. These changes were requested by the carrier České dráhy, joint stock company.
29.01.2016
Traffic Control Centre in Prague starts operation
Prague, 29 January 2016 – On Monday 1 February, the Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) starts operation of the so-called practice hall in the recently finished building of the Traffic Control Centre (CDP) at Balabenka in Prague. This is an additional step for starting remote traffic control on the first railway lines in the Czech Republic.
15.01.2016
Management board meeting report
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