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PKP Polish Railway Lines to invest PLN 5 bn in 2017 for developing main routes

PKP Polish Railway Lines to invest PLN 5 bn in 2017

PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) plans to invest PLN 5 bn (EUR 1.27 bn) in 2017 and PLN 10 bn (EUR 2.5 bn) in 2018 for improving of rail transport in urban areas, for better connections on regional routes and for improving conditions for the transport of freight.  PKP PLK has …

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Tender for feasibility study on new rail line for Poznań Metropolitan Railway to be announced

Tender for feasibility study on new rail line for Poznań Metropolitan Railway to be announced

PKP Polish Railway Lines, Poznań Municipality and Wielkopolska Voivodeship have signed an agreement to launch a tender for the selection of a consultant to carry out the feasibility study and the environmental impact assessment report for The construction of the third railway line along the Poznań – Poznań East main rail section project.  The value of the consultancy project is estimated at PLN …

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Mapping the customer journey of rail passengers in CEE: online and on board

Mapping the customer journey of rail passengers in CEE. On line and on board

Companies in the travel, transportation, and hospitality industry are dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s in IoT, being among the main investors in connecting people, smart devices and systems, with the aim of delivering value to customers by providing them with even more personalised experiences. Within this industry, the …

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Five companies in the competition for western section design of Warsaw Metro Line II 

Five companies in the competition for western section conceptual design of Warsaw Metro Line II 

Warsaw Metro has invited five companies to summit project proposals for the architectural and construction design of Line II last section towards Bemowo district. AMC Andrzej M. Chołdzyński – Metroprojekt consortium, Schuessler Plan Inżynierzy-led consortium, Ove Arup & Partners, ILF Consulting Engineers Polska and Systra SA were selected out of the seven participating organisations in …

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Strabag-led consortium signs EUR 85 million rail contract in Poland

Strabag-led consortium signs EUR 85 million rail contract in Poland

PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) has signed with STRABAG-led consortium a PLN 370 million (EUR 85 million) contract for the rehabilitation of the 60 km long Chybie – Żory – Rybnik – Nędza/Turze railway section in Silesia. The consortium is formed of Traction PRKil,  STRABAG Sp. zoo, STRABAG Rail as, …

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Bydgoszcz City selects Pesa for new tram contract

Bydgoszcz City selects Pesa for new tram contract

Polish Bydgoszcz City has selected local rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz as preferred bidder for the contract to supply 18 low-floor tramways, following a tender announced in November. The new Swing (122 NaB) fleet includes 15 vehicles of over 30 meters-long and another three of 19 m-long. The 5 car composition tram will accommodate up to …

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Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

EU has approved over €432 million funding from the Cohesion Fund for the extension of the Warsaw Metro Line 2. EU will finance the construction of six new metro stations: “Trocka”, “Targówek”, “Szwedzka” on the North-East section of the line and “Księcia Janusza”, “Młynów” and “Płocka” on the West section. It will …

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Lithuanian Railways and Polish OT Logistics sign rail transport agreement

Lithuanian Railways and Polish OT Logistics sign rail transport agreement

Lithuanian Railways and Polish OT Logistics have signed an agreement for the effective cooperation in rail fright transport between Poland and Lithuania as well as other routes. OT Logistics completed in December 2016 the acquisition of STK SA (100%),  the fifth largest private rail operator in Poland, and Kolej Bałtycka SA (80%).  …

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Rail contracts worth over EUR 29 million for Comsa in Poland

Rail contracts worth over EUR 29 million for Comsa in Poland

Trakcja PRKiI, the subsidiary of the Comsa group in Poland, will carry out the upgrading of 28 km of Nowa Wies Wielka – Maksymilianowo railway line, located in the north of the country, with the aim of increasing the speed of freight trains to 100 km per hour. In addition, two stops and …

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EIB grants funding to Przewozy Regionalne for rolling stock acquisition and modernisation

EIB grants funding to Przewozy Regionalne for rolling stock acquisition and modernisation

Polish regional rail passenger operator Przewozy Regionalne (PR) will receive funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is part of the so-called Juncker Plan. The agreement concluded between the EIB and Przewozy Regionalne will provide co-financing for the rolling stock modernisation plan …

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