Passenger News in Brief

A KC581m two-year long modernisation of Ostrava-Svinov station by OHLwas completed on June 29.

UK internet ticket retailer Trainline has been sold to Exponent Private Equity by Virgin and National Express for £163m.

Czech Railways has bought a 38·79% stake in dining and sleeping car operator JLV from the National Property Fund for KC20m. Having acquired a 38% stake last year, CD is now the majority owner of the company, which has 400 employees and an annual turnover of KC300m.

The sale of catering franchise operator SSP to private equity group EQT IV Fund was completed on June 15 (RG 5.06 p259).