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“The connection will be maintained in the Prague – Ostrava-Svinov section and the site will continue to the Opava station to the Bohumín station,” commented Jiří Jahelka, RegioJet’s operations manager.
“At the moment, we do not present any further restrictions within the Moravian-Silesian Region. For example, the R8 Bohumín – Brno backbone lines will not be affected by the restrictions, “added the RegioJet manager.
The management of the Opava municipality hopes that the connection to the route will return soon.
“We are sorry for the decision to limit the direct train connection between Opava and Prague for a while, because I think that Opava is a very important region with a large population that the train to the capital deserves. I hope that this step is only temporary and that perhaps this connection will be renewed in the near future, “commented Roman Konečný, a spokesman for the Opava municipality.
When the direct connection with Prague will return to the Opavans, the interruption of which the server pointed out Zdopravy.czit is not yet clear.
Pendolin will also limit traffic
“As soon as we see an increase in demand again, we will send connections to Opava again. We are ready to react quickly to the situation regarding the course of the covid-19 infection, “said Jahelka.
Czech Railways has not yet canceled most long-distance trains, but by 28 February they had limited the operation of some commuters.
“In connection with the lower demand for travel, we reduced the operation of two pairs of SC Pendolino trains between Prague and Ostrava from 24 January to 28 February 2022. These connections will run only on selected days of the week, “explained Lukáš Kubát, a spokesman for Czech Railways.