20.01.2010 Noise protection measures in Poděbrady
Main works contributing to the reduction of noise stress in Poděbrady induced by the railway transport operation have been accomplished. Rail noise absorbers have been applied in ČR for the second time. Absorbers reduce the noise stress by approximately 2-6 dB.
The railway section Pilsen – Klatovy is now equipped with state-of-the-art features necessary for safe long-distance control of the railway operation. The investor of the project was the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization.
18.01.2010 Drivers lapsing on level crossings
Representatives of the Railway Infrastructure Administration, s. o. presented a new project called Drivers lapsing on level crossings in Ostrava today. Besides SŽDC, the project was also promoted by the representatives of the Ministry of Transport, the Police Headquarters and other transport authorities.
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.