Press releases

19.05.2016
Travelling on the line Ústí nad Orlicí – Letohrad will be more comfortable
Letohrad, 19 May 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration) will improve parameters of the line Ústí nad Orlicí – Lichkov in the section between stations v from Ústí to Letohrad. The main objective of this project is achieving a technical state corresponding to EU parameters and standards.
17.05.2016
Travelling by train on the line Velký Osek – Hradec Králové – Choceň is faster and safer
Choťovice, 17 May 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration) improved parameters of a part of the railway line leading from Velký Osek through Chlumec nad Cidlinou, Hradec Králové and Týniště nad Orlicí to Choceň. The main objective of this project is achieving a technical state corresponding to EU parameters and standards.
13.05.2016
SŽDC modernised switches on railway lines in Moravia
Olomouc, 13 May 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Czech Railway Infrastructure administration) completed modernisation of switches on single-track lines in the district of the Regional Directorate Olomouc and at Zábřeh na Moravě and Hranice na Moravě railway stations. The main asset of the project is ensuring higher transport smoothness and increasing railway operation safety.
12.05.2016
Line section Benešov u Prahy – Votice covered by GSM-R signal
Benešov, 12 May 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration) introduced a digital radio system GSM-R along the line section Benešov u Prahy – Votice approximately 19 kilometres long. The festive completion of the construction took place today at Benešov u Prahy railway station.
10.05.2016
Travelling by train between Most and Chomutov is faster and safer
Most, 10 May 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration - SŽDC) improved parameters of the railway line leading from Ústí nad Labem to Klášterec nad Ohří in the section between Most and Chomutov. The main objective of this project was to achieve a technical state for this line section corresponding to EU parameters and standards.
05.05.2016
Modernisation of Horusice – Veselí nad Lužnicí line section complete
Veselí nad Lužnicí, 5 May 2016 – Today, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration) festively completed modernisation of the line Horusice - Veselí nad Lužnicí which is part of Czech Rail Transit Corridor IV. Works included especially building a second track of a section between stations approximately five kilometres long which allowed an increase of transport capacity; line speed could be increased as well.
28.04.2016
Riding is faster and more comfortable on railway lines in Brno and its neighbourhood
Brno, 28 April 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway Infrastructure Administration – SZDC) festively completed reconstruction of tracks in the line sections Brno-Maloměřice – Brno-Královo Pole and Brno-Královo Pole – Kuřim. The main asset of both constructions is an increase of line speed and safety as well as traveling comfort.
26.04.2016
Prevention train starting in north Moravia
Ostrava, Opava, 26 April 2016 – The railway is a synonym of safe traveling, provided basic rules of safety behaviour are met. Inexorable statistics of accidents constitute a strong impulse for České dráhy (Czech Railways - ČD) to carry on its activities this year as well in the field of prevention on the railway and to increase respect for rules clearly given. Today, the national passenger carrier together with its partners Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Railway infrastructure Administration), the Czech Police and ČD Cargo starts the fourteenth year of the ČD’s successful project ”Prevention Train for a safe railway“, this time in north Moravia. On Tuesday and Wednesday 26 and 27 April at Ostrava-Svinov railway station and on Thursday and Friday at Opava východ railway station, the train will offer an unconventional projection of the film “You won’t make it!”, a discussion with investigators or first aid practice.
22.04.2016
Operation on the line Újezdec u Luhačovic – Vlárský průsmyk is safer and more economical
Přerov, 22 April 2016 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty (The Railway Infrastructure Administration – SZDC) festively completed safety equipment modernisation on the line Újezdec u Luhačovic – Vlárský průsmyk. The project had as objective to build a complete remotely controlled system of dispatching and control technology in this section.
13.04.2016
A part of the trackage at Česká Třebová Station was reconstructed
Česká Třebová, 13 April 2016 – The Railway Infrastructure Administration reconstructed the railway superstructure and adjoining switches on the so-called Fourth set of sorting sidings at Česká Třebová freight railway station. The project aided in fulfilling the global objective of Operational Programme Transport Priority Axis 1 which is an improvement of railway transport on the Trans-European Transport Network TEN-T.