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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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12.07.2018 Railway Firemen Took Over New Water Tanks

Today, representatives of Rescue Fire Service of Správa železniční dopravní cesty (HZS SŽDC) took over in Jičín the first ten special water tanks vehicles. Investments into railway firemen’s emergency equipment will amount up to CZK 300 million this year and they will acquire 48 vehicles.

10.07.2018 A Repaired Passenger Building Serves Travellers at Litoměřice horní nádraží

Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) festively opened a repaired passenger building at Litoměřice horní nádraží (Litoměřice Upper Station) by cutting the opening tape. The building was extensively reconstructed related to an already completed major reconstruction of the trackage. This finalized a complete modernization of the whole railway station and its immediate surroundings.

09.07.2018 First Modernized Corridor Sections Are To Be Completely Reconstructed Next Year

Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) intensely prepares 8 constructions being characterized (with one exception) as a reconstruction of the firstly modernized sections of Czech Rail Transit Corridors I and II. Financing should be assured by a combination of national resources and an investment loan of the European Investment Bank (EIB), completed in two cases by a contribution from the Connecting Europe Facility programme (CEF) which was acquired by SŽDC following a successful application submitted within the CEF Blending Call. Its priority is financing constructions for eliminating bottlenecks and completing missing connections. The intents of the first operations’ project have already been approved by the Central Committee of the Ministry of Transport.

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28.06.2018 While Cutting Vegetation, SŽDC Acts In Accordance with Valid Laws

Among others, the duties of Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) as railway infrastructure manager in the Czech Republic include ensuring safety and smoothness of rail operation. Exceptional events which can stop train operation on railway lines can be caused i.a. by falls of trees into the trackage. SŽDC strives to limit such cases to a minimum and uses all its possibilities for this purpose. In accordance with valid laws, it cuts woody species within the protective zone of the railway.

27.06.2018 Necessary Construction Works at Brno Main Station Will Influence Trains’ Running

Passengers in the Moravian capital must expect changes in trains’ running during these holidays already. On 16 July, a continuous closure of dead-end tracks at Platforms 5 and 6 will start at Brno Main Station due to the launch of two large reconstructions of railway bridges over Hybešova and Křídlovická Street. As of September, some trains will be therefore using the lower station (dolní nádraží) where the first adaptations already started.

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