Changes in travel rules to Slovakia reduced interest in connections, by Czech Railways by up to a third – ČT24 – Czech Television

The largest domestic carrier of Czech Railways sends connections to Slovakia to Bratislava, Žilina and Košice. “We have seen a decline in interest in recent days. According to the first data, up to 30 percent compared to the situation before the new rules, “says company spokesman Petr Šťáhlavský, adding that more accurate data will not … Read more

I will not cooperate with the Chinese, even if they offer mountains with burners, says the owner of CZ Loko Bárta

How does a coronavirus pandemic affect the railway business? Lots of. When automakers and others reduce production or stop completely, the freight carrier will be hit hard. We work mainly with large factories that use freight locomotives. Fortunately, the decline was not so drastic. The crisis did not affect our turnover, but significantly reduced our … Read more

Czechs are having fun again. Jokes for the ČD campaign flooded the internet, Kalousek also joined

Last year, České dráhy launched a new Train for a Trip application, which was accompanied by an extensive advertising campaign this summer. It takes the form of not exactly rhythmically successful verses, in which Czech sights and places of tourist interest appear in contrast to foreign ones. Creations such as “Instead of a hike in … Read more

A few hours of sleep, too fast turns. A series of accidents drew attention to the conditions of train drivers – ČT24 – Czech Television

According to experts, irregular shifts, more frequent night trips or work for more hauliers may contribute to drivers’ mistakes. Whether this was the case on Wednesday in Medlešice in the Chrudim region, where the set derailed, is being investigated. There were two passengers on the train, no one was injured. During the tragic accidents in … Read more

Death Train Driver: He prevented a collision at the same place 3 years ago, now he has died

The track of Český Brod has already become a fateful 40-year-old train driver who lost his life in a tragic train collision on Tuesday evening. He prevented a similar collision in the same section years ago. It happened three years ago, when there was a threat of a passenger train colliding with a trolley. In … Read more

Train crash between Úvaly and Český Brod: over 30 injured

According to the information Blesk.cz the driver of the passenger train did not respect the red light on the signal. According to spokeswoman Petra Effenberger, rescuers treated four seriously injured, 31 passengers were lightly injured. However, according to firefighters, only two people were seriously injured. According to the Railway Inspectorate, the accident happened at 9:35 … Read more