Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko

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Žeľezničná Spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s.
Industry Rail transport
Predecessor Železničná spoločnosť, a. s.
Founded December 13, 2004 (2004-12-13)[1]
Headquarters Bratislava, Slovakia
Key people
Pavol Gábor, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General
Revenue
  • Decrease 337,440,000 (2014)
  • 353,037,000 (2013)[1]
  • Increase −6,379,000 (2014)
  • −7,105,000 (2013)[1]
Total assets
  • Increase 938,103,000 (2014)
  • 854,537,000 (2013)[1]
Owner Slovak Government
Number of employees
  • Increase 5,841 (2014)
  • 5,724 (2013)
Website http://www.zssk.sk

Žeľezničná spoločnosť Slovensko a.s. (ZSSK) is Slovak state-owned passenger trains operated company, based in Bratislava.

In 2002 a company Železničná spoločnosť was established as a successor of personal and cargo transport part of the Železnice Slovenskej republiky. In 2005 this new company was further split into "Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a. s." [1] providing Passenger transport services and "Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a. s." (ZSSK CARGO or ZSCS) [2] providing cargo services.

In January 2011, ZSSK lost its monopoly on subsidised passenger transport, as RegioJet was awarded a contract to operate Bratislava - Dunajská Streda - Komárno services.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Annual Report of Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s. for 2014 (PDF) (Report). Bratislava: Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s. 2015-05-04. pp. 19–24. Retrieved 2015-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Railway Gazette: Slovak passenger market starts to open". Retrieved 2011-02-13.