About us

The Research Centre of Rail Vehicles (VCKV) has been operating at DFJP since 2005. Its main founder is University of West Bohemia in Pilsen together with other foundation members such as University of Pardubice, ŠKODA Research, s.r.o. (company with limited liability), VÚKV, a.s. (joint-stock company) and industrial organization ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION, s.r.o.. The activity of VCKV workplace is specialized in applied research in development, construction and operation of rail vehicles (KV).