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29.10.2014 Liberec – Tanvald railway line will be faster and safer

Adaptation of tracks on almost 28 kilometres, construction of new platforms and safety and signalling equipment modernisation – all of this is included in the reconstruction of the Liberec – Tanvald railway line which was festively launched today by the Railway Infrastructure Administration in Jablonec nad Nisou.

15.10.2014 Traction substation at Nedakonice matches modern trends after reconstruction

The second stage of the traction distribution station at Nedakonice railway station is finished. The festive completion of the construction having been carried out since the beginning of last year took place today in Přerov. Its implementation allowed decreasing operation and maintenance costs and eliminating the environmental burden in the station’s premises.

09.10.2014 Modernisation of railway crossings in Frýdek-Místek region has been launched

Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively launched the modernisation of fifteen railway crossings on the line between Frýdlant nad Ostravicí and Ostravice. This project with costs amounting almost up to 180 Mio CZK will increase railway operation safety in this line section and will bring more comfort to passengers. The project should be completed in February next year already.

02.10.2014 Thanks to modernisation trains will pass through Plzeň up to four times faster

The Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) officially launched the reconstruction of the east side of Plzeň main station direction to Prague. It officially started Phase 1 of the Plzeň railway junction modernisation. The objective of the project is to repair the station so that it can fully perform its function as the most important crossroads in the region of Czech Railway Transit Corridor III.

25.09.2014 Strakonice railway station will get a new underpass and central platforms

A rail tapping in the Chapter Hall of Strakonice Castle festively launched the reconstruction of Strakonice railway station. Both inhabitants and visitors of the city will soon enjoy much safer and more comfortable travelling by train. The construction will include not only railway tracks and switches reconstruction but also building an underpass that will connect new central platforms. All works will be carried out by the supplying company Chládek & Tintěra.

25.09.2014 New traction substation in Albrechtice ends twenty-year provisional arrangement

Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration festively started the construction of a new traction substation in Albrechtice. The new substation has a crucial importance for maintaining railway transport on the important connecting route between Opava and Český Těšín without any change to the current extent and continuousness of railway transport.

23.09.2014 Operation on Újezdec u Luhačovic - Vlárský průsmyk line will be safer and more economical

The Railway Infrastructure Administration festively started the modernisation of safety equipment on the Újezdec u Luhačovic – Vlárský průsmyk railway line. The construction’s objective on this important regional connection route is to build a complete remotely controlled system of traffic control technology.

18.09.2014 Future development of the Prague – České Budějovice – Linz

On Wednesday 3rd September, a joint meeting of the representatives of ÖBB Infrastruktur and the Strategy Section of the Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration took place in České Budějovice with future development of the Prague – České Budějovice – Linz long-distance route as the main item on the agenda.

15.09.2014 Railway Infrastructure Administration attracts talented students from South Moravia.

The Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) prepared on 10 September 2014 a day-long event entitled "SŽDC Student Cup". The railway infrastructure manager is thus trying to find future employees for technical fields problematic from a personnel point of view. Therefore, SŽDC Student Cup is focused on students of the 7th to the 9th grade.

11.09.2014 The Railway Infrastructure Administration started revitalising the Šumava railway line from České Budějovice to Volary

Today, the Railway Infrastructure Administration as the construction investor festively started in České Budějovice Station the revitalisation of the railway line from České Budějovice to Volary, being more than a hundred years old. After the works’ completion, travelling on a single-track Šumava local line will be faster, safer and more comfortable.

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