Fantasy meets reality.
This chart shows the actual number of passengers on high speed rail in other countries and the forecast number of passengers as predicted by the Rail Authority.
- Without these passengers, they have no business case.
- Without a valid business case, they have no overriding government corporate need.
- And without that, they have no basis for making any compulsory purchase because the project cannot be considered in the public interest.
Data published by Bc. Jiří Svoboda, MBA Managing Director and Ing. Martin Švehlík Director of VRT Preparation Department in this presentation 8.4.2021:
The text to the right of the map says:
- high utilization
of the new VRT system
- more than 130 thousand passengers per day
- VRT = most used
lines in the Czech Republic
This means that VRT must have high capacity, quality and reliability infrastructure”