Škoda Transportation Group to paqrticipate singificantly in production of locomotives for Tanzania

The Škoda Transportation Group will be participating significantly in production of a fleet of new passenger locomotives in Tanzania, Africa. Škoda has signed a contract worth more than CZK 580 million with the multinational Hyundai Rotem for delivery of seventeen sets of complete electrical equipment which will form the “heart” of the new locomotives for…

AŽD won another significant contract in BulgariaAŽD won another significant contract in Bulgaria

AŽD has concluded a contract with the Greek construction company TERNA SA for the supply of signalling systems for the project “Modernization of the railway line Sofia – Dragoman – Serbian border, section Volujak – Dragoman” announced on the basis of a public tender by State National Company in Bulgaria. The value of the contract…

New date for IRFC conference

Due to current developments of the epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic and in Europe in relation to COVID-19 and keeping in mind our commitment to the responsibility for safety and health of conference participants, the organising committee of the IRFC 2020 conference has decided to postpone this prestigious event. Considering the general development of…

1000 transmitions to the whole World

Company SKD TRADE, as one of Emil Kolben’s followers, proudly carries the legacy of the exceptional engineering work of famous ČKD for 25 years. Maintaining top quality and the constant development of innovations are reflected in the satisfaction of customers who can rely on SKD TRADEs‘ service and spare parts. Another milestone has been added…

Siemens Mobility and Siemens Energy cooperate to develop technologies for hydrogen applications in transport

Siemens Mobility and Siemens Energy have signed a memorandum of cooperation on the joint development and offer of hydrogen systems for railway transport. The aim of the project is to jointly develop modern comprehensively solved hydrogen technologies for railway transport, including infrastructure and vehicle part, and thus support the decarbonization of transport. In the next…

The world premiere of freight train ride under surveillance of Czech system ATO and under ETCS supervision

On 19 October 2020, the world’s first freight train successfully controlled by Czech ATO (Automatic Train Operation) system of AŽD company under the supervision of ETCS (European Train Control System) ran on the Swiss Sierre-Sion line. The uniqueness of this milestone is in the connection of ATO onboard and the dispatcher’s control system, which provides…