Start of modernization of the part of the track to the airport between the Prague stations Bubny and Výstaviště. January 12, 2022, Prague.
Prague – Today begins the suspension of rail traffic between Prague's Masarykovo nádraží and Dejvice stations. It will take about two years. The reason is the repair of the track between Bubny and Dejvice. Passengers should use public transport to move between stations. České dráhy (ČD) published details of the exclusion, among other things, on their website.
To travel between Masarykovo stations, or the main station and Dejvice, instead of trains, people can use tram line 26 and metro line A with a transfer to metro B or C. Trams number 1 or 25 run between Dejvice and Bubny stations, and the connection between Masarykovo nádraží and Bubny is provided by tram number 14 and metro C or metro B with a transfer to line C. Due to the exclusion, an additional pair of trains will run at night between Prague Central Station and Hostivice and back.
People who have purchased a ČD ticket for the excluded section, can use the “ND Praha” ticket for public transport in Prague at the given stations. They can pick it up at Masaryków or the main railway station or at Praha-Dejvice, Hostivice, Kladno, Kladno město, Rakovník stations or from the train staff.
The repair of the section between Bubny and Dejvice is part of the modernization of the Kladno – Prague line. which is divided into eight sections. So far, only one has been completed, namely the Negrelli viaduct, which was opened in 2020.
The line between the capital and Kladno should be completely modernized in 2029 or 2030. Complete modification of the now single-track and non-electrified line to Kladno with the branch to the Prague airport, according to earlier estimates of the Railway Administration, it should cost around 40 billion crowns. At the end of last year, the Railway Administration received a European subsidy of 2.5 billion crowns for the construction of a part of the railway line to Prague's Ruzyne Airport.