08.06.2017 Reconstruction of the Historical Negrelli Viaduct Begins in Prague. It Will Take Almost Three Years
Today, the reconstruction of the over 160 years old Negrelli Viaduct was festively launched in Prague with participation of Mr. Bohuslav Sobotka, the Czech Prime Minister. Construction works will take almost three years, resulting not only in a line speed increase but thanks to modern technology use in also more silent train operation.
For the fifth time, the sport and recreation premises Pražačka in Prague will be a setting for the sports and educational project called SŽDC Student Cup SŽDC. On Wednesday 7 June, approximately 300 pupils from 7th and 8th grades of primary school will meet here. Both knowledge tests and interesting sports competitions will be prepared for them.
02.06.2017 Výlukový jízdní řád Brno
Správa železniční dopravní cesty has prepared a regular change of 2017 rail passenger transport timetable valid since Sunday 11 June on a total of 70 lines with regular traffic and nostalgic and cruise trains. This was done based on requests of the carriers and regions.
31.05.2017 Management board meeting report
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Yearlong preparations stress the demandingness of this year’s works at the main station in Brno with costs exceeding CZK 170 million. On 3 June, SŽDC will start the next phase of necessary repairs at the second most busy railway station in the Czech Republic. Railway transport restrictions will last till 10 September. Repairs of the so-called Prague Viaduct, Platform No 4 and respective tracks to be carried out this year will be followed next year by repairs of switches at the station and the bridge over Křídlovická Street and Hybešova Street. The biggest loading test will be a key modernisation of safety and signalling equipment in 2019 which will not do without a yearlong transport restriction.
Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty festively opened the repaired passenger building at the station Kostomlaty nad Labem. Besides the improvement of the overall appearance, works resulted in an increase of comfort for passengers using railway transport.
Správa železniční dopravní cesty festively completed extensive construction works on the railway line Nymburk – Mladá Boleslav. The main asset of this project was increasing infrastructure capacity on one of the most heavily used single-track lines on the territory of the Czech Republic, ensuring smoother rail transport and improving safety and comfort for passengers.
Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty launched the second part of the modernisation of the Karlovy Vary railway station. The project currently includes a completion of the first stage - a demolition and construction of the passenger building and a rehabilitation of the trackage. Its goal is to improve technical condition of the platforms and shelters and to increase safety and comfort of passenger transport.
The second tunnel tube of the Ejpovice tunnel (part of Homolka) is already almost 70 percent completed. These days, the tunnel boring machine Victoria has overcome nearly three kilometres of excavation of a four-kilometre-long north section of the tunnel. SŽDC succeeds in fulfilling a schedule of the most important section of the modernization of the line Rokycany – Plzeň. The complete opening of the tunnel is expected in December of 2018.