All Poland articles – Page 2

  • Cargounit has taken delivery of the first three of five Siemens Mobility Vectron MS locomotives which are to be used by the Bahnoperator subsidiary of Beijing Trans Eurasia Logistics.

    Cargounit receives Vectron locos destined for Eurasian freight operator


    POLAND: Leasing company Cargounit has taken delivery of the first three of five Siemens Mobility Vectron MS locomotives which are to be used by the Bahnoperator subsidiary of Beijing Trans Eurasia Logistics. Bahnoperator is involved in the operation of up to 26 east and westbound ...

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    Wrocław orders more trams


    POLAND: MPK Wrocław has placed a firm order for Modertrans to supply a further 21 Moderus Gamma trams. The order confirmed on March 8 has been placed using an option a contract for 26 trams which was agreed in September 2020, and takes the total ...

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    Lithuania and Poland told to comply with EU railway rules


    EUROPE: The European Commission is undertaking infringement procedures against Lithuania and Poland regarding compliance with two directives affecting railway matters. On February 18 the Commission sent Lithuania a letter of formal notice regarding the incorrect transposition and implementation of the single European railway area rules ...

  • PKP Intercity has awarded CZ Loko an €8·9m contract to supply 10 locomotives for light shunting

    PKP Intercity orders shunting locomotives


    POLAND: PKP Intercity has awarded CZ Loko an €8·9m contract to supply 10 locomotives for light shunting at depots and stabling points in Warszawa, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Katowice and Kraków. The two-axle EffiShunter 300 is designed to give low production and operating costs. The locomotives for ...

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    Silva Logistic System ready to launch


    POLAND: Kronospan group company Silva Logistic System has obtained a licence to operate its own rail freight services, and staff training is underway with a view to running its first trains this month. Silva LS has obtained more than 38m złoty of EU co-funding to ...

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    Polregio and Lubuskie voivodship sign 10-year contract


    POLAND: A 1bn złoty contract for national regional passenger train operator Polregio to continue running services in Lubuskie voivodship for the next 10 years came into effect with the December 13 timetable change. The contract signed on December 3 covers the operation ...

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    Smoothing intermodal flows through the Port of Gdynia


    POLAND: The Port of Gdynia’s Baltic Container Terminal has joined the EU-backed COMODALCE initiative to upgrade intermodal operations, and will participate in a pilot for electronic exchange of wagon and freight handling activity data. The ‘Enhancing COordination in multiMODAL freight transport in Central Europe’ programme involves ...

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    Kraków tram line PPP contract awarded


    POLAND: A consortium of PPP Solutions Polska and Gülermak Ağır Sanayi İnşaat ve Taahhüt was the lowest bidder for a 1·126bn złoty pilot public-private partnership contract to finance, design, build and maintain a section of tramway in Kraków. The project is one of several in different ...

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    PKP Intercity restaurant cars refurbished


    POLAND: PKP Intercity has taken delivery of 10 restaurant cars which have been refurbished and modernised at the H Cegielski FPS plant in Poznań. Forming part of a mid-life heavy maintenance programme which also included the modernisation of Type 145Ab compartment coaches, the work has been ...

  • pl Katowice Pesa tram
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    Pesa trams enter service with Tramwaje Śląskie


    POLAND: Tramwaje Śląskie’s first Pesa Twist 2017N tram entered revenue service on October 23, operating on Route 36 from Brynów Huberta to Szopienice Pętla. In June 2018 Tramwaje Śląskie awarded the manufacturer a 221m złoty contract to supply a total of 35 trams, co-financed by the ...

  • Pojazd NEWAG dla SKM z komponentami Siemens Mobility

    Siemens Mobility and Newag sign traction equipment agreement


    POLAND: Siemens Mobility and Newag have signed a five-year framework agreement for the supply of up to 200 traction drives for Impuls 2 electric multiple-units ordered by commuter operator SKM Warszawa. This is the first contract for Siemens Mobility to delivery complete traction drives for the ...

  • pl Cargounit Traxx

    Cargounit’s new owner plans to invest in cross-border freight locos


    POLAND: The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund advised by infrastructure, sustainable energy, property and digital asset investor Amber Infrastructure Group has agreed to acquire locomotive leasing company Industrial Division, which trades as Cargounit, from its founders Jacek Szczegodziński, Arkadiusz Ignasiak and Piotr Ignasiak and private equity investor ...

  • The EU’s Cohesion Fund is to provide €318·5m to support railway electrification in Latvia.

    Latvia and Estonia join Rail Freight Corridor 8


    EUROPE: Latvia and Estonia have formally joined the North Sea-Baltic Rail Freight Corridor with effect from October 12, almost five years after the corridor was originally established in November 2015.

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    Koleje Dolnośląskie orders EMUs to support regional transport strategy


    POLAND: A contract for Pesa Bydgoszcz to supply five five-car Elf2 electric multiple-units for use in the Wrocław area was signed by regionally-owned operator Koleje Dolnośląskie on September 29. The 145m złoty order is being financed from the operator’s own resources and ...

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    Warszawa – Vilnius passenger service to launch next year


    EUROPE: A letter of intent for the launch of a Warszawa – Vilnius passenger service was signed by the Lithuanian national railway’s passenger business LTG Link and its Polish counterpart PKP Intercity on September 17. The service is expected to start in late 2021, offering a ...

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    Laude Smart Intermodal orders 1 000 wagons to carry non-standard containers


    POLAND: Logistics company Laude Smart Intermodal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to design and supply 1 000 flat wagons for carrying containers on the Russia – Poland corridor. Announcing the order on September 14, UWC said its Type 13-6724 would be the first 1 ...

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    Olsztyn tramway expansion preferred bidder named


    POLAND: Kraków-based ZUE SA has been named preferred bidder for a contract to build an extension of the Olsztyn tramway. The 6 km double-track extension would run through the southeastern Pieczewo district to a four-track terminus at a 50-space park-and-ride site. The route would include a ...

  • pl Zachodniopomorskie Newag 36WEh electro-diesel

    Polish region orders electro-diesel multiple-units


    POLAND: Newag has signed a 40m złoty contract to supply an initial two two-car Impuls 2 36WEh electro-diesel multiple-units to Zachodniopomorskie voivodship, with an 200m złoty option for a further 10 units. The first two are expected to be delivered this year for entry into passenger ...

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    Landmark river bridge to cross German-Polish border


    EUROPE: DB Netz is to call tenders in August for the construction of a ‘landmark’ bridge across the River Oder near Kostrzyn, which forms the border between Germany and Poland. The 266 m long bridge designed by Knight Architects with structural ...

  • pl Torun tram Pesa MZK w Toruniu
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    Toruń tram contract awarded


    POLAND: Toruń city transport operator MZK w Toruniu has formally accepted 46·4m złoty tender from sole bidder Pesa Bydgoszcz for a contract to supply five trams. The five-section metre-gauge 100% low-floor trams from the manufacturer’s Swing family are scheduled to be delivered within 24 months.