Press releases

03.06.2024
Rack railway from Tanvald to Kořenov is awaiting major repairs
The only rack railway line in the Czech Republic will undergo a complete renewal. Správa železnic selected the contractor of the works, namely the company Chládek a Tintěra, Litoměřice. Its winning bid was in the amount of CZK 432,100,624. By the end of this year, special components of the rack rail and steel sleepers will be manufactured, and the closure will start on 15 April next year. The construction will be co-financed by the cross-border programme INTERREG Czech Republic – Poland 2021–2027.
31.05.2024
Faster trains, new platforms and a stop in centre – repairs of Pardubice junction are coming to its end
Passengers in Pardubice can now use modern platforms that are conveniently accessible by lifts and escalators. In addition, some trains will start arriving at a new stop closer to the centre of the regional metropolis. This is the result of two constructions that were ceremoniously completed today by Správa železnic at Pardubice Main Station. The modernisation started in September 2020, the total cost amounts to almost CZK 6.36 billion. The construction of the Pardubice centrum stop cost another CZK 74 million. At the same time, work is beginning on the remaining part of the main station building.
27.05.2024
Prevention Train departs again. Playfully and comprehensibly teaches principles of safe behaviour
In cooperation with Správa železnic and České dráhy, the Prevention Train for a Safe Railway is on its 16th journey across the country. Its aim is to make young people aware of how to behave in the vicinity of the tracks. This time the interactive lessons will take place at railway stations in Olomouc, Pardubice, Plzeň and České Budějovice.
21.05.2024
Getting on train in Lovosice is comfortable, renovation of building is up next
Passengers in Lovosice can use lifts to all platforms, which are located on the level of modern trains. The reconstructed pedestrian underpass also connects parts of the city on both sides of the station. The builders will now focus on the station building, which is awaiting a complete renovation. Správa železnic will spend a total of CZK 680 million on the aforementioned construction works.
16.05.2024
Station in Bubny is getting its shape, connecting flyovers are being created
The project of modernisation of the railway line between Prague, the airport and Kladno continues successfully, the section between Bubny and Výstaviště has been under reconstruction for a year and a quarter. Work is proceeding at a fast pace, the construction of the four-track station in Bubny has progressed significantly, as have the connecting flyovers. They will replace both the crossing in Bubenská Street and the railway embankments that used to divide a large part of Holešovice.
06.05.2024
Renovated building in Beroun offers modern environment and more shops
Správa železnic today inaugurated the reconstructed station building in Beroun. The builders carried out a complete renovation of three interconnected buildings, namely the departure hall, the administrative building and the operational premises. In the publicly accessible part of the building, the layout has been changed, which has allowed the number of commercial units to be expanded. Passengers will also appreciate the overall improvement of the environment or the modern information system.
03.05.2024
Modernisation of Vsetín station has progressed, passengers have new facilities at their disposal
Opening ceremony of the combined check-in terminal for railway and bus transport took place in Vsetín today. Passengers at the station can also make full use of the new pedestrian underpass to individual platforms. This is a concrete result of the ongoing modernisation of the entire station, which began at the end of 2021 and will end this December.
30.04.2024
Trains in Vysočina will run on hundred and sixty
Správa železnic continues intensive modernisation of the Havlíčkův Brod line. Today it festively launched three constructions in Vlkov u Tišnova at once. The station and the connecting section to Křižanov will undergo a complete renewal; thanks to the complete disruption of operation, it will be ready at the beginning of next year. The complete reconstruction of the part from Přibyslav to Pohled will last until spring 2027. The total cost of all three constructions amounts to almost seven billion crowns. Passengers will get modern platforms at all stations and trains will speed up to 160 km/h.
26.04.2024
Passengers get modern facilities at further stations
Správa železnic is continuously improving the environment at railway stations across the Czech Republic, and has recently completed the construction of new or reconstruction of existing buildings at several stations. While in Chodov and Aš passengers serve completely new buildings, in Bílina, Benešov nad Ploučnicí and Světlá nad Sázavou they have reconstructed premises that meet all current requirements, including barrier-free access. Work on all sites has been underway since 2022 and the total cost of these reconstructions amounts to almost CZK 380 million.
16.04.2024
Construction of the modern premises of Nymburk railway firefighters begins
Today, Správa železnic inaugurated the construction of a new premises for railway firefighters in Nymburk's Nádražní Street. They will get more modern and comfortable facilities as well as garages and parking spaces for their vehicles. The installation of photovoltaic panels will reduce operating costs. The works will last until March next year.