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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
Skoda 7Ev train, source: Škoda Transportation

New stage of Prague airport rail link project

Czech railway infrastructure manager SŽDC is to launch new procurement proceedings for the modernisation of the Prague-Kladno railway, including a connection to Václav Havel Airport Prague, the country’s busiest airport. They allow starting a new stage in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Czech longest railway tunnel inaugurated

Czechia has inaugurated the southern tube of the 4150-meter Ejpovice railway tunnel, the longest one in the country, for freight and passenger traffic. The tunnel will speed up passenger traffic between Prague and Plzeň, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko