Transport Plant

The Transport Plant provides services through the plant’s internal railway, road transport and carriage for individual company units, for the company as a whole and also for external entrepreneurial operations sited within the company area. Within the Liberty Ostrava site there is 199 km of railway track and 52.5 km of roadway.

The Transport Plant is divided into three sections: Technology; plant rail transport; and plant road transport. Primarily it operates railway and railway traffic under the Act No. 266/1994 Coll., on Railways and corresponding Decrees on the basis of official permissions and licences, trade activity in area of railway domestic carriage, commercial and customs services, loading methodology and management of wagon loading, coordination of employees’ transport, care of basic property funds (means of transport, transport infrastructure, other property)> The unit is also the administrator of the main roads of the company and of the industrial dump .

Transport Plant activity is ensured by professionally qualified employees with special training and is supervised by state offices including the Railway Office and Railway Inspection. Railway transport safety is secured with help of installed interlocking control system. In the road transport area the unit provides maintenance and repairs of the road vehicles and special road vehicles, technical and emission inspection of road vehicles as well as car washing. The

Transport Plant is member of a number of Czech Republic associations interested in transport issues and participates in various transport projects.