Trespassing on railways and track safety can sometimes be overlooked when discussing transport safety. The Transport Research Centre (CDV) intends to change this with new educational video material which is to be circulated in schools in the Czech Republic. Pavlína Skládaná, Pavel Skládaný and Pavel Tučka from the CDV explain…
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29 March 2019 | By Global Railway Review
Passenger experience on the Czech Republic rail network will be greatly enhanced as a result of České dráhy’s new contract with Škoda.
14 March 2019 | By Global Railway Review
The acquisition of new vehicles will continue throughout 2019 as RegioJet plans to deploy more new multi-system locomotives – and more new Astra coaches.
8 February 2019 | By Global Railway Review
Arriva entered the emerging Czech rail market in 2013 and currently operates urban rail services in Prague and a long-distance service to Slovakia.
4 February 2019 | By Global Railway Review
The year 2018 was extremely successful for České dráhy, whose services were used by the largest number of customers reported in the last 10 years.
1 February 2019 | By Global Railway Review
Further refurbishments, with an investment of over €40 million, will occur over the next three years as RegioJet continues to enhance its offering.
10 September 2018 | By Global Railway Review
From now until early 2019, Stadler will be carrying out tests at the Velim Test-Centre on bi-mode and electric trains for Greater Anglia.
21 August 2018 | By Global Railway Review
This recent order, of up to 50 vehicles, marks the TRAXX 3 platform’s arrival in the Central, Eastern and Southeastern European markets.
5 June 2018 | By Global Railway Review
Recent headlines and statistics suggest that many pedestrians and motorists do not understand the dangers of level crossings. Is the rail sector doing enough to help educate the public? With this year’s International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) just around the corner, Global Railway Review takes a look at how…
29 May 2018 | By Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC)
The railway crossing safety topic is still on the agenda, due to the ongoing grim accident statistics. Although the overwhelming majority of collisions at level crossings are caused by mistakes by pedestrians and drivers, Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) continues their search for tools to help improve the safeguarding of…
17 May 2018 | By Global Railway Review
For the first time, Bombardier TRAXX locomotives are operated on regular passenger trains in the Czech Republic and Slovakia…
17 April 2018 | By Global Railway Review
The new vehicles will assist the operator, RegioJet, in continuing the improvements across their railway network; increasing the frequency and reliability of the train services…