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19.12.2017 Construction Preparation of a High-speed Line Prague – Dresden Continues

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) continues preparing the construction of a high-speed connection from Prague to Dresden. That is why it organised two important meetings a few days ago having as main topic partial tasks within this strategically important project.

14.12.2017 Passage through Ostrava-Vítkovice Station Is Now Faster

Správa železniční dopravní cesty festively completed the reconstruction of a part of Ostrava-Vítkovice railway station which is situated on a double-track electrified nationwide railway line leading from Český Těšín to Ostrava-Svinov. The project’s asset is especially a speed increase of trains at the station and in the connecting line section as well as higher railway operation safety.

08.12.2017 Two New Railway Stops To Be Open For the Public Sunday, 10 December

On Sunday, 10 December 2017, with a new Timetable entering into force, the railway stops Tábor – Měšice and Veselí nad Moravou – Milokošť will be open for the public. Thus, transport service for residents of urban areas with trains still passing there through only will be improved.

07.12.2017 Hanušovice – Jeseník Railway Line Upgraded Extensively

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) improved parameters of the railway line from Šumperk to Krnov in the section Hanušovice – Jeseník. The main objective of the project was to return it to a technical condition corresponding to European standards.

29.11.2017 Management board meeting report

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23.11.2017 Travelling by train in Frýdlant area is now safer and more convenient

Správa železniční dopravní cesty solemnly completed a construction called Raspenava Railway Station Interlocking Plant (SIP) Reconstruction. The biggest benefit of the project is a security and travelling comfort improvement and an increase in speed of railway transport by eliminating drops in line speed at level crossings.

15.11.2017 2017 Photographic Contest Knows its Winners

In the governmental lounge of Prague Main Station, results of the 6th year of SŽDC Photographic Contest were announced. This year's topic was We Live by Rail. More than five hundred pictures brought together this year were sent by 87 competitors. A number of material prizes and valuable gifts from sponsors of the contest were awaiting the winners selected by a professional jury.

01.11.2017 Railway Workers Will Support Movember Again

The period of November is characterized by the leaves falling and the gradual arrival of winter. In the recent years, however, this month and its end in particular is also known thanks to “removing the moustache”. The charitable event MOVEMBER is a worldwide action taking place several last years in the Czech Republic as well. The railway employees associated in the group with a peculiar name Drážňáci (Railway Workers) will support this charity again.

01.11.2017 Roztoky u Prahy Railway Station Will Be Barrier-Free

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) will invest 184 million Czech Crowns to ensure a wheelchair accessibility of the Roztoky u Prahy Railway Station. To speed up the implementation of this project, SŽDC plans to take advantage of the amendment to the construction act enabling to merge the district territorial planning and authorization and construction licence procedures newly into a single application. The reconstruction of the Station part will bring a substantial improvement of travel conditions not only for immobile fellow citizens, but also, for example, mothers with prams as well. In addition to new platforms and lifts, it will also bring about the underpass modernization. In case of a trouble-free preparation, the construction can be carried out possibly in 2020.

31.10.2017 Management board meeting report

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