Press releases

Vlkov u Tišnova and entire interstation section to Křižanov will be modernised
Today, Správa železnic announced two more important tenders, the first for the total reconstruction of the railway station Vlkov u Tišnova, the second concerns the subsequent line section to Křižanov. The constructions are part of a package of other projects aimed at the modernisation of the Havlíčkův Brod line.
Modernisation of section Pohled – Přibyslav will bring further improvement of Havlíčkův Brod line
Today, Správa železnic announced a tender for the complete modernisation of the nine-kilometre-long section between Pohled and Přibyslav. The three-year reconstruction will bring an increase in speed up to 160 km/h, repaired stations and stops and better parameters for freight transport. Single-track operation will be maintained throughout the entire construction period.
Modern sites of railway firefighters will be constructed in Cheb and Nymburk
Railway firefighters in Cheb and Nymburk will use new workplaces as early as 2025. Správa železnic intends to start the necessary construction works at the turn of this and the next year. The result will be modern sites, which will not lack training and educational facilities, areas for physical training and also adequate facilities for firefighting equipment.
Modernisation of Havířov station has its contractor
Another important station of the Moravian-Silesian Region will undergo an extensive transformation. Správa železnic will follow up on the renovation of the station hall and will completely reconstruct the entire station area, including platforms and barrier-free access to them. The construction works will be carried out by the association of companies Subterra, OHLA ŽS, Elektrizace železnice Praha and AŽD Praha. The total value of the contract amounts to CZK 3.4 billion and the works will start in September this year.
Line modernisation from Brno to Přerov will bring 200 km/h and higher safety, level crossings will disappear completely
Another section of the line from Brno to Přerov is one step closer to its implementation. Správa železnic has concluded a contract to create documentation for the building permit for the section between Blažovice and Vyškov. The 20-kilometre-long section will be designed by the companies SUDOP BRNO, AFRY CZ and SUDOP PRAHA.
Nymburk station in a new look, architectural competition winner is known
Reconstruction of the main station in Nymburk, which is being prepared by Správa železnic, will be designed by architect Tomáš Hanus. The expert committee of the architectural-urban competition unanimously chose his solution among 17 participants. They appreciated especially the simple, clean design and the sensitive interconnection of the new buildings with the historical buildings.
Braník Bridge will soon receive second track
Expected capacity increase of the Braník Bridge (Branický most) is in sight. Vltava railway bridging, which is mainly used by freight trains, will be double-tracked in a year. This will also help during the planned reconstruction of the bridge at Výtoň. The opening ceremony of the more than two billion investment of Správa železnic took place today at the Praha-Braník station. The complete disruption of operation on the bridge will take place between 20 October and April next year.
Modernisation of 1st corridor in Tichá Orlice Valley is completed
Two and a half years of modernisation of the corridor between Ústí nad Orlicí and Brandýs nad Orlicí ends today. Tomorrow the last long-distance trains diverted via Havlíčkův Brod will return here. The complete renewal of the railway infrastructure eliminated speed drops, increased transport safety and, above all, its fluidity. Brandýs station has also been transformed; the modern platform and pedestrian underpass offer comfortable access to trains, and the station building has received a new façade and windows.
Pardubice centrum stop was given green light
The Central Commission of the Ministry of Transport approved the construction of a new stop Pardubice centrum. Správa železnic can now issue a tender for its implementation, which must take place simultaneously with the ongoing modernisation of the entire Pardubice station. The new stop will significantly improve the accessibility of the city centre for passengers, with trains from Jaroměř and Hradec Králové arriving here. At the same time, it will serve for the turnaround of trains providing connections between Pardubice and Chrudim.
Radotín station offers comfortable travel, only new building remains to be completed
Travelling from Prague in the direction of Beroun is now faster and more comfortable. This was made possible by the reconstruction of the section between Smíchov and Černošice, which Správa železnic festively completed today. Passengers gained barrier-free access to the platforms and also comfortable boarding of the train. Residents of Velká Chuchle will appreciate the shorter distance to the stop. Further improvements to the services offered will be brought by the completion of the new station building in Radotín at the end of this year.