Flooding cuts off Prague-Brno railway line

A major Czech and international railway line has been cut off when the Labe in Kolín, central Bohemia flooded railway tracks and the local station. Flooding halted traffic on the busy Prague-Brno line, used by a number of international expresses running between Berlin and Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Czech Railways said they were diverting trains or putting passengers on buses instead. Traffic on the line should resume by 10 PM, a spokeswoman for firm said.

Author: Jan Richter