About company

We’re the largest Czech rail carrier with an almost two-hundred-year tradition, as well as one of the largest employers in the Czech Republic. As the ČD Group, in addition to passenger and freight transport, we also provide services in the areas of certification and testing in the field of rail transportation, repair service and transport training, as well as ICT services in the transport and logistics fields. As part of our social responsibility, we also take care of historic vehicles. Our new ESG strategy confirms our responsibility toward the environment, passengers, and business partners.

Our services

Our company provides comprehensive services in the field of railway transport and related services.
A large part of this activity is carried out under the auspices of our subsidiaries specialising in a particular segment of services.

With ČD around Europe

In terms of public transport, we dispatch 2.5 million trains and carry up to 180 million passengers every year. Our freight transport operates on around 9,500 kilometers of railway lines in the Czech Republic, we transport more than 60 million tons of goods annually, and we’re also increasingly focusing our activities on the foreign market. We operate around four thousand rail vehicles and are preparing to invest significantly in almost two hundred vehicles with a maximum operating speed up to 230 km/h for international and domestic long-distance transport in the next ten years as part of our ČD 2030 Strategy.

What you may not have known about the České dráhy Group

  • 164 million passengers

    we transported in 2023

  • 6,583 trains per day

    on average are dispatched by ČD

  • 64 million tonnes of goods

    were transported by ČD Cargo in 2022

Who are we?

We started in 1827 with a horse-drawn railway system, and today we are a Czech and international carrier in the heart of Europe. A reliable, environment-friendly and responsible partner for individual passengers, corporate customers, regions, the Ministry of Transport as well as international clients. The network of trains operated by České dráhy provides transport services both across the Czech Republic and abroad. You can be a part of this transport system in many positions as well – we will be happy to welcome you to our team.

What do we deal with and what do we strive for?

We love trains and we honour their tradition. We transport passengers and freight across our country, as well as into surrounding states. Already before the arising of our republic, we were arteries of transportation and progress. We offer reliability for new and existing employees, a modern approach to work, we are introducing digital services, we provide high expertise to our colleagues across all job positions, and we are making a big contribution to the environment-friendly mode of transport. We provide education and training to our new as well as existing colleagues to achieve high qualifications in the transport sector, which is highly prestigious in developed countries and may be looking forward to a bright future.

Each of us is important

We treat every colleague individually. According to time availability, in terms of training or increased qualifications and therefore remuneration, as well as in terms of benefits. You can always talk to us and we will together find a common path with clearly defined tracks.

Would you like to join us?

Choose from the job positions on offer and join the team of the largest Czech railway carrier:


Join us, we accept new colleagues every day.

Benefits for our employees

  • Up to 5 weeks of paid leave and 1 week of paid time off for selected job positions

  • Discounted fare for the whole family

  • Allowance for meals, sports and leave

  • Reduced weekly working hours without any wage reduction

  • Contributions to additional voluntary pension insurance schemes