Inter-city stand-off

January 2016
Railway Gazette International;Jan2016, Vol. 172 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
The article offers an analysis on the announcement by Slovakia's state-owned railroad operator ZSSK that it would withdraw its intercity (IC) services completely from January 18, 2016. Topics covered include the open access operator's price war with Czech competitor Regiojet, the decline in the number of passengers using the IC trains of ZSSK since RegioJet launched its service, and the comment of Regiojet owner and chief executive officer (CEO) Radim Jancura on the decision of ZSSK.


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