Presidential opening for Praha Hlavní

30th May 2011
Presidential opening for Praha Hlavní

The rebuilt entrance hall at Praha Hlavní station was formally opened by the Czech and Italian presidents on April 14.

A KC1·15bn modernisation of the city’s main station has been undertaken by Grandi Stazioni, an FS Group company which has leased the commercial and retail spaces for 30 years under a contract signed with CD in 2002.

Around 90% of the commercial space has already been taken up, and most areas had reopened to passengers by last November. The final stage is renovation of the 1901-09 art nouveau building, due for completion in 2013.

Grandi Stazioni is currently modernising Mariánské Lázne station, but a similar project at Karlovy Vary has been abandoned owing to the poor state of the building.


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