Topic: ŽSSK

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. Today’s key issue is...Read more
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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
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ZSSK washing facility in Vrútky

New washing facility for Slovak trains

Slovak national railway operator ZSSK is finalising the modernisation of its oldest depot at the Vrútky junction, close to the city of Žilina. The project includes the installation of a new washing facility. ZSSK invested...Read more
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ZSSK type 671 double-deck train, source: Wikipedia

Slovak operator ZSSK doubles online ticket sales

Slovak national rail operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK) improves the index of online ticket sales. In just a year, the figure was doubled. The main contribution to this was made by the company’s mobile application. To...Read more
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ZSSK type 813 train, source: Ukrainian Railway (UZ)

Slovakia launches new train to Ukraine

Slovak national passenger operator ZSSK has launched a new train connection to Ukraine. In around four hours, the railbus delivers passengers from Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia, to Mukachevo, an important railway junction...Read more
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ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

Slovakia plans new train service to Ukraine

The national railway companies of Slovakia and Ukraine are discussing the launch of a new passenger train between the countries. The new service will connect Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia, with Mukachevo, an...Read more
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ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

ZSSK upgrades its fleet with home-produced trains

Slovak national passenger operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK) invests in upgrading its fleet. The company has already ordered 25 electric multiple units for 160 million Euros and 21 diesel trainsets for 71 million Euros. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko