29.09.2015 Management board meeting report
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24.09.2015 Four new traction substations in Regions Zlín and Olomouc will ensure safer and more reliable operation on railway lines
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed the construction of traction substations Říkovice, Střelná, Ústí u Vsetína and Valašské Meziříčí. The new converter stations are crucial for ensuring safety and reliable operation on the respective line sections. The necessity to implement these constructions resulted especially from increasing requirements for power feeding of railway lines.
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed an extensive modernisation of Strakonice railway station which constitutes an important railway junction on the line České Budějovice – Plzeň. The implementation of this construction brought fundamental changes to the disposition arrangement at the station and its operational technology according to the newest standards in the field of railway operation safety and for passengers.
22.09.2015 Operation on the line Kutná Hora - Zruč nad Sázavou safer thanks to modernised railway crossings
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed the modernisation of railway crossings on the line between Kutná Hora and Zruč nad Sázavou. Six crossings of the railway line with road communications underwent reconstruction in total. The main asset of the project is especially increasing rail operation safety in this section and ensuring higher comfort for passengers.
22.09.2015 Four new traction substations in Regions Pardubice and Vysočina will ensure safer and more reliable operation on railway lines
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed the construction of traction substations Kerhartice, Golčův Jeníkov, Ostrov nad Oslavou and Havlíčkův Brod. The new converter stations are crucial for ensuring safety and reliable operation on the respective line sections. The necessity to implement these constructions resulted especially from increasing requirements for power feeding of railway lines.
The city of Hradec Králové is hosting the latest year of SŽDC Student Cup for the first time in its three-year history. This sports and educational event of the Czech railway infrastructure manager for pupils of the 8th – 9th class of primary schools will take place within the premises of a detached workplace of the High Industry and Technical School and Training Centre in Hradec Králové, Hradecká Street.
For the thirteenth time, the successful project of České dráhy ”Prevention Train for a safe railway“ departs today from the city of Humpolec for its journey through the Vysočina Region. It will present – each day in another city – an unconventional projection of the film “You won’t make it!”, a discussion with investigators or first aid practice. From Humpolec, the train will head for Havlíčkův Brod, on Wednesday to Žďár nad Sázavou, on Thursday it will stop in Jihlava and it will end its journey on Friday in Třebíč. The Prevention Train is based on uncommon methods of communication with young people which proved very useful in previous years.
Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively completed at Soběslav railway station the modernisation of a part of Czech Rail Transit Corridor IV from Prague to České Budějovice, more specifically the section from Veselí nad Lužnicí to Soběslav. Passengers can look forward especially to shorter journey times and last but not least to more comfortable and safer travelling.
The Railway Infrastructure Administration completed reconstruction of Český Brod railway station. The biggest asset of the whole project is an extension of the underpass and ensuring barrier-free access both from the passenger building and the Northern residential part of the city. The festive ceremonial in the railway station premises is a part of the 170 years celebration of the railway line Praha – Český Brod and 15 years of the Kostelec na Černými Lesy locality integration.
The transport branch saved more than 80 million Czech crowns (CZK) on electrical power and natural gas purchase for the year 2016 compared to current contractual prices, from which over 53.3 million CZK on electrical power and over 26.5 million CZK on natural gas. This constitutes total savings amounting 20% compared to 2015.