The construction of the corridor, which should shorten the route from Budějovice to Prague, will begin in the summer of 2022 Business
They will be 15.5 billion crowns. When the Prague – České Budějovice corridor is ready, the ride on this route will take an hour and a half, said Radka Pistoriusová, a spokeswoman for the Railway Administration.
When the state modernizes IV. corridor, driving times will be shortened. The journey from Prague to České Budějovice took two hours and 15 minutes before the modernization began. After the modernization, the express will manage this route in an hour and 30 minutes. “Tilting kits for about hours and twenty minutes,” Pistorius said.
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The length of the modernized section will be about 18 kilometers. This is the part of České Budějovice northern stop behind the station Ševětín. The section you are driving on now is about 22 kilometers long. The design work will last until March 2022. The builders will also build two tunnels: Hosínský 3120 meters long and Chotýčanský, which will become the longest railway tunnel in the Czech Republic thanks to its length of 4775 meters.
“The deadline for project documentation is 15 months, then we will compete with the contractor. What has been on for years is becoming concrete in a matter of months. In 2022, we will start dealing with competitions for the contractor who will excavate the tunnel, “said Jiří Svoboda, General Director of the Railway Administration. The Railway Administration wants to announce a tender for the company that will build the section in February or March 2022. At the same time, the design work should be completed.
Where the route leads is the subject of litigation. It is run by the municipality of Hosín and the Ministry of Transport. In August 2018, Hosín filed a cassation complaint with the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) against the decision of the Municipal Court in Prague. The NSS has not yet decided, said the mayor of Hosín Jan Řičánek (Together 2014).
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“We would like the route to go within the marked corridor along the outer edge. Even though it is (difference) a few tens of meters, the embankment would not be so high, the occupation of fields would not be so large, it would be cheaper. The comfort of living in the village and the construction with such a priority is on the scales, “said the mayor. He added that another option is to comment on the procedure for building permits.
The goal of the construction is to make the track double-track, the speed should increase to 200 kilometers per hour. Thanks to that, a successful new railway after the relocation. The trains will stop running at the Hluboká nad Vltavou-Zámostí, Chotýčany and Hrdějovice and Hosín stops. The town of Hluboká nad Vltavou has previously stated that an unused track could be used for tourist rides.
The modernization will include the station in Ševětín. Thanks to the underpass, there will be barrier-free access to the two new platforms.