Railway transport from Bludov to Jeseník will be faster, safer and more comfortable


Bludov, 4 December 2015 – This year, the Railway Infrastructure Administration started revitalising the line from Bludov to Jeseník in the section Bludov (outside) – Hanušovice (outside). It will result especially in a line speed increase and a journey times reduction. Safety, travelling comfort and operation reliability will also improve thanks to revitalisation.



Passengers will appreciate especially faster transport in this line section. While up to now maximum line speed reached 65–75 km/h, it can be increased up to 100 km/h on the majority of lines upon the revitalisation measures’ completion“, says Mr. Pavel Surý, Director General of the Railway Infrastructure Administration.

The project includes reconstruction of the railway superstructure and substructure, bridges, culverts, platforms at railway stations and stops, station and line safety equipment and railway crossings. Ruda nad Moravou and Bohdíkov railway stations will be connected to remote control from Šumperk railway station.

The construction is based on global objectives for Priority Axis No 3, i.e. improving railway transport outside the Trans-European Network (TEN-T). The investor will achieve this objective by increasing transport availability.

Total investment costs of the project designated as Revitalisation of the line Bludov - Jeseník amount up to 993,690,156 CZK (VAT excluded). The project is co-financed by the European Union from its Cohesion Fund under the Operational Programme Transport up to an amount of 779,897,058 CZK. National financing of the project is assured by the State Fund for Transport Infrastructure.


Construction Designation Revitalisation of the line Bludov - Jeseník
Construction Investor Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organisation
General Designer MORAVIA CONSULT Olomouc a.s.
Supplier EUROVIA CS, a.s.
Term of launch 06/2015
Term of completion 08/2016
Total construction costs 993,690,156 CZK (VAT excluded)
Approved EU contribution 779,897,058 CZK


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