Press release

Train navigation is heading to the locomotives of the Slovak company LOKORAIL, a.s.

In Brno, 20. 2. 2024

The NavTrain train navigation will be used by drivers from Slovakia, LOKORAIL, a.s. will equip its locomotives with them. The carrier, which deals with freight transport and also operates railway sidings, has also been operating on tracks in the Czech Republic since 2018.

„Through our trusted company in the Czech Republic, we came across Betrian and their NavTrain train navigation system. We were very pleasantly surprised by the timing and speed of the whole process of implementing the new technology into our equipment,“ says CEO of LOKORAIL, a.s. Ing. David Kostelník.

LOKORAIL, a.s. operates electric and diesel locomotives and from 2019 also Siemens Vectron MS locomotives.

„Our navigation solution has been designed with the needs of modern rail operators in mind and we are confident that it will contribute to the achievement of strategic objectives and improved safety. The process was extremely smooth and fast, which is a testament to the great collaboration between our teams, “ says Petr Sec from Betrian.

The cooperation with the Slovak carrier represents another successful expansion of Betrian Group’s products into new foreign markets.

Betrian Group

In addition to hardware, software and process digitalization, the Betrian Group has been focusing on the railway sector since 2018. It develops autonomous train control technologies, the RCAS* anti-collision system and smart assistants for safer train travel. With its innovations, it plans to contribute to the modernisation of European ETCS security in the future.

*RCAS (Rail Collision Avoidance System)

For more information, please contact:

Petr Sec
phone: +420 721 866 000

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We collaborate on the development

The functions are proposed in cooperation with the engine drivers of the Federation of Engine Drivers of the Czech Republic

Federace strojvůdců ČR