Residents of Dynín and Neplachov Have Platforms Closer to Their Villages
Driving at speed of 160 km/h on next section of the fourth corridor; this is one of the concrete benefits of the completed modernisation of the double-track line between Dynín and Ševětín. Accessibility of the railway for the inhabitants of both municipalities has also improved, thanks to the relocation of the platforms in Dynín and Neplachov. The modernised section is ready for the installation of the European Train Control System (ETCS) now.
Station in Vysočany Will Be Changed Beyond All Recognition; Passengers Will Get a New Transfer to the Metro
In next four years, another line section between Lysá nad Labem and Prague will gain corridor parameters. Today, Správa železnic started ceremoniously reconstruction of its part from Mstětice to Praha-Vysočany. Thanks to it, the metropolis will get a new three-track section, including the Praha-Rajská zahrada stop, where there will be a transfer to the metro. The station in Prague's Vysočany will undergo a fundamental transformation as well.
Správa železnic Joined Another Line to Remote Traffic Control
At the beginning of June, Správa železnic connected Dětmarovice – Mosty u Jablunkova line section to the central traffic control system. Dispatchers from the Traffic Control Centre (TCC) in Přerov already control this line. By the end of June, the Ústí nad Orlicí – Lichkov section and the Plzeň main station will also be connected to the remote control system.
Reconstruction of the Section from Dětmarovice to the State Border with Poland Begins
The line section from Dětmarovice via Petrovice u Karviné to the state border with Poland awaits a complete reconstruction. Správa železnic has already signed a contract with the contractor. The project will be co-financed by CEF Blending, which combines funding from the EU's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) and a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Completion of the construction with a total investment cost of over CZK 3 billion is scheduled on July 2022.
Trains Return to the Renovated Negrelli Viaduct
Správa železnic has completed the reconstruction of the historic Negrelli viaduct. The trains return to it on Monday 1 June, today the entire building was inspected by Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport Karel Havlíček and Director General of Správa železnic Jiří Svoboda. The listed bridge has been used for traffic in the capital city since 1850, and the last finishing works on it are taking place nowadays.
Almost 47 Billion Crowns Will Go to Investments, Repairs and Traffic Management this Year
This year, Správa železnic has at its disposal the amount of CZK 46.9 billion, which will be directed mainly to the reconstruction, repair and maintenance of the railway lines. This amount includes an increase in the budget of the infrastructure manager by CZK 3.5 billion, which was recently approved by the government. This is the second highest amount in the history of Správa železnic. From this point of view, the year 2015 was a record year, when thanks to the end of the first period of the EU Operational Programme Transport, it had CZK 50.2 billion at its disposal.
Reconstruction of the Dispatch Building in České Budějovice Begins
Správa železnic has selected the contractor for the reconstruction of the České Budějovice dispatch building. It became the company Metrostav – EDIKT – AVERS, formed by the mentioned companies. The total renewal of the listed building, which will retain its historical character after the completion of the work and will become a dignified gateway to the South Bohemian metropolis, is going to cost CZK 689,485,000 without VAT.
DB Netz and Správa železnic Call a Tender on a Project Management for a New Line Dresden – Prague.
DB Netz and Správa železnic have published an invitation to the tender for project management in common planning space as a part of the project New railway service Dresden – Prague. Tender fulfilment for the pre-project preparation phase is estimated between 2020-2024.
Správa železnic Opens a Repeated Tender for Elaboration of Documentation for Zoning Decision to the First High-Speed Line Section
Today, Správa železnic published a repeated tender for elaboration of the Documentation for the issuance of the decision on the location of the construction of the first high-speed line (HSL) in the Czech Republic in the section Praha-Běchovice – Poříčany (so-called “VRT Polabí” in Czech – “HSL Labe Flatlands” in English).
Správa železnic Increases Security of Dozens Further Crossings This Year
Throughout the country, Správa železnic is increasing the level of security at level crossings, which have been identified as potentially risky in terms of possible collisions between cars and railway vehicles. It includes the addition of warning lights, the installation of barrier crossbars and also new technologies of composite crossbars with LED diodes.