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Länderbahn awarded first Czech operating contract

17 Apr 2019

CZECH REPUBLIC: The Ústí nad Labem regional authority has awarded Netinera subsidiary Länderbahn its first passenger train operating contract entirely within the Czech Republic.

The contract runs for 10 years from December 2019. It covers the operation of local passenger services on routes U12 RB Osek – Most – Louny – Rakovník and U14 RB Jirkov – Chomutov – Žatec – Lužná u Rakovníka, as well as weekend and holidays services on route T7 RE Chomutov - Vejprty.

Länderbahn will use eight refurbished Stadler RS1 diesel railcars which were formerly used on the Vogtland network.