Topic: PKP Intercity

Multimodal shift on Polish railways

For many years, the Polish state-owned railway holding PKP S.A. and its subsidiaries have been almost entirely focusing on the train services. The other modes of transport were mostly represented by rail replacement buses. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt electric train of Koleje Mazowieckie, source: Artur Dura / Koleje Mazowieckie

Hot summer for Flirt trains in Poland

The Flirt trains are gaining more popularity among the Polish railway operators. This summer Koleje Mazowieckie added several vehicles of this type to its fleet. At the same time, Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna is moving further...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

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
Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Coronavirus impact on railways: 18 March

RailTech continues to cover the influence of coronavirus on the European rail sector. Below you can find some highlights of Wednesday, 18 March. The updates from Tuesday, 17 March, are available here.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passengers board PKP Intercity train, source: PKP Intercity

How European railways react to coronavirus

While European airlines cancel their flights to Italy and other countries, railway operators try to keep up the work as normal as possible. However, the international train traffic to and from Italy has been suspended....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
A passenger buys a ticket for PKP Intercity train via the mobile application, source: PKP Intercity

Polish passengers buy more digital train tickets

The digital channels have shown the best growing dynamics in selling the train tickets in Poland. In 2018 the passengers purchased around 33.3 million trips using internet websites and mobile applications. The figure increased by...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
PKP Intercity train wash facility, source: PKP Intercity

PKP Intercity to install train wash facility

Polish long-distance rail operator PKP Intercity has ordered a train wash facility for its rolling stock. The new equipment will be delivered by Agat company by June 2020. It is the first train wash facility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Pesa ED74 train of PKP Intercity, source: PKP Intercity

PKP Intercity continues investing in rolling stock

Polish national rail operator PKP Intercity continues to implement its strategy “The Railway of Big Investments” on renewing the rolling stock. The company has concluded contracts on upgrading its electric multiple units, shunting locomotives and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
PKP Intercity Pendolino train, source: PKP Intercity

Polish high-speed trains will run faster

Since 2023 Polish high-speed trains will be able to accelerate up to 250 kilometres per hour instead of the current speed of 200 kilometres per hour. The faster train traffic will be implemented on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko