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New Look For ZSSK's Locomotives
New Look For ZSSK's Locomotives

On 27 May 2022, the first ZSSK locomotive in the new corporate design was put into service. 

Preparations For The Start Of Passenger Service At OŽ Continue
Preparations For The Start Of Passenger Service At OŽ Continue

After the rack-and-pinion railway in Vysoké Tatry (Ozubnicová železnica, OŽ) was cleared of snow on Friday 11 February, test runs began the very next day.

Preparations Of OŽ For The Start Of Passenger Operation
Preparations Of OŽ For The Start Of Passenger Operation

For 16 February 2022, it is planned to start passenger operation on the rack-and-pinion Štrba - Štrbské Pleso line in Vysoké Tatry.

Contract For ZSSK's KISS EMUs Signed
Contract For ZSSK's KISS EMUs Signed

On 16 December 2021, ZSSK and Stadler Polska signed a contract for the delivery of four six-car KISS EMUs.

ZSSK's Class 495.95 EMUs Starts Passenger Service
ZSSK's Class 495.95 EMUs Starts Passenger Service

Since July 2020, Strabag and Swietelsky-Slovakia carried out the modernisation of the OŽ line (Ozubnicová železnica, Rack and pinion railway) in Vysoké Tatry. On 23 July 2021, the Special Construction Office of the Slovak Ministry of the Interior issued a permit for "early use of the line - for test runs".

ZSSK's Fleet Of Panter EMUs Complete
ZSSK's Fleet Of Panter EMUs Complete

On 22 October 2021, ZSSK took over the last of a batch of 25 Panter EMUs produced by a Škoda Transportation - ŽOS Trnava consortium.

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KISSes For ZSSK To Be Ordered
KISSes For ZSSK To Be Ordered

On 2 August 2021, ZSSK announced that Stadler Polska, Siedlce, was selected as the supplier for four six-car double-deck EMUs for regional transport.

More Panter EMUs For ZSSK
More Panter EMUs For ZSSK

On 9 September 2021, ZSSK signed a contract with a consortium of Škoda Transportation and ŽOS Trnava for the purchase of nine four-car Panter EMUs with an option for 11 more.

Testing Of The GTW 2/6 EMUs In Vysoké Tatry Continues
Testing Of The GTW 2/6 EMUs In Vysoké Tatry Continues

In early August, testing of the new Stadler-built Class 495.95 EMUs started on the rack railway between Štrba and Štrbské Pleso.

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New GTW 2/6 EMUs For Vysoké Tatry Complete
New GTW 2/6 EMUs For Vysoké Tatry Complete

In mid-July, 495.955 was delivered to the ZSSK depot in Poprad.

First ZSSK's New GTW 2/6 EMU Arrived
First ZSSK's New GTW 2/6 EMU Arrived

On 15 January 2020, the first new GTW 2/6 EMU was disembarked from a road trailer in the Poprad depot.

More Panter EMUs With ZSSK
More Panter EMUs With ZSSK

On 21 December 2020, ZSSK had taken over eight other Panter EMUs.

First Slovak RegioPanter In Regular Service
First Slovak RegioPanter In Regular Service

On 1 December 2020, first Class 661 RegioPanter entered regular passenger service with ZSSK.

ZSSK And ÖBB Vehicles Tested Between Bratislava And Komárno
ZSSK And ÖBB Vehicles Tested Between Bratislava And Komárno

In connection with the forthcoming replacement of RegioJet by jointly operating ZSSK and ÖBB on the Bratislava - Komárno line from 12 December 2020, the first test runs of „new“ vehicles envisaged for these services took place there.

New Line From Púchov In Slovakia
New Line From Púchov In Slovakia

On 17 September 2020, first part of the new double track electrified main line between Púchov, Považská Bystrica and Považská Teplá was put into operation.