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During December, ČD began using the first of four Class 1216 locomotives that were purchased from Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo in 2021.
On 9 December 2021, the first of the four Tauruses purchased by ČD from WLC was put into passenger service.
On 29 September 2021, locomotives 1216 951 - 954, which ČD bought from Wiener Lokalbahn Cargo, arrived in the Czech Republic.
The four Type ES64U4 Eurosprinters which ČD decided to acquire from Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo are being prepared for a handover to their new owner.
In February 2021, Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC) expanded to the Czech network, this being the third country in which it operates under its own license, following Austria and Germany.
In the second half of August 2020, a new test programe with a Vectron took place in Austria - this time with 193 780.
On 8 April, the second of the two ČD's Class 1216 locomotives entered regular service.
Today, one of the two Class 1216 locomotives purchased by ČD from RTS Rail Transport Service in August 2019 entered regular service.
On 31 January 2020 Taurus 1216 903, now belonging to ČD, was sent from Linz to Praha.
Today 1216 902, one of the two ex-RTS Tauruses, left in...
In late August, ČD announced it purchased two Type ES64U4 Tauruses from the Austrian operator RTS Rail Transport Service at a cost of around 5.6...