Leo Express gets license to operate trains between Prague and Wrocław
According to the terms of the license, Leo Express must operate four pairs of trains per day.
Leo Express is one step closer to the return of direct trains between Prague and the Lower Silesian capital of Wrocław. Polish railway authority UTK has granted the company a license to operate up to four pairs of trains per day. Leo Express used to operate direct trains to Wrocław, but the current service will be operated with changes in Ústí nad Orlicí and Lichkov in cooperation with Poland’s Koleje Dolnośląskie.
UTK’s decision is available on its website. According to the authority’s decision, the company can run four trains per day and must maintain this number of connections. The license is valid for five years from December 2024. When asked by CEETransport.com, Leo Express would not comment further on its plans in Poland.
According to the timetable, departures will be every four hours: The first train will leave Prague at 7 a.m. and Wrocław at 5 a.m. Eight stops are planned in Poland: Międzylesie, Bystrzyca Kłodzka, Kłodzko Miasto, Bardo Śląskie, Kamieniec Ząbkowicki, Ziębice, Strzelin and Wrocław Główny. České dráhy intends to operate this route with its Prague – Gdynia line on behalf of the Ministry of Transport.
Edited and translated by Lucie Trávníčková