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On 12 May 2022, the ceremonial handover of the Class 362 WTB locomotive with the on-board ETCS took place at Masaryk station in Praha.
On 11 May 2022, Coradia iLint 654 101 was transported from Germany to the Czech Republic via Děčín.
ČD took over and put into service another of the Vectrons, which they are gradually hiring from the Slovak company Rolling Stock Lease this year.
In 2021, ČD ordered in two contracts a total of 66 two-car DMUs from PESA, intended primarily for regional transport in various Czech regions.
In early April, as planned, the R3 repair of ČD’s CityElefant 471.060 was completed in DPOV Přerov.
On 31 March 2022, ČD signed a contract with Siemens Mobility Česká republika (Czech Republic) for the purchase of 50 Vectron MS locomotives with a maximum operating speed of 230 km/h.
On 22 - 24 March 2022, ČD together with Siemens Mobility carried out a practical verification of the Vectron - railjet communication.
The Russian aggression against Ukraine, launched in the early hours of 24 February 2022, has also resulted in a humanitarian crisis in the invaded country.
On 24 February 2022, an InterJet rake of ČD was used for the first time out of its regularly diagrammed workings
On 16 February, 2022, Rolling Stock Lease (RSL) handed over to ČD the first of the second batch of Vectrons, which ČD ordered for hire from this Slovak leasing company.
On 7 February 2022, ČD signed a contract with CZ LOKO for the complete modernisation of 14 Class 742 diesel locomotives.
Another significant novelty of the 2022 timetable at ČD is the use of double-decker push-pull rakes in the Moravian-Silesian region (MSK).
During December, ČD began using the first of four Class 1216 locomotives that were purchased from Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo in 2021.
A significant new feature of the ČD’s 2022 timetable is the use of five-car non-powered InterJet units.
On 21 December 2021, České dráhy ordered another 31 three-car RegioPanter EMUs from Škoda Transportation.