Topic: Czech Republic (Czechia)

Ride-sharing an impetus for railways

Ride-sharing could stimulate the development of the European railways. In order to facilitate this and to provide seamless mobility, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), together with its partners, is carrying out the RIDE2RAIL...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

RegioJet inaugurates new international train

Czech open-access railway operator RegioJet has inaugurated the new international train in Central Europe. It connects Prague with Vienna and Budapest. This train is a part of RegioJet’s expansion in the region.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

More RegioJet trains between Prague and Rijeka

RegioJet extended its train services between Croatian coastal city of Rijeka and Prague, Bratislava or other cities to a daily frequency. Every day trains depart in both directions from Prague and Rijeka offering direct connection...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

Further stage of RegioJet foreign expansion

Czech largest private railway operator RegioJet is planning a further expansion abroad. The company will launch a direct summer train between Czechia and Croatia. In addition, it wants to organise a regular train connection from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pendolino trains again on tracks in Czechia

Czechia is gradually restoring domestic train traffic after two months of severe restrictions. National railway operator České dráhy have returned the Pendolino high-speed trains again on tracks. It has also relaunched several regional express connections.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Coronavirus impact on railways: 18 March

RailTech continues to cover the influence of coronavirus on the European rail sector. Below you can find some highlights of Wednesday, 18 March. The updates from Tuesday, 17 March, are available here.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Siemens trains, source: Siemens

European operators suspend international trains

The further spread of coronavirus in Europe force the governments to take more measures including the closure of borders. This directly impacts on the railway operators that are suspending their international trains. It is a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passengers board PKP Intercity train, source: PKP Intercity

How European railways react to coronavirus

While European airlines cancel their flights to Italy and other countries, railway operators try to keep up the work as normal as possible. However, the international train traffic to and from Italy has been suspended....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko