RegioJet

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RegioJet a.s.
Joint-stock company
Founded 2009[1]
Headquarters Brno, Czech Republic
Area served
Czech Republic, Slovakia
Key people
Radim Jančura,
Jiří Schmidt
Services Rail passenger transport
Revenue Increase 719 mil. (2015)[2]
Increase 35 mil. (2015)[2]
Total assets Increase 807 mil. (2015)[2]
Total equity Increase 216 mil. (2015)[2]
Number of employees
Increase 359 (2015)[2]
Website RegioJet.cz

RegioJet is a Czech open access passenger railway company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Brno. RegioJet is a subsidiary of Student Agency partnered with Keolis and operates in the Czech Republic, and through its daughter company also in Slovakia. Since 2015, RegioJet is also a brand of the bus transport operated by Student Agency and by the Slovak company of RegioJet.

Services[edit]

RegioJet
Intercity Services
km
0
Praha hl.n.
104
Pardubice hl.n.
164
Česká Třebová
204
Zábřeh na Moravě
250
Olomouc hl.n.
301
Hranice na Moravě
351
Ostrava-Svinov
356
Ostrava hl.n.
358
Ostrava-Stodolní
374
Havířov
393
Český Těšín
400
Třinec
401
Třinec centrum
407
Bystřice
426
Czech Republic
Slovakia
border
431
Čadca
451
Kysucké Nové Mesto
461
Žilina

Czech Republic[edit]

Connection map for long-distance trains. RegioJet services shown in yellow-gold.

In the Czech Republic, RegioJet operates trains between Prague and Havířov, with some trains continuing to Návsí and two services running onwards to Slovakia through Žilina, one to Košice and the other to Martin.[3][4] On 14 June 2015 the service was extended with the addition of a night train between Prague and Košice running every Thursday, Friday and Sunday.[5]

Slovakia[edit]

In January 2011, RegioJet won a contract to operate regional trains in Slovakia, on the Komárno - Dunajská Streda - Bratislava route. After a public promotional service in February 2012,[6] their service on this route began on 4 March, breaking ZSSK's monopoly in Slovakia.[7] There are plans to win more tenders in Slovakia.[8]

In April 2014, RegioJet announced a plan to run trains on the Bratislava - Žilina - Košice route from December 2014,[9] and from 11 October 2014 RegioJet started to run one daily train from Prague to Košice.[10] From 14 December 2014 RegioJet started to run three daily trains from Bratislava to Košice and vice versa.[11]

Austria[edit]

From 10 December 2017, RegioJet started to run four daily trains from Prague to Vienna and vice versa[12].

Rolling stock[edit]

RegioJet uses 9 3-coach Bombardier Talent DMUs in Slovakia.[13] It has also bought 9 Škoda Class E630 electric locomotives from Ferrovie Nord Milano.[14] The company purchased[15][16] passenger cars of classes ABmz 30-70 (12 pcs), Ampz 18-91 (8 pcs) and Bmz 21-70 (6 pcs) from Austrian Federal Railways. They were transported to the Czech Republic in early June 2011 and late July 2011, going into service in September 2011. These passenger cars undergo maintenance in the METRANS DYKO Rail Repair Shop in Kolín and are painted by OLPAS Moravia in Krnov.[17]

Table of Regiojet's Rolling stock[edit]

Class Type Picture Nickname Production Builder Note Route
162 98E RegioJet, souprava 04.jpg Peršing (Persing) 1984–1992 Škoda Works Bought from Italy and rebuilt from class 163 to 162 to increase maximum speed Praha - Pardubice - Ostrava - Žilina - Košice
193(D) Vectron 193 206 Praha Smichov spolecne nadrazi 03.JPG Garfield 2010-present Siemens Leased from ELL Bratislava - Košice,
Praha - Pardubice - Ostrava - Žilina - Košice
386 TRAXX 386 202 Regiojet Praha-Smichov 2018 20.jpg TRAXX 2018 Bombardier Transportation Praha - Vienna,
Praha - Pardubice - Ostrava - Žilina - Košice
642(D) Desiro Siemens Desiro Classic (RegioJet).jpg Siemens from leasing company Bratislava - Dunajská Streda - Komárno
643(D) Talent Bombardier Talent RegioJet - on platform in Bratislava - afternoon.JPG 1994-present Bombardier Bratislava - Dunajská Streda - Komárno
721 T 458.1 Praha-Smíchov, lokomotivy RegioJet (01).jpg Velký Hektor (Big Hector) 1961 - 1971 ČKD Only 721.151, repair in Nymburk In depot of RJ -> Prague

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commercial register at justice.cz, identification number (IČ) 28333187
  2. ^ a b c d e Annual report of RegioJet, a.s. for calendar year 2015
  3. ^ "RegioJet - Jízdní řád vlaků RegioJet na trase Praha - Ostrava - Žilina - Košice". regiojet.cz. 
  4. ^ "RegioJet dá monitory do sedaček. Větší než v autobusech, slibuje Jančura". iDNES.cz. 2014-07-10. Retrieved 2018-01-02. 
  5. ^ "RegioJet - Noční vlaky Praha - Košice. Vyjíždíme 14. 6.!". regiojet.cz. Archived from the original on 7 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "RegioJet: prezentačné jazdy pre verejnosť". vlaky.net. 
  7. ^ "Railway Gazette: Slovak passenger market starts to open". Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  8. ^ "Czech Republic, Slovakia: RegioJet to operate more routes in Slovakia?". Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "Jančurova nová slovenská výzva. RegioJet bude jezdit mezi Bratislavou a Košicemi". Hospodářské noviny. 
  10. ^ Azet, a.s. "Vlaky RegioJet začínajú jazdiť na trase Praha Košice". aktuality.sk. 
  11. ^ "Vlaky RegioJet už jazdia z Bratislavy do Košíc". Topky.sk. 
  12. ^ https://www.regiojet.cz/novinky/vlaky/z-prahy-a-brna-do-vidne-vlaky-regiojet.html
  13. ^ "Slovensko je pre RegioJet skúškou". ekonomika.sme.sk. Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  14. ^ "Railway Gazette: RegioJet launches its yellow spring trains". Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  15. ^ "ÖBB rozdaly karty: ojetiny pro ČD i RegioJet dorazily do Česka". ŽelPage. Retrieved 2011-06-05. 
  16. ^ "ÖBB passenger cars for RegioJet delivered on June 5, 2011". 
  17. ^ Jan Sůra, České koleje zežloutly. Jančurův vlak poprvé vyjel, iDNES, 25. srpna 2011

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