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Seven train lines back in business

THE STATE-OWNED rail company ZSSK has announced plans to resume operations on seven of the 25 regional lines, where passenger services were suspended in February.

The additional lines are expected to function from June 15. ZSSK spokesperson Miloš Čikovský announced that the company would finance the lines from its own reserves and through reduction in costs. Total monthly losses from the nine lines are estimated to reach around Sk 50 million (€1,2 million).

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