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Railway Technical Info - former Czechoslovakia

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heavy railstandardRH (see below)25kV 50Hz AC / 3000V DC overhead (see below) 

Rule of the Road:
Two routes within the Czech Republic used to have LH operation:

Electrification systems are distributed by area as follows:

The two systems meet at various points - in the Czech Republic:

and in Slovakia:

Czech Republic: Praha {Prague} area

metrostandardRH750V DC third rail, bottom contact 
tramsstandardRH, circles? overhead 

Czech Republic: other local systems

heavy rail: Bechyně branchstandardn/a1500V DC overhead 
Brno: tramsstandardRH? overhead 
Liberec: tramsstandard / metreRH, circles? overhead 
Most: tramsstandardRH? overhead 
Olomouc: tramsstandardRH? overhead 
Ostrava: tramsstandardRH? overhead 
Plzeň: tramsstandardRH? overhead 

Slovakia: local systems

Trenčianské Teplice branch760mm?600V DC overhead 
Tatra narrow-gaugemetren/a1500V DC overhead 
Štrba rack (Tatra)metre, Strub rackn/a1500V DC overhead 
Bratislava: tramsmetreRH, circles600V DC overhead 
Košice: tramsstandardRH600V DC overhead 


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