Development of railway transport, the future shape of the TEN-T network and energy prices. These will be the main topics of an informal meeting of the Council of Ministers for Transport this Friday in Prague. On the day before the PIN Talk, a professional conference on improving the safety of young drivers, will take place.
Improvement of the main railway corridor between Děčín and Bad Schandau, a high-speed line from Prague to Dresden and improvement of regional connections. These were the main topics of the meeting between Czech transport minister Martin Kupka and his Saxon counterpart Martin Dulig in Königstein near Dresden. The two ministers also discussed the ongoing Czech Presidency of the EU Council and cooperation in introducing innovations in the field of transport.
The European Commission will help refugees from Ukraine through its regulation effective from 27 July, temporarily recognising their driving licences and professional qualification as professional drivers of trucks and buses in its member states. This measure applies to Ukrainian citizens who are granted temporary protection in EU countries and is valid for the duration of this protection.
The Czech Republic and Germany have signed an agreement on the possibility of conducting examinations for waterway sections with special risks declared in Germany in the Czech language at the offices of the State Navigation Administration in the Czech Republic. Several hundred Czech citizens will benefit from this new agreement. The agreement was signed in Hřensko by the representatives of the Czech State Navigation Administration and the German General Directorate of Waterways and Navigation (Generaldirektion der Wasserstraßen und Schifffahrt).
The road link between the Czech Republic and Poland or the traffic situation at the border. These were the main topics discussed by Czech transport minister Martin Kupka and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Adamczyk during a tour of the border region. They also visited the construction site of the S3 speedway near Lubawka in Poland and held talks with the mayors of the municipalities affected by the construction of the D11 motorway in Trutnov.