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BORCAD is a supplier of seats for OBB projects

InnoTrans 2016, a meeting concerning night trains. Unspecified train producer, unspecified end customer. In 2017 a first actual RFQ arrives for a project of seats for ÖBB Day and Night Trains, a second generation of the successful Railjet brand. Year 2019 brings decision about the coaches’ producer, BORCAD is selected to be the supplier of…

VÚKV a. s. and hydrogen, what have they in common?

The testing laboratory VÚKV a. s. succeeded to obtain important orders from the producer Stadler Bussnang AG for the tests of the prototype zero emission unit for intercity transport FLIRT3 SBCTA H2 for San Bernardino County Transport Authority (SBCTA), California, USA in autumn 2023 and spring 2024. The unit consists of two front parts for…

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BORCAD is a supplier of seats for OBB projects

InnoTrans 2016, a meeting concerning night trains. Unspecified train producer, unspecified end customer. In 2017 a first actual RFQ arrives for a project of seats for ÖBB Day and Night Trains, a second generation of the successful Railjet brand. Year 2019 brings decision about the coaches’ producer, BORCAD is selected to be the supplier of…

VÚKV a. s. and hydrogen, what have they in common?

The testing laboratory VÚKV a. s. succeeded to obtain important orders from the producer Stadler Bussnang AG for the tests of the prototype zero emission unit for intercity transport FLIRT3 SBCTA H2 for San Bernardino County Transport Authority (SBCTA), California, USA in autumn 2023 and spring 2024. The unit consists of two front parts for…

First trolleybuses for Vilnius are ready for delivery

The first batch of new Škoda 32 Tr trolleybuses for Vilniaus viešasis transportas (VVT) is about to get delivered to Vilnius. So far, 20 trolleybuses have been assembled, with five fully completed and the remaining 15 undergoing trial operations and final adjustments. The first trolleybus is set to be shipped to Vilnius in June, with…

Modern methods in ensuring the quality of bearings

At the end of last year, planned investments in technologies for expanding the production of next generation tapered and axle bearings were completed at the ZKL plant in Brno. Production has been in full operation since the beginning of the year. New production machines and fully automated quality control devices for bearings for railway and…

20 years of Czech Republic’s EU membership has become the engine of growth for the Czech railway industry. Companies have secured contracts worth tens of billions of CZK

Twenty years of the Czech Republic’s membership in the European Union (anniversary falls on May 1, 2024) have brought revenues in the hundreds of billions of Czech crowns (CZK) to businesses in the Czech railway industry associated in ACRI – Czech Railway Industry Association. Since the Czech Republic’s accession to the EU, these companies have…

Škoda Group initiates type test and homologation process for trolleybus headed to Vilnius

The first trolleybus, Škoda 32 Tr for Vilniaus viešasis transportas, has entered the type tests and homologation process in Pilsen. This milestone signifies big progress in producing 91 trolleybuses bound for Vilnius, Lithuania. The first vehicle will undergo extensive list of mandatory tests, involving approximately 2,500 km of driving, to ensure reliability and performance. “We…

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

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FOR MORE THAN
130 BILLION CZK

ON AVERAGE
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