Czech rail records
Czech rail records, dates in brackets indicate when the record was reached or when the railway infrastructure was put into operation.
First horse-drawn railway
Railway České Budějovice–Linz, first public railway in continental Europe, with length 120 km and rail gauge 1,106 mm (3 ft 7 1⁄2 in), section České Budějovice - Kerschbaum put into operation on September 30, 1828, the rest opened on August 1, 1832.
Bridge with the highest span
Most míru (Dolní Loučky), span 110 m, line Břeclav–Havlíčkův Brod (December 20, 1953)
The highest operating line speed
Speed 160 km/h in sections of transit corridors
The fastest electric locomotive
Locomotive 469.4 ČSD, reached top speed 219 km/h on railway test circuit Velim (September 5, 1972). Czech built locomotive Skoda Chs200 reach top speed 262 km/h on Oktyabrskaya Railway in Russia (December 2, 2006).
- SŽDC, History of our Railway in a Nutshell Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Řada 124 ( E469.4 ) VUZ (in Czech)
- Журнал «Локомотив» № 1 Январь 2007 (in Russian) Archived March 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- Malec, Miroslav; Martínek, Michal (1984). Naše lokomotivy [Our locomotives] (in Czech). Prague: Albatros. p. 94.