Railway carrier reinforces train provision during traditional pilgrimage to Levoča

Medical staff will be ready to help people during the pilgrimage.

Pilgrimage on Marian Hill.Pilgrimage on Marian Hill. (Source: TASR)

The state-run railway passenger carrier ZSSK will reinforce their train provision for the traditional Levoča pilgrimage held on July 6 and 7.

They will dispatch 28 local trains on the track between Spišská Nová Ves and Levoča, but these will not stop in Harichovce and Levočšké Lúky, ZSSK informed in a press release.

The trains to and from Levoča will leave at times that allow the pilgrims to continue from Spišská Nová Ves on trains travelling on the main Bratislava-Žilina-Košice route.

The special “pilgrimage” trains:

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Train

Spišská Nová Ves (departure)

Levoča

(arrival)

Train

Levoča

(departure)

Spišská Nová Ves

(arrival)

Os 8707

7:17

7:34

Os 8708

8:25

8:41

Os 8711

9:17

9:34

Os 8712

10:25

10:41

Os 8715

11:17

11:34

Os 8716

12:25

12:41

Os 8719

13:17

13:34

Os 8720

14:25

14:41

Os 8723

15:17

15:34

Os 8724

16:15

16:31

Os 8727

17:17

17:34

Os 8728

18:25

18:41

Os 8731

19:17

19:34

Os 8732

20:25

20:41

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Train

Spišská Nová Ves (departure)

Levoča
(arrival)

Train

Levoča (departure)

Spišská Nová Ves (arrival)

Os 8703

5:20

5:37

Os 8704

6:25

6:41

Os 8707

7:17

7:34

Os 8706

7:40

7:56

Os 8709

8:05

8:22

Os 8708

8:25

8:41

Os 8711

9:17

9:34

Os 8716

12:25

12:41

Os 8719

13:17

13:34

Os 8718

13:40

13:56

Os 8721

14:05

14:22

Os 8720

14:25

14:41

Os 8723

15:17

15:34

Os 8724

16:15

16:31

Medical workers will be present

10 rescuers and two doctors will provide medical treatment for the believers who attend the traditional pilgrimage marking the Feast of the Visitation of Our Lady (July 2) on Marian Hill near Levoča (Prešov Region).

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“As well as these, there will be volunteers among the pilgrims who can help if necessary,” said Katarína Načiniaková, PR manager and spokesperson for the Falck company in Slovakia, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Moreover, there will be a medical centre situated directly on Marian Hill, where rescuers and doctors will treat pilgrims in need. There will also be a fully equipped ambulance, SITA wrote.

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