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Polish Newag and Pesa could merge to gain commercial edge on new markets

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PESA Bydgoszcz and Newag are leaders of the Polish rolling stock market, one of CEE’s most buoyant market in terms of acquisitions. Until now the local market has been fueled by a large number of train and tramway orders financed under EU’s Cohesion Fund. According to an analysis published by Gazeta Wyborcza, …

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Modernised Phoenix EMU presented in Poland

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Polski Tabor Szynowy (Polish Rolling Stock) and H. Cegielski – Fabryka Pojazdów Szynowych have presented a modernised EMU type EN57.  The Phoenix EMU is designed for regional and suburban transport. The prototype run over 4000 km without any issues during trials. The first ten EMUs will soon enter operation.  H. Cegielski – Fabryka Pojazdów Szynowych is modernising 20 EMUs type EN57 on …

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PKP PLK launches tender worth PLN 500m for Line 1 rail section modernisation

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Polish rail infrastructure manager PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) has launched a PLN 500m (EUR 112 million) tender for the modernisation of Częstochowa – Zawiercie rail section, the last segment of Line no 1 connecting Warsaw to Katowice (Wiedenki).  Modernisation works will include the replacement of track and catenary on the 44 …

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Bombardier inaugurates new production hall at its Wroclaw site

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Bombardier Transportation inaugurated a new 20,000 square meter production and painting hall for high speed train car bodies today at its Wroclaw site in Poland. The new hall, equipped with unique 3D laser-welding technology, will support the production ramp-up of car bodies for Deutsche Bahn’s ICE4 train. With a capital expenditure …

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Warsaw Metro announces concept design tender for next Line II stations

Warsaw Metro announces concept design tender for next Line II metro stations

Warsaw Metro has announced a tender for the concept architectural design and construction of the next section of Line II towards Bemowo district. The 4 km long route will include three metro stations and a depot/technical station (STP Mory). The last stations of the western section will be ready in 2023. The planned …

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Stadler and Solaris to establish consortium for light rail vehicles 

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Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. and Stadler Polska Sp. z o.o. companies will establish the consortium in order to strengthen their positions on light rail vehicles market. Cooperation will be inaugurated with the joint offer in Krakow tender to supply trams. Additionally Stadler and Solaris together are planning to take part in …

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Poland: Over PLN 4 bn for developing railways in Podlaskie region

PKP PLK to invest PLN 2.5 bn in developing railways in Podlaskie region

Polish rail infrastructure manger PKP PLK has submitted for consultation a list of 13 railway development projects for Podlaskie region, to be included in the National Railway Programe.  The value of the main 12 projects reaches PLN 2.5 bn (EUR 580 million). One project worth PLN 1.7 bn is currently on the …

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Poland completes Europe’s first CEF financed rail project

PKP Polish Railways Lines completes first CEF financed project

PKP Polish Railways Lines (PKP PLK) has completed Europe’s first project financed with Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). “Improvement of safety on the Central Railway Line (CMK)” project covered the removal of 2 railway level crossings and the construction of road viaducts. The PLN 17.5 bn investment, of which PLN 14.9 represented CEF …

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Alstom’s Pendolino high-speed trains reach 10 million km in Poland

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Alstom Pendolino high speed trains owned and operated by PKP Intercity  have covered 10 million km in revenue service since the service started in December 2014. The trains have made over 21,000 journeys and carried 5.7 million passengers. Pendolino for PKP is the first high speed train in Poland, linking …

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First China Railway Express branded container block train arrives in Warsaw

"China Railway Express" in Warsaw (photo by Andrzej Hrechorowicz / KPRP)

The first China-Europe container block train under the new China Railway Express brand arrived in Warsaw on Monday. The freight train set off 12 days ago from Chengdu,  the capital of Sichuan Province in Central China. The ceremony was attended by Polish and Chinese Presidents, Andrzej Duda and Xi Jinping. The train consisting …

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