PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) has announced a two-stage tender for the modernization of E 20 Sochaczew-Swarzędz section, part of Warsaw-Poznań railway line. The value of the project exceeds PLN 2.6 billion and includes the modernisation of 230 km of line, 10 railway stations, ensuring a comfortable, fast and safe journey. This is one of the seven projects financed under EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) financial instrument.
On the modernised section, train movements are expected to double to 500 trains a day. PKP PLK investment will also increase safety and will reduce journey times by several minutes. In addition to the modernisation of 230 km of line, works will also include the rehabilitation of Łowicz, Kutno, Koło, Konin, Podstolice stations and Leonów, Mysłaków, Kutno-Azory, Konin Zachód railway stops. Also three new local traffic control centers will be built Łowicz, Kutno and Konin.
For 2016 – 2023, PKP PLK will carry out PLN 67 billion investments included in the National Railway Programme.
For the second CEF call for proposal, PKP PLK aims to submit seven development projects estinated at over PLN 10 bln.