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HybridShunter 400 locomotive, source: CZ Loko

CZ Loko presents hybrid locomotive

Czech rolling stock manufacturer CZ Loko has developed the HybridShunter 400 locomotive. It is the first hybrid vehicle in the company’s portfolio. The locomotive is able to power both from a diesel engine and batteries. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CRRC train for Leo Express, source: Leo Express

Leo Express unveils CRRC-made train

Czech railway operator Leo Express has unveiled the first photos of its Chinese-made train. The vehicle is manufacturing at the China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) plant in Zhuzhou. Three CRRC-made trains are scheduled to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
České dráhy modernised buffet car, source: České dráhy

České dráhy launches converted buffet cars

Czech state-owned rail operator České dráhy has entered into service three upgraded buffet cars with first-class passenger sections. The wagons were converted from old dining wagons. The buffet cars are included into the eastbound trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
NS InterCity Next Generation train, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

Dutch ICNG train being tested in Czechia

Dutch rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) launched trials of the InterCity Next Generation (ICNG) train. The five-car vehicle has run the first kilometres on the Velim railway test circuit in Czechia. The ICNG train will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Zdenek Hrib tests ticket machine in Prague tram, source: City of Prague

Prague equips all trams with ticket machines

Prague Public Transit Company (DPP), a public transport operator in the Czech capital, has completed the installation of ticket machines in the city trams. The devices are located close to the middle doors. The trams...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Škoda dining car for VR Group, source: Škoda Transportation

Škoda provides new dining cars to VR Group

Czech rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation will supply seven new dining double-deck cars to the Finnish railway company VR Group. The delivery is worth 600 million Korunas (circa 23.4 million Euros). The wagons will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Level crossing in Czechia, source: SŽDC

Czechia improves safety at level crossings

Czech rail infrastructure manager SŽDC continues to improve safety at the country’s level crossings. The company intends to equip 13 level crossings with barriers, light and sound warning signals this year. The corresponding draft was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RegioJet CAR4WAY carsharing, source: RailTech collage

RegioJet launches carsharing service

Czech open-access railway operator RegioJet in cooperation with Car4Way has launched a new service for passengers. The company’s customers travelling to/from Prague or Brno can continue their journey by renting a shared car. The passengers...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt in Belarus

Belarus to launch passenger train to Hungary

Belarusian Railway is working to improve its links with the European Union. The state-owned company plans to launch a passenger rail service from Brest station, near the Polish border, to Budapest, the capital of Hungary....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ForCity Alpha tram in Prague, source: Wikipedia

Škoda finalises 250-tram supply to Prague

Škoda Transportation Group has delivered the 250th ForCity Alfa low-floor tram to Prague. The Czech manufacturer finalised the long-term order to Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) in 2005. The first tram of this type became...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko