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Train driver’s licence

Conditions to obtain a train driver's licence for national and regional railways

  1. Completion of a course of general professional competence consisting of a minimum of 120 hours in an accredited centre.
  2. Once the course successfully completed, an application may be made to the Rail Authority to take an examination to verify the general professional competence to obtain a train driver's licence.
  3. Upon successful completion of the examination, an application may be made to the Rail Authority to be issued with a train driver's licence. The train driver's licence shall be issued for a period of 10 years.
  4. The detailed procedure is laid down in the 'Train driver's licence' guidance document.

Extension of a train driver's licence

  • The train driver's licence may be extended only if the applicant meets the conditions of Sections 46 and 46d of the Railways Act. The application must be accompanied by a copy of the last licence and a copy of the medical fitness certificate.
  • We recommend that applicants submit applications at least two months in advance!
  • The detailed procedure is laid down in the 'Train driver's licence' guidance document.

Exam dates in July and August 2024

Date Beginning Venue Address
9. 7. 2024 8:30 Rail Authority, Prague Wilsonova 300/8, Praha 2
23. 7. 2024 8:30 Rail Authority, Prague Wilsonova 300/8, Praha 2
20. 8. 2024 8:30 Rail Authority, Prague Wilsonova 300/8, Praha 2
30. 8. 2024 8:30 Rail Authority, Prague Wilsonova 300/8, Praha 2

Before the examination, the applicant shall deliver a completed Application for Verification of General Professional Competence to the Rail Authority, Wilsonova 300/8, 121 06 Prague 2, unless the applicant has already done so in the past.

To sign up for the exam, please contact:
Mgr. Martin Prudký, tel. 702 248 643, e-mail: prudky@ducr.cz

Forms – Train driver's licence for national and regional railways

Once completed, the form can be sent to the Rail Authority via data box, by mail or handed in in person at the registry office.

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General professional competence examination - topics and model questions

General professional competence examination - set of model questions (PDF)

General professional competence examination - topics for driver training (PDF)