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Sirius in test passenger service
Sirius in test passenger service

At the beginning of 2024, the plan mentioned last summer that the Class 665 would begin trial operation, not under the umbrella of Leo Express but RegioJet, became a reality.

First Sirius in test operation
First Sirius in test operation

The plan mentioned last year that the Class 665 EMUs will execute test operation under the RegioJet umbrella has become a reality.

Leo Express plans train services to Belgium
Leo Express plans train services to Belgium

Renfe, which owns a 50% stake in Leo Express, has announced that the latter plans to introduce services between Belgium and Slovakia via Germany and the Czech Republic.

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Sirius In Přerov
Sirius In Přerov

On 26 November 2022, 665.001 arrived in Přerov.

Further Sirius Test On The Czech Network
Further Sirius Test On The Czech Network

After the first test runs with unit 665.002 on the Správa železnic network took place in September, 665.001 is now on the main line as well.

First Sirius Test Runs On The Czech Public Network
First Sirius Test Runs On The Czech Public Network

On 19 September 2022, one of the Sirius EMUs originally ordered by Leo Express from CRRC, undertook test runs on the Správa železnic network.

New Chinese Double-Deck EMU On Test In The Czech Republic
New Chinese Double-Deck EMU On Test In The Czech Republic

On 4 May 2022, a CRRC-built double-deck EMU for WESTbahn arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre.

FlixTrain - Leo Express Collaboration Terminated
FlixTrain - Leo Express Collaboration Terminated

In late September 2020, Leo Express informed that FlixTrain had terminated its contract with it for the operation of the FLX 10 Berlin - Stuttgart line.

Very Long Wait For Leo Express Sirius
Very Long Wait For Leo Express Sirius

In spite of the fact that CRRC claims that the Class 665 approval is to be awarded soon, it will take at least until 2023.

Will Leo Express Expand Its Activities In Germany?
Will Leo Express Expand Its Activities In Germany?

Leo Express is one of the operators affected by the drop in rail passenger transport due to the coronavirus crisis.

A Second Sirius Towards The Czech Republic
A Second Sirius Towards The Czech Republic

On 19 December 2019, the second of the three Sirius EMUs ordered by Leo Express from CRRC set out for the final part of its long journey from China.

Sirius On Test
Sirius On Test

The first of the three CRRC-built EMUs ordered by Leo Express started its first test runs at the VUZ Velim test centre in early November. By the...

First Sirius Arrived In The Czech Republic
First Sirius Arrived In The Czech Republic

The first of three EMUs ordered by Leo Express from CRRC arrived in the Czech Republic on 17 September. Its finished cars were transported from...

Leo Express Lints Arrive In Czech Republic
Leo Express Lints Arrive In Czech Republic

To provide the PSO services for which it has submitted bids, Leo Express made an advance move by hiring a batch of Coradia Lint DMUs from Beacon...

LE Starts Praha to Kraków Service
  • 21st Jul 2018 15:45
LE Starts Praha to Kraków Service
On 20 July 2018 LEO Express started up its first regular international service between the Czech Republic and Poland. The first photo shows FLIRT...