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15.08.2018 Two New Railway Stations Arising in Prague – Eden and Zahradní Město

Up to the end of 2021, availability of the 10th Prague district by railway transport will improve considerably. This will be facilitated by completing a construction for a price of more that CZK 4 billion which was festively launched today by Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC). Trains connecting our capital city with Southern Bohemia will newly use a quadruple-track capacity line where a new station railway Praha-Zahradní Město and a railway stop Praha-Eden will be built. Line speed will increase up to 120 kph.

14.08.2018 Modernization of the Line Nymburk – Mladá Boleslav Will Help Especially Freight Transport

Increasing railway infrastructure operational capacity between Nymburk and Mladá Boleslav especially for needs of intense freight transport is the objective of Phase 2 of the project implemented by Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) on the single-track line mentioned above. Construction modifications include extending running tracks at Čachovice railway station and establishing a new passing point Straky. The construction’s supplier is the association Nymburk – Mladá Boleslav consisting of members AŽD Praha, TSS GRADE and SILNICE GROUP. The investments amounting to CZK 335 million will be completed next December. The construction is co-financed from the OPT programme for the period 2014 - 2020.

10.08.2018 A New Repaired Station Building Serves Passengers at Modřice

The railway station at Modřice, being an important change node of integrated transport in South Moravia Region, acquired a new shape in the last few months Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) handed over a symbolic key of the repaired passenger building to the city representatives. Construction works for a price of approximately CZK 5.5 million started last October and lasted till the end of this June.

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30.07.2018 SŽDC Prepares in Prague A Reconstruction of Two Listed Bridges Between Smíchov and Jinonice

Two listed bridges on the railway line Praha-Smíchov – Praha-Jinonice, known as the “Prague Semmering” are going to be extensively reconstructed. At the beginning of September, main works on both bridges’ railway superstructure will start; the whole reconstruction will take eleven months for a price of CZK 63.7 billion. The construction’s supplier is the company Metrostav.

26.07.2018 Length of Sections with Slow Rides on SŽDC Network Got Considerably Reduced

In the past 12 months, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) reduced considerably line sections where slow rides were introduced. In comparison to 30 June last year, the total length of so-called slow rides decreased by 39%. An even more considerable reduction by more than a half occurred for slow rides having been introduced due to the technical state of the lines.

24.07.2018 Loket Has a Completely Repaired Railway Station

Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) festively handed over a repaired station building to representatives of the city of Loket. Many tourists arrive here by train especially in summer; now they have a quite new railway station at their disposal. By completely repairing the historical building, SŽDC contributed to a travelling culture increase in Karlovy Vary Region.

19.07.2018 Studénka Railway Crossing Has a Project Intent for Grade-Separated Junction Prepared

Daring holiday months, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) will submit to the Central Committee of the Ministry of Transport for approval a project intent for replacing the current level crossing at Studénka by a grade-separated junction. At the same time, it elaborated documentation for a territorial proceedings decision which has been submitted to the building authority. The intent’s approval is conditioned by an approving standpoint of Studénka municipal representatives concerning a change of the city ground plan.

19.07.2018 SŽDC Successfully Selected A Traction Power Supplier for 2019

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) successfully selected a traction power supplier for 2019 by means of an auction on the Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE). After ten years, SŽDC takes over from České dráhy the task to ensure the traction power supply for railway transport operators. With a requested amount of 1,310,128 MWh, this was the biggest auction in the history of the PXE platform for end customers so far.

18.07.2018 Designers Will Start Dealing with Line from Praha-Výstaviště to Veleslavín

Preparations for the construction of a railway connection to Václav Havel Airport advanced further. Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) selected a supplier of the Project Intent and the Documentation for territorial proceedings concerning modernization of a key section between Praha-Výstaviště (Prague Exposition Area) and Praha-Veleslavín Station. The tender was won by the companies METROPROJEKT Praha and SUDOP PRAHA with a price offer of CZK 64 million. The same documentation phase is now being prepared also for other constructions within this strategic railway project.

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