Prague He is matter-of-fact and does not paint anything pink. He knows that Czech Railways will have to go into even more debt and lay off people. We also need to treat our customers better, admits the new head of the company, Ivan Bednárik.
Until recently, he successfully led the freight carrier ČD Cargo; at the beginning of December, Minister of Transport Karel Havlíček (for YES) chose him as a crisis manager, who will be promoted to the highest position of Czech Railways. And it will help guide them through the epidemic era, when barely a quarter of passengers travel on trains, which has resulted in ticket offices that will have minus up to five billion at the end of the year.