Slovakia

DPMK, the public transport operator in the Slovakian city of Košice has exercised an option worth around €19m with Pragoimex, Czech Republic, for 13 additional VarioLFplus trams.
ARRIVA is due to begin operation of a new semi-fast service between Prague main station, Czech Republic, and Benešov u Prahy on February 29.
THE Slovakian city of Košice is set to receive a €38.6m grant from the European Union Cohesion Fund to finance a €47.8m order for 33 new trams from Pragoimex, Czech…
BELGIAN railfreight operator SNCB Logistics has launched two new accelerated wagonload services between Belgium and central Europe, complementing the Swiss Xpress service launched in March.
SLOVAKIAN railfreight operator ZSSK Cargo has sold its fleet of 12,342 wagons to a newly-formed joint venture company under a sale-and-lease-back agreement signed on March 5.
THE European Commission has approved a €63m grant from the European Union Cohesion Fund for the €78.6m extension of Bratislava's metre-gauge tram network to Petržalka.
CZECH open-access long-distance operator RegioJet has taken delivery of the first of three Siemens Vectron locomotives, which are being leased from European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) under a five-year contract.
A CEREMONY was held in Bratislava on November 6 to mark the introduction of the first Škoda 30T ForCity Plus low-floor LRV on the city's metre-gauge tram network.
THE first of 10 new coaches ordered by Czech open-access operator RegioJet from Astra Vagoane Calaroti, Romania, is currently undergoing testing between Prague and Žilina, Slovakia.
CZECH Railways (CD) and Slovakian Railways (ZSSK) have announced plans to shave almost an hour off the fastest journey times between the Czech capital and eastern Slovakia with the introduction…
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