The European Commission definitely adopted the first two big projects implemented under the Operational Programme Transport on 21st December 2009. The projects Optimization of the railway section Benešov u Prahy – Strančice and Electrification of the railway section including PEÚ Letohrad - Lichkov state border, 1st construction Letohrad (exclusive) - Lichkov state border. Now, it is certain that the Czech Republic will receive up to € 160 MM. for those projects.
07.01.2010 Train stop Smržovka-Luční in operation
Test operation started on a newly-built railway stop Smržovka-Luční on 1st January 2010. It will allow better accessibility of the railway transport from the suburb Luční. The stop has been included in the project Improvement of transport services of the micro-region Tanvaldsko.
23.12.2009 EU help to develop the infrastructure
End of the year offers great opportunity to review achievements within the infrastructure modernizations. Now, it is appropriate to mention constructions which would have been difficult to implement without the Cohesion Fund.
18.12.2009 Katalog 2010
10.12.2009 Lysá - Milovice in electric operation
Electric trial operation in the railway section Lysá nad Labem – Milovice was festively launched. The main feature of this construction is the electrification of the section to meet the need to put through trains into operation from Prague to Milovice and back. With the new train traffic timetable (13th December), it will thus provide maximum comfort and shorter travelling time for passengers commuting from Milovice to the capital.
Representatives of the European Commission, the JASPERS initiative and the Ministry of Transport ČR visited the construction Benešov u Prahy – Strančice. It is a part of the Modernization of the IV Railway Transit Corridor.
03.12.2009 New gates in Bezděčín
The level crossing in Bezděčín in the railway section Dobrovice – Mladá Boleslav has been recently equipped with gates. The original level crossing safety installation without gates has been replaced with a new type PZZ-RE.
The railway section Šlapanov – Havlíčkův Brod provides railway operation which is much safer and more comfortable now. The train stop Mírovka has a barrier-free access, a new lighting system and a new platform. The investor of the project is SŽDC, s. o.