All Poland articles – Page 3

  • pl Newag contract

    Impuls EMU order signed


    POLAND: Małopolska voivodship has signed a contract for Newag to supply seven four-car Impuls 2 electric multiple-units, and provide five years of maintenance services as well as documentation and staff training. The first two EMUs are to be delivered within 16 months and the last vehicle ...

  • LTG Cargo locomotive

    Lithuanian freight operator launches Polish business


    POLAND: The Lithuanian state railway group’s freight business LTG Cargo has established a Polish subsidiary to support its international expansion plans and is negotiating a joint venture with PKP Cargo to operate cross-border intermodal services. LTG Cargo Polska was granted a safety certificate by Polish authority ...

  • pl Gorzow tram reopening celebrations
    Metro Report International

    Trams return to Gorzów Wielkopolski


    POLAND: Tram operations in Gorzów Wielkopolski have resumed following a three-year suspension while a major renewal programme was undertaken. Services restarted on July 2, as part of a celebrations marking the city’s 763th anniversary. Trams are running again on the full length of the 9·5 km ...

  • pl Gdansk tram extension 1
    Metro Report International

    Gdańsk tram extension opens


    POLAND: A 2·6 km extension of Gdańsk tram Route 12 from Migowo to Lawendowe Wzgórze in the southwest of the city opened on June 30. The six stops include a tram and bus interchange at Ujeścisko which features a park-and-ride site with ...

  • CZ Loko EffiShunter 300 two-axle diesel-electric shunting locomotive.

    CZ Loko to supply shunters to PKP Intercity


    POLAND: Sole bidder CZ Loko has been awarded a 39·1m złoty contract to supply 10 lightweight shunting locomotives for PKP Intercity to use at its principal depots. A previous tender had failed to attract any bidders within the budget. Based on the Czech manufacturer’s EffiShunter 300 ...

  • pl KM Flirt EMU with Guardia (2)

    First approval for AngelStar’s Guardia onboard ETCS


    POLAND: The AngelStar joint venture of Stadler and MerMec has obtained type approval for its Guardia onboard ETCS equipment for the first time. Stadler Flirt electric multiple-units for Koleje Mazowieckie have been fitted with Guardia ETCS baseline 3.4.0 equipment which supports ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Free RIA webinar to showcase export opportunities in Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland


    EUROPE: The UK’s Department for International Trade and the Railway Industry Association have added a further event in June to their series of free webinars designed to assist British rail industry suppliers who are looking to win export business in Europe. The fourth event in the ...

  • eu Cargobeamer pilot service to Lithuania (3)

    Road trailers carried from Germany to Lithuania by rail


    EUROPE: What the partners say was the first train to carry semi-trailers by rail in the Baltic States has been operated, transporting 22 from the Kaldenkirchen Intermodal Terminal near Germany’s border with the Netherlands to Sestokai on the 1 435 mm gauge line in southwest Lithuania ...

  • RegioJet train

    RegioJet prepares to launch Praha – Przemyśl service


    EUROPE: Independent operator RegioJet has taken delivery of another nine 160 km/h air-conditioned couchette cars from DB. Formerly used on CityNightLine trains, the Type Bvcmz coaches which arrived in late April follow 18 similar vehicles which were acquired in 2019. After they have been refurbished, ...

  • A framework agreement for the supply up to 60 Tango Kraków Lajkonik II trams worth SFr120m was signed by city transport operator MPK Kraków and Stadler
    Metro Report International

    Self-powered variant included in Kraków’s latest tram order


    POLAND: A framework agreement for the supply up to 60 Tango Kraków Lajkonik II trams worth SFr120m was signed by city transport operator MPK Kraków and Stadler on April 29, along with two initial firm orders for 10 and 25 vehicles for delivery in mid-2023. Two ...

  • pl Gorzów Wielkopolski Pesa tram
    Metro Report International

    Testing starts on modernised tramway


    POLAND: Testing running has started on the 12·2 km tram network in Gorzów Wielkopolski, which has been closed since October 1 2017 to enable an extensive modernisation to be undertaken. The 225m złoty modernisation programme is being supported from the national budget (160m złoty) and the ...

  • pl Warszawa metro M4 (1)
    Metro Report International

    Warszawa metro Line M2 goes west


    POLAND: Warszawa’s M2 metro line was extended by 3·4 km west from Rondo Daszyńskiego to Księcia Janusza on April 4. The opening was low-key owing to coronavirus travel restrictions, with regular operations starting at 04.45. Running tunnels up to 15·2m deep serve intermediate stations at Płocka, ...

  • Koleje Śląskie coronavirus

    Polish operator tests titanium dioxide disinfectant


    POLAND: Koleje Śląskie is testing the use of TitanSolid, a titanium dioxide based product used in hospitals and food production plants to eliminate pathogenic microorganisms. The substance integrates with the surface it is applied to, creating an active coating that uses photocatalysis to destroy bacteria, fungi ...

  • Krakow Airport station

    Małopolska railway development study commissioned


    POLAND: Małopolska voivodship has awarded a 1·8m złoty contract to a consortium of Infra CD and Instytut Kolejnictwa to look at options for the development of the region’s rail network. The study will investigate the potential for enhancing passenger services on existing lines, as well as ...

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    Warszawa suburban EMU contract awarded


    POLAND: Suburban operator SKM Warszawa has awarded Newag a contract to supply 21 electric multiple-units by November 30 2022. The order covers 15 trainsets between 85 and 95 m in length and six between 70 and 77 m long. They will be used to increase capacity ...

  • pl Lotos Kolej Newag Griffin

    Lotos Kolej expands fleet in EU-backed intermodal freight programme


    POLAND: Freight operator Lotos Kolej has placed orders for an electric locomotive and flat wagons with co-financing from an EU programme which aims to increase the use of intermodal freight and move containerised traffic from road to rail. The EU’s aim is to reduce the negative ...

  • Clip terminal

    Poland to Luxembourg rail motorway launched


    EUROPE: A rail motorway service linking Bettembourg-Dudelange in Luxembourg with Poznan-Swarzędz in Poland has been launched by Clip Group and CFL Multimodal. The first train left Bettembourg on January 28. There will initially be four round trips per week, but the operators ...

  • Pesa Bydgoszcz has announced changes to the board.

    New CEO aims to get Pesa back on track


    POLAND: Rolling stock manufacturer Pesa is to announce a new strategy in the first quarter of this year, following the supervisory board’s decision to appoint the management board’s Vice-President of Operations Krzysztof Zdziarski as Chief Executive on January 8. Robert Tafiłowski was appointed as Chief Financial Officer. ...

  • Solaris Urbino 12 hybrid bus
    Metro Report International

    Supercapacitor hybrid buses to reduce emissions at stops


    POLAND: Solaris has won an order to supply Ząbkowice Śląskie with seven Urbino 12 buses equipped with supercapacitor energy storage and an engine control system designed to reduce emissions at bus stops. The vehicles will have hybrid drives comprising a 120 kW electric motor powered by ...

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    Polish-Chinese consortium to upgrade Białystok line


    POLAND: Infrastructure manager PKP PLK has selected a Polish-Chinese consortium comprising Intercor, Stecol Corp and Sinohydro Corp for a 4·14bn złoty contract to modernise the 71 km line between Czyżew and Białystok. This forms part of the corridor from Warszawa to the Lithuanian border, which ...