Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) plans to invest a total of CZK 16.3bn in the railroad system in the Czech Republic in 2016. Some CZK 9.2bn will be used for the maintenance, ČIANEWS was told by SŽDC spokesman Marek Illiaš. According to his words, hundreds of millions of Czech crowns will be invested in the modernisation of the current national safety system. SŽDC wants to continue in the preparation for the construction of high-speed routes. It will also focus on the construction of new stops and stations and repairs and maintenance of the current ones.