About us

The AŽD Praha company is a significant and all-Czech producer and supplier of signalling, telecommunication, information and automation technologies. It is mainly focused on the rail and road transport field including telematics and other technologies. The company ensures research, development, design, production, installation, reconstruction and maintenance of devices, systems and pursues capital equipment in these main fields:

  • railroad transport
  • metro and factory line operations
  • telecommunication, information and radio systems
  • telematic applications
  • road signalization and parking systems
  • new telephone and telecommunication systems for controlling railroad transport and for informing passengers

The products that our company produces exploit the best edge cutting technologies and processes. More than 1 700 employees are employed in the AŽD Praha company. Thanks to its longstanding tradition, since 1954, the company has a leading position among other suppliers in its field.

Most important projects

  • railway corridor modernization
  • ETCS/ERTMS projects
  • modernization and reconstruction of individual railway tracks and line crossings
  • installation of a signalling systems in the Prague metro
  • implementing the system of automatic train operation on line "A" of the Prague metro
  • installation of road signalling systems for controlling intersections throughout Czech Republic
  • installation of systems for speed measuring and recognizing registration plates 

Important clients

  • Railway Administration - SŽ, s.o., České dráhy, a.s., Dopravní podnik Praha, a.s.
  • Road transport - Metrostav, SSZ, PSVS, Skanska, town and city municipalities in the Czech Republic
  • Turkish State Railways (TCDD), Lithuanian Railways (LG), Slovak National Railways (ZSR), Nashville Eastern Rail Road (NERR), Indian Railways (IR), Malaysian Railways (KTMB), Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE), Serbian Railways (ZS), Railways Infrastructure of Montenegro (ZICG), Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Railways (ŽFBH), Republika Srpska Railways (ŽRS), Polish Railways (PKP PLK), Croatian Railways (HZ-I)

AŽD abroad

Business activities of AŽD abroad form a significant part of company business. Especially in Eastern Europe and in Asia the company established successful business contacts and relations. Turkey, Poland and former states of Yugoslavia belong to regions where AŽD increases successfully its business activities and installation portfolio. Since 2003 AŽD established several daughter companies in Serbia, Bulgaria, Poland, Turkey, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovakia. AŽD further provides complete signalling portfolio for projects in Turkey, Poland, Greece, USA, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania, Slovakia, Malaysia and India.