28.05.2015 Hostivař zahájení
14.05.2015 Chrudim Hlinsko start
12.05.2015 Railway crossings on the line Frýdlant nad Ostravicí – Ostravice are safer after modernisation
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed the modernisation of railway crossings on the line between Frýdlant nad Ostravicí and Ostravice. The main asset of the project is mainly a railway operation safety increase in the section and ensuring higher comfort for passengers.
07.05.2015 Over 1,800 waste sorting bins to be installed at more than 500 Czech railway stations this year
Sorting waste not only in every community but newly also at 508 railway stations throughout the Czech Republic, providing work to the disabled and introducing the purpose and usefulness of European funding to the public – that is basically the project having been presented today by Mr. Richard Brabec, Czech Minister of the Environment, and being financed from European funds, namely the Operational Programme Environment 2007–2013. 1,865 bins for sorting paper, plastic, glass, metals and municipal solid waste will be installed during this year by a sheltered workshop which employs disabled persons by more than 50% within a common project of the Ministry of the Environment, the Czech National Disability Council, Czech Railways and the Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration.
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively launched testing operation of new railway crossings on the single-track line from Valašské Meziříčí to Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. Five railway crossings with roads underwent reconstruction.
Modernisation of the Břeclav railway junction is finished. Today the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively finalised the second stage of its reconstruction. Construction works were carried out for more than two years in the central part of the station which was the bottleneck of the entire junction. Thanks to a complete configuration change of the trackage, trains can ride here now with the same speed as on already finished connecting line sections.
The Supreme Audit Office (SAO) examined past providing, drawing and using money for repairs and maintenance of nation-wide and regional railway systems in the years 2010 - 2014. The inspection did not find any essential fault on the side of the Railway Infrastructure Administration (RIA) Headquarters or its Regional Directorates. According to SAO, the inspection found out that RIA could act more economically in some individual cases. However, the railway infrastructure manager cannot agree with some reprimands of the inspectors as shown in the SAO’s press release.
(Wilhelmshaven/Bremerhaven/Hamburg/Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Antwerpen-Aachen/Berlin-Warszawa-Terespol (state border Poland/Belarus)/Kaunas-Rīga-Tallinn)