Legendary Czechoslovak bullet train receives award for exemplary restoration

The restoration of the legendary 1930s Czechoslovak bullet train, known as Slovenská Strela, has been awarded one of the best projects of monument conservation by the National Heritage Institute.

Other awards, handed out at a ceremony in the National Theatre on Tuesday night, were for the renovation of the Holy Trinity Church in Fulnek in Moravia-Silesia and the restoration of the Gloriette in the Rose Garden of the Děčín Chateau in North Bohemia. The Patrinomium pro Futuro awards were established in 2014 with the aim to draw attention to exemplary care for historical monuments.

Author: Ruth Fraňková