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20.04.2015 Reaction of the railway infrastructure manager to the Supreme Audit Office’s conclusions

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.

17.04.2015 Accession of the Czech Republic to Rail Freight Corridor North Sea – Baltic Sea

(Wilhelmshaven/Bremerhaven/Hamburg/Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Antwerpen-Aachen/Berlin-Warszawa-Terespol (state border Poland/Belarus)/Kaunas-Rīga-Tallinn)

17.04.2015 Ke stažení

08.04.2015 Exceptional timetable change as of 13 April 2015

The Railway Infrastructure Administration prepared an exceptional passenger timetable change as of Monday, 13 April 2015. Changes in train running concern more than twenty railway lines based on requests from carriers and regions and in some cases also related to the launch of long-term closures’ stages.

02.04.2015 The Railway Infrastructure Administration is going to support a professional school in Brno

The Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC), the South Moravia Region and the Secondary School of Informatics and Communications Brno signed today an agreement of cooperation. This agreement will regulate e.g. recruiting students to enter this school, organising courses and training for teachers of specialised subjects as well as innovating school training programmes in the field of signalling and safety technology.

24.03.2015 Prezentace

23.03.2015 The film “You won’t make it!” intends to save lives on the railway

The Railway Infrastructure Administration has presented a unique safety film made by students with the characteristic name “You won’t make it!”. The goal of this joint project with Czech Railways is especially to support prevention and education in the area of safety on the railway for young people. The official premiere of the film took place today at the Prague MAT cinema in the presence of representatives of the RIA, Czech Railways, the project partners, the authors and other guests.

18.03.2015 The Railway Infrastructure Administration reconstructed a bridge over the river Ohře on the line Chomutov – Cheb

The Railway Infrastructure Administration finished a complex reconstruction of the railway bridge near Ostrov in Karlovy Vary Region on the line Chomutov – Cheb. A festive completion of the construction took place on Wednesday 18 March in the premises of Vojkovice nad Ohří railway station. The construction has as objective to preserve operation on a double-track line with a required line category, track clearance and line speed.

27.02.2015 Continuing modernisation of the line through Úvaly brings changes in trains running

Modernisation of the line section Praha-Běchovice – Úvaly enters a new phase on Tuesday 3 March. One of its parts will consist in repairing the double-track bridge at Úvaly railway station which will have as result a considerable decrease of the line capacity. For this reason, the number of selected trains running through this station will be reduced.

29.01.2015 Special mole christened, Victoria will start working in the tunnel

According to an old tradition, a statue of St. Barbara, patron saint of all miners, was laid in the portal of the tunnel newly being built at Ejpovice. With the participation of top representatives of the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organisation, and the Metrostav and Subterra companies, a christening of a special tunnel boring machine (mole) S-799 over 110 metres long designed to dig the longest two tunnels in the Czech Republic under Homolka and Chlum Hills took place as well. Each of the tunnels will exceed 4 kilometres.

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