Rail modernization

As of 1 January 2003, pursuant to Act No. 77/2002 Coll., Správa železnic assumed the obligation to modernize the railway infrastructure owned by the Czech Republic. Rail modernization refers to all investments involving the acquisition or appreciation of assets constituting the railway infrastructure.

Priorities for Správa železnic in rail modernization:

  • Modernization of four railway corridors
  • Modernization of selected railway junctions
  • Interoperability of selected railway networks
  • Continuing with the electrification of selected railway lines
  • Regional projects
  • Rationalization of selected lines and railway stations
  • Investments in railway infrastructure assets to sustain its operability
  • Safety improvements on level crossings
  • Preparation for high-speed lines implementation on the Czech territory with the aim of connecting crucial agglomerations to the European system of high-speed lines