Czech Republic

CZECH and Slovak open-access operator Regiojet received its first two Traxx multi-system electric locomotives from Bombardier on April 14.
CZECH infrastructure manager SŽDC has awarded OHL ZŠ, the Czech subsidiary of Spanish construction firm OHL, a €172m contract to reconstruct the Sudoměřice - Votice section of the Prague…
THE European Commission (EC) has approved the takeover of Škoda Transportation by investment company PPF Group, officially based in the Netherlands but owned by Czech entrepreneur Mr Petr Kellner,…
THE first of 13 five-car rakes of Mark 5A coaches, which CAF is building for British franchisee Trans-Pennine Express (TPE), is on its way from Spain to the Velim test…
THE first of 14 Škoda metre-gauge LRVs equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation arrived in Eskişehir, Turkey, on March 9.
OPEN-access passenger operator Leo Express has submitted track access applications to the Czech Office for Access to Transport Infrastructure (ÚDPI) for international services to destinations in Austria, Germany, and Poland.
CZECH rail freight operator CD Cargo has launched its largest-ever procurement of new traction with the publication on January 19 of a contract notice for an international tender to supply…
CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has been sold to investment company PPF, Škoda’s parent company, Cyrpus-based CEIL, announced on November 25.
CZECH open-access operator RegioJet announced on November 23 that tickets have gone on sale for its new Prague - Vienna service, which will begin operating on December 10.
THE Supervisory Board and Steering Committee of Czech Railways (ČD) has approved the procurement of more than 160 vehicles for long-distance and regional services worth about CKr 20bn ($US 910m).
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