Private operator awarded subsidised long-distance passenger contract

GWTR is a wholly-owned subsidiary of bus and road logistics operator ČSAD Jihotrans.

CZECH REPUBLIC: The Ministry of Transport announced on August 1 that it had directly-awarded private company GW Train Regio a 10-year contract to operate fast services on the 157 km Plzeň – Most route R16 from December 2016. Services are currently provided by national operator ČD.

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