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07.11.2018 SŽDC Will Use a Unique Method to Select a Supplier of a Study for a New Line in Moravia

Up to the end of the week, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) will call a public tender “Feasibility study for the high-speed line (Brno) – Přerov – Ostrava”. Besides building the railway line as such, its object is a draft of possible railway infrastructure modifications in the section RS1 Brno – Přerov – Ostrava.

07.11.2018 SŽDC Accelerates Preparation of Rapid Service on Our Territory

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) implements the Resolution of the Government from last May which approved the Programme of developing Railway Rapid Service in the Czech Republic. At present, feasibility studies for the directions RS1/2 Prague – Brno – Břeclav, RS3 in the sections Praha – Beroun/Hořovice and RS4 Prague – Dresden are already being elaborated. The studies will be gradually completed during the two years to follow. In case of the line RS3 Prague – Munich, an important turning point is the currently announced support of modernization of another important cross-border connection on the German side.

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29.10.2018 Czech-Saxon Cross-Border Cooperation Project Brings First Results

The cross-border cooperation project for developing railway transport between Saxony and the Czech Republic brings its first specific results. According to the conclusions of a conference held last week in Ústí nad Labem, some achievements of collaborating experts could already be incorporated into the feasibility study for a new railway connection between Prague and Dresden which is currently in its elaboration phase and will determine the layout of a new line in the region.

26.10.2018 Repairs Started on a Part of Sázava Pacific Train Line Between Ledečko a Zruč nad Sázavou

In mid-October, works were launched on putting a part of the Sázava Pacific Train between Kácov and Zruč nad Sázavou into operation. As of Monday 29 October, repairs will start also on another section leading from Kácov to Ledečko. The railway superstructure and substructure is going to be completely repaired on a line approximately 30 kilometres long. Related costs will reach a sum of CZK 616.9 million; works will be completed up to next June, which is before the main tourist season starts.

25.10.2018 Visit of the British Advisor for High-speed Lines Professor McNaughton in the Czech Republic

Professor Andrew McNaughton, the strategic advisor of Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) for implementing the programme of developing rapid railway connections on our territory approved by our government, visited again the Czech Republic on 23. – 24 October.

15.10.2018 SŽDC Strives to Increase Safety at Railway Crossings in a Long Term

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) systematically strives to increase safety at railway crossings. Every year, it selects in cooperation with the Police of the Czech Republic and the Rail Authority dozens of railway crossings which are suitable for modernization or a safety increase, especially on transit corridors and at crossings with 1st class roads. At the same time, SŽDC strives to decrease the number of crossings on the Czech railway network.

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