Topic: Passengers

Poland resumes high-speed trains

Polish national railway operator PKP Intercity has restored the high-speed traffic in the country. Its Pendolino trains are on tracks again after a two-month suspension. At the moment, they run only on the Kraków –...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn improves rail link to Baltic coast

65 million euros and eight months of the construction works. That’s how much money and time Deutsche Bahn needed to extensively modernise the Warnemünde station. As a result, the passengers can travel the long-distance trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

UIC launches new real-time ticket control system

The International Union of Railways (UIC) has made a significant step towards real-time control of passenger tickets. With the help of Dutch company Hit Rail, it launched the Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) that allows...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pendolino trains again on tracks in Czechia

Czechia is gradually restoring domestic train traffic after two months of severe restrictions. National railway operator České dráhy have returned the Pendolino high-speed trains again on tracks. It has also relaunched several regional express connections. ...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Russian Railways in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic had forced Russian Railways to significantly change its operations. After suspending almost all the international trains, it is still running the domestic connections with some safety restrictions and disinfection campaigns. Additionally, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Braille signs at train stations in Poland

Around 260 railway stations and stops in Poland have been equipped with Braille markings and signs. They provide additional information to visually impaired passengers. Polish rail infrastructure manager PKP PLK plans to continue the installation...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ultraviolet lamps for tram disinfection

Railway operators in Poland are tackling the coronavirus pandemic by implementing various, sometimes extraordinary, solutions. Meanwhile, the public transport companies are also trying to keep pace with the trend. Among them is MPK Kraków that...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

3D printing on guard for passenger health

Is it possible to reduce the spread of the coronavirus with the help of 3D printing? Russian Railways decided to confirm or deny this suggestion. To this end, the railway operator installed 36 attachments for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Railways remind passengers about social distancing

Railway undertakings and infrastructure managers across Europe raise awareness of coronavirus. Among other things, they are calling the passengers to keep the distance between each other. To this end, the railway companies install the special...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko