15 Apr 2011 - Visit us on the Transport & Logistic 2011 in Munich, Hall B5, stand 430
Bratislava Rail is welcoming you at the Transport & Logistic 2011 fair in Munich in Hall B5 at stand 430. As co-exhibitor you can find on our stand LOKO TRANS Brno, our licence and rolling stock partner from Czech Republic.
Halle B.5, Stand 430
30 Mar 2011 - Bratislava Rail obtained the permanent homologation for Alstom 75100 diesel-electric loco in Slovakia
On 29 March 2011, Bratislava Rail obtained the Slovak permanent homologation for the French diesel-electric locomotive 75100, built by Alstom and Siemens. The locomotive owner is Akiem, a subsidiary of French railway SNCF. The loco nicknamed “Prima” entered Slovakia in January 2011. First, a temporary homologation has been issued till end of March 2011. After tests on maximum haulage (2.350 tons on an 8 promille slope) and the braking system from a maximum speed of 132 km/h, the locomotive entered into regular service in Western Slovakia for the moment. Here we want also express many thanks to Bratislava Rail´s Technical Director Ivan Kožehuba, whose ruthless effort made this success after only 6 months possible.
28 Jan 2011 - Bratislava Rail is using the LOKO TRANS license now in Slovakia as well
From 1 Feb 2011, Bratislavska regionalna kolajova spolocnost loses its license for open access freight trains in Slovakia, due to unsettled financial items deriving from the passenger traffic. Hence, from the 29 Jan 2011, Bratislava Rail will be using the freight license of LOKO TRANS Brno in Slovakia, while doing so in Czech Republic since March 2010. The logo BRKS will continue to head our services, now exclusively for Bratislava Rail.
2 Jan 2011 – Bratislava Rail starts coke transport for ArcelorMittal Galati
With the beginning of January 2011, Bratislava Rail starts a long-term contract for ArcelorMittal Galati, Romania and ArcelorMittal Purchasing, Luxembourg. Coke from the ArcelorMittal cokeries in Zdzieszowice and Dabrowa in Poland are hauled to the ArcelorMittal plant in Galati, to be used in steel production. The almost 2000 km are driven within 120 hours, in usually 2.300 to 2.400 bruttoton trains consisting of Ea-wagons.