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PKP Polish Railway Lines to invest PLN 8.5 bn in 2015

PKP Group investments in rolling stock, railway stations and railway infrastructure reach more than PLN 30 billion (EUR 7.4 bn) between 2012-2015. In the new EU financial exercise the group aims to obtain PLN 42.8 billion (EUR 10.5) , which is about 112% more, compared to the previous perspective.

According to PKP Group statement,  PKP Intercity registered an increase in the number of travelers two months in a row for the first time since 2011. Only in February this year, domestic traffic increased by 8%. Both rail freight and rail passenger transport markets stabilized.

The group has made significant investments in the development of its railway infrastructure network, with more than PLN 16 billion ( EUR 3.9 bn) being spent from 2012 to 2014. This year, PKP Polish Railway Lines are going to invest for this purpose approx. PLN 8.5 billion ( EUR 2.1 bn).

In 2015, PKP plans to carry out investments in modernising 21 railway stations. The company will invest approx. PLN 350 million ( EUR 87 million).

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