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Polish Railway Lines to invest EUR 600 million in Lower Silesia’s rail infrastructure

Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) plans to allocate PLN 2.5 billion (EUR 600 million) for improving over 400 km of Lower Silesia’s railway network during 2014 – 2020.

Railway infrastructure modernisation works will be carried out on:

– Opole Groszowice – Jelcz – Wrocław Brochó (line 277) and Węgliniec – Zgorzelec (lines 274, 278), projects under CEF financing

– Kluczbork – Oleśnica – Wrocław Mikołajów (line 143); Wroclaw – Glogow – Zielona Gora; Legnica – Rudna Gwizdanów (line 289), under Operational Programme “Infrastructure and Environment”

– Jelenia Góra – Zgorzelec (line 274) and Jelcz Miłoszyce – Wrocław Osobowice (l. 292), under Regional Operational Programme

During the last two years PKP PLK invested PLN 12.3 bn in infrastructure development projects, plus PLN 2 bn for maintenance and repair. The company modernised over 1300 km of lines, built 200 platforms and upgraded over 1400 railway bridges, viaducts and level crossings.

Lower Silesia province rail network has an operating route length of 1 763 km, which represents about 10% of network managed by PKP PLK SA.

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