Slovakia

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…
FOLLOWING competitive tender, state-owned railfreight operator ZSSK Cargo announced on June 5 that it will sell a 66% stake in its Cargo Wagon fleet management subsidiary to Ahaus-Altstätter Eisenbahn Cargo…
CZECH open-access passenger operator RegioJet has unveiled plans to launch its first long-distance domestic services in Slovakia, which will link the capital Bratislava with the eastern city of Košice.
UNITED Wagon Company (UWC), Russia, and Tatravagonka, Slovakia, have formed a joint venture company, Railway Casted Components (RCC), which will produce Barber bogie castings for 1520mm-gauge wagons.
BRATISLAVA Transport signed a €39m contract with Škoda Transportation on July 18 for a fleet of 15 low-floor 30T LRVs, which will enter service on the metre-gauge network in…
THE Slovakian government announced on July 10 that it has adopted proposals to reform struggling state-owned railfreight operator ZSSK Cargo with the creation of three separate business units by the…
CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has been granted an EC Declaration of Conformity for its 109E multi-system electric locomotive, meaning the design complies with the European TSI for…
POLISH State Railways (PKP) subsidiary PKP Cargo has become the latest potential buyer to be linked with ZSSK Cargo as the Slovak government continues its search for a strategic partner…
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