Topic: Czech Republic (Czechia)

Bombardier TRAXX locomotive, source: Bombardier Transportation

RegioJet reinforces fleet with multisystem locomotives

Czech open-access operator RegioJet has ordered a new batch of multisystem locomotives. Bombardier Transportation will supply 15 TRAXX MS3 multisystem locomotives. RegioJet intends to use the ordered locomotives for the future growth and launching the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Škoda Digital, source: Škoda Digital

Škoda Transportation establishes digital division

Czech rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has established Škoda Digital, a new subsidiary inside the group. The brand new company will be responsible for the increase in the manufacturer’s competence and technical capabilities in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RegioJet train, source: RegioJet

RegioJet issues bonds for future growth

Czech private railway operator RegioJet has sold a bond issue of 921 million Korunas (36 million Euros) with maturity in five years. This money will be allocated for the company’s future growth, mainly for the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Leo Express train, source: Leo Express

Leo Express launches daily train to Poland

Czech private railway company Leo Express has strengthened its presence in Poland. Instead of the weekend connections, the operator has launched a daily train from Prague to Krakow. The average single ticket costs 20 Euros. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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