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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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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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Alstom achieves homologation of Coradia Lint in Poland

Alstom achieves homologation of Coradia Lint in Poland

Alstom has received the homologation for its Coradia Lint 41 regional train to operate on the rail network of Poland. This follows the certification already obtained in Czech Republic. The trains are to be operated cross-border between Germany, Poland and Czech Republic. In 2013 and 2015, Alstom was awarded two …

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Fitch: Polish Regional Railways may lead to significant capital expenditure for regional governments

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The expected development of regional railway operators in Poland may lead to significant capital expenditure and rising costs for regional governments, Fitch Ratings says in a new report entitled Polish Regional Railways: Regions’ Own Railway Operators on Growth Path. Responding to demand for high quality public transport, Polish regions have started …

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Record sales revenues for Polish NEWAG Capi­tal Group in 2015

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In 2015, NEWAG Capi­tal Group posted record sales reve­nues amo­un­ting to PLN 1.026 bil­lion. NEWAG Capi­tal Group posted a net pro­fit of PLN 64.9 mil­lion, while EBITDA amo­un­ted to PLN 112.9 mil­lion. Last year, NEWAG signed seve­ral signi­fi­cant con­tracts inc­lu­ding, among other: • Koleje Dol­no­ślą­skie for the deli­very of five new four-unit …

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Polish railway rolling stock market in 2015

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A lot has happened on the Polish rail market in 2015  in terms of railway rolling stock operated by a passenger carriers. Dozens of new vehicles were put into operation, also completely new constructions. Vast majority of them was supplied by domestic manufacturers. In 2015, 68 electric multiple units and …

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PKP Intercity launches new wave of investments in rolling stock fleet modernisation

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PKP Intercity has started the investment plan for the modernisation 470 coaches and locomotives. In a first phase of the program, the company will lunch a tender for the modernization of 60 coaches and 7 locomotives. Starting with January PKP Intercity will contract from its ZUT Remtrak the modernisation and periodic repair services for more than 400 coaches (level of maintenance P4). The contract vale …

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PKP Cargo fined for restricting competition on the rail freight market

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Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has issued a 14,2 million PLN (3,3 million EUR) fine to the state-owned rail freight operator PKP Cargo for abusing its dominant position, resulting in limited competition on the rail freight market.  UOKiK found that in 2006 PKP Cargo introduced regulations allowing it to refuse to sign a …

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EUR 115 million for modernising the Silesian railway network

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Polish infrastructure manager PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) has announced a tender for the modernisation of important railway lines in Silesia, part of Chybie – Żory – Rybnik – Nędza / Turze route. The value of the tender is PLN 500 million (EUR 115 million). The project will be financed under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and …

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Polish rail freight operator LOTOS Kolej to be floated on Warsaw Stock Exchange

Polish rail freight operator LOTOS Kolej to be floated on Warsaw Stock Exchange

As part of the ‘Efficiency and Growth’ programme, the Management Board of Grupa LOTOS S.A. has decided to float LOTOS Kolej on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The decision is to facilitate the company’s further dynamic growth based on its existing capabilities. The growth of LOTOS Kolej’s operational and market potential will …

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