03.05.2011 Response to the news reports presented by Czech TV in the programmes Udalosti v regionech (Events in regions) and Udalosti (Events)
In the last few weeks, more and more biased news reports were presented by Czech TV which referred to the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization in different ways.
This accident, which occurred on a restored section of III Corridor, induced a preliminary damage at the amount of CZK 3 million for the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization.
Another significant construction within the modernization of the European railway network entitled „Modernization of the railway section České Budějovice – Nemanice I“ was festively launched. The project is part of IV Railway Transit Corridor and the line České Velenice - České Budějovice - Pilsen. The length of the reconstructed section is 2.62 km. The investor of the construction is Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization (SŽDC).
After nearly five years of complex construction work, track possessions on III Railway Transit Corridor between Pilsen and Cheb came to an end as of 30th April 2011. Passengers do not have to change to alternate buses any more. The western branch of III RTC is part of the trans-European railway network and provides a fast link between the capital of Prague, Pilsen - west-bohemian city and the neighbouring Federal Republic of Germany.
04.04.2011 SŽDC´s Fire Department after the reorganization shall cover the whole operated railway network
Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization (SŽDC) issues a press release in connection with inaccurate information presented in the programme Televizní noviny (Nova TV news, 30.3. 2011).
02.04.2011 The new building of the train stop Čeladná on the line Ostrava – Valašské Meziříčí serves the public
Operation of the train stop Čeladná on the line Ostrava main station – Valašské Meziříčí was festively launched. The new building of the train stop offers a waiting area and a barrier-free WC. Outside, there are a shelter and a bicycle shed. There is also an ecological contribution represented by a heat pump used for heating the building and preparation of hot water. There are new reinforced areas and access paths to the train stop made of granite-chip paving. The investor of the train stop reconstruction in Čeladná is the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization.
01.04.2011 New organization structure of the Headquarters of the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization
As of today, a new organization structure of the Headquarters of the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization adopted by the Managing Board came into effect. The aim of this organizational change is to enhance the effectiveness of SŽDC´s activity. There was decrease in number of divisions, departments, sections and working groups as well.
01.04.2011 Favourable statistics of accidents at level crossings for the 1st period of this year. The number of collisions is lower by half than last year!
By comparing the 1st quarter of this year and the 1st quarter of 2010, we can see a substantial decrease in number of accidents at level crossings and another favourable decrease was registered in terms of consequences of these collisions. While last year, there were 82 collision cases during the 1st quarter, this year the same period shows a decrease of half, i.e. 41 cases.