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26.10.2011 ETCS pilot project in the Czech Republic completed

Prague/Kolín, 26th October 2011 – In the track section Poříčany – Kolín the pilot project of the European Train Control System (ETCS) has been implemented. The main objective of the pilot project has been the implementation of ETCS in the conditions of the Czech railway. The pilot project has been co-funded by the European Union from the Cohesion Fund.

05.10.2011 Modernization of the line Votice – Benešov u Prahy: Work progress (October 2011)

Given the climatic conditions, planned working processes can be fully developed.

23.09.2011 The European Commission approved co-funding of another big investment project of the Czech railway.

The seventh big investment project (over Euro 50 million) has been endorsed by the European Commission. Approved co-funding of the project "Electrification of the line Zábřeh - Šumperk" by the European Union is a clear confirmation of the professional management dealing with investment projects on the Czech railway for the investor – Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization.

20.09.2011 Festive Launch of the „Optimization of the Line Lysá nad Labem - Prague-Vysočany, 1st Construction“

Another significant phase of the modernization of the Czech railway was festively launched. The investor of the „Optimization of the line Lysá nad Labem – Prague - Vysočany, 1st construction“ is the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization (SŽDC). The first part included the reconstruction of the safety and signalling equipment in the track section Čelákovice - Prague Vysočany.

10.09.2011 Modernization of the line Votice – Benešov u Prahy: Work progress (September 2011)

Prague, 11 September 2011 – Modernization of the line Votice – Benešov u Prahy: Work progress (September 2011). Given the climatic conditions, it is possible to fully develop the planned working processes; modernization work on the line Votice – Benešov u Prahy is underway, in particular during the ongoing possession of the odd set of tracks of the railway station Olbramovice.

01.09.2011 Live Infrastructure at the Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC)

Prague, 31 August 2011 – Contracts confirming the transfer of 9,480 employees from Czech Railways to the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization (SŽDC) were signed today at the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic. This act was the final step in transferring the so-called ”live infrastructure”. It is a continuation of the Czech railway transformation process which has started in 2002 already.

26.08.2011 The Railway Infrastructure Administration introduces high-temperature-related speed restriction

Given the current weather conditions – as the temperatures on the rail exceed 40 °C all over the Czech Republic – in order to ensure the safety of railway transport it is necessary to pass the tracks at a reduced speed according to local conditions.

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