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The Czech railway industry continues to grow steadily. Last year, the total turnover increased to 130 billion CZK (5,2 billion EUR), with an increase in export volume as well

Czech companies associated with the Association of Railway Industry Enterprises (ACRI) saw a year-on-year turnover growth of 7% to a total of 130 billion Czech crowns last year. The sector thus confirmed its gradual stable growth, significantly supported by foreign orders. The export volume was 65 billion Czech crowns last year. “These are comprehensive results…

Artificial intelligence on the railway

TTC MARCONI, in cooperation with the Railway Administration (RA), has launched a test project at the Adamov station that uses artificial intelligence to detect risky situations. Video analytical functions associated with artificial intelligence, i.e., on-line evaluation of images from existing cameras, are being tested. TTC MARCONI will simulate various situations and scenarios, verifying the correct…

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The Czech railway industry continues to grow steadily. Last year, the total turnover increased to 130 billion CZK (5,2 billion EUR), with an increase in export volume as well

Czech companies associated with the Association of Railway Industry Enterprises (ACRI) saw a year-on-year turnover growth of 7% to a total of 130 billion Czech crowns last year. The sector thus confirmed its gradual stable growth, significantly supported by foreign orders. The export volume was 65 billion Czech crowns last year. “These are comprehensive results…

Artificial intelligence on the railway

TTC MARCONI, in cooperation with the Railway Administration (RA), has launched a test project at the Adamov station that uses artificial intelligence to detect risky situations. Video analytical functions associated with artificial intelligence, i.e., on-line evaluation of images from existing cameras, are being tested. TTC MARCONI will simulate various situations and scenarios, verifying the correct…

ZKL Invests in Automation and Reduces Production Energy Consumption

The bearing production program for rail vehicles at ZKL GROUP is one of the strategic pillars with increasing significance. The last three years have been very demanding, and we don’t expect 2024 to be any easier. “The market situation is not simple, especially for industrial companies manufacturing in Europe. We are grappling with the impacts…

Kontron acquires Comlab AG

Kontron AG announces the signing of a contract to purchase 100% of the shares in Comlab AG, Switzerland a specialist for data communication repeaters for Railways. Comlab generated EUR 20 million of business in 2022. Comlab will be fully integrated into Kontron Transportation, which is targeting to strengthen its footprint in the Railway market with…

35 new trolleybuses Škoda 33Tr with batteries will head to České Budějovice

Trolleybus service in České Budějovice will be significantly strengthened. The South Bohemian metropolis will receive 35 new Škoda 33Tr trolleybuses with a total value exceeding EUR 28.5 million. This order further strengthens the successful cooperation between the manufacturer and the Public Transport Provider of the city of České Budějovice, which has lasted for three decades.…

VÚKV a.s. measured aerodynamic effects in tunnel

VÚKV a.s. measured aerodynamic effects in the Deboreč tunnel in terms of the tests carried out by the Czech infrastructure administrator SŽ when the dynamic behaviour of bridge structures at the speed 190 km/h on the recently finished section of fourth corridor between Votice and Sudoměřice u Tábora stations was verified. The tests were carried…

ACRI is an association bringing together enterprises of the Czech railway industry and is also a national member of UNIFE – the European Association of the Railway Industry.

 

OUR COMPANIES

THEY ARE EMPLOYING
OVER 22,000
WORKERS

THEY ACHIEVE A TURNOVER
FOR MORE THAN
130 BILLION CZK

ON AVERAGE
50% TURNOVER
CONSTITUTES EXPORTS

Infrastructure

 

Control command and signalling and IT

 

Rolling stock – design, production, repairs,
modernization

 

Components supliers

 

Research and design institutes and testing
laboratories

 

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The magazine ACRI NEWS is intended to present the Czech railway industry and brings its readers interesting and stimulating information not only from the industry, but also about events in the railways. ACRI NEWS magazine has been published since 2004.

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