Upgrade of Kuřim Railway Station

01/2017–10/2018

Client:
Správa železniční dopravní cesty, státní organizace
Designer:
SUDOP Brno, spol. s r.o.
Contractor:
Subterra a.s. and OHL ŽS, a.s.

The station is located on the railway line Brno – Havlíčkův Brod. The purpose of the upgrade was an increase of the speed in the station to a maximum of 120 km/h and an improvement of the travel comfort as well as the traffic safety. The upgrade consisted of the replacement and improvement of the track superstructure and substructure, replacement and extension of rails and switches, replacement of the overhead line, and of the installation of new safety, signalling and communication equipment. Furthermore, a complete modernization of the island platform and its roofing was done, underpass, bridges and retaining walls were refurbished or newly built. The local residents benefit from noise barriers in the length of 1,7 kilometres which were constructed along the tracks.

The project was awarded the title Building of the South Moravian Region 2018 in the category of Transport and Civil Engineering.

The station is located on the railway line Brno – Havlíčkův Brod. The purpose of the upgrade was an increase of the speed in the station to a maximum of 120 km/h and an improvement of the travel comfort as well as the traffic safety. The upgrade consisted of the replacement and improvement of the track superstructure and substructure, replacement and extension of rails and switches, replacement of the overhead line, and of the installation of new safety, signalling and communication equipment. Furthermore, a complete modernization of the island platform and its roofing was done, underpass, bridges and retaining walls were refurbished or newly built. The local residents benefit from noise barriers in the length of 1,7 kilometres which were constructed along the tracks.

The project was awarded the title Building of the South Moravian Region 2018 in the category of Transport and Civil Engineering.