Łodz got Poland’s first electric trams 118 years ago

On December 23, 1898 the city of Łodz put the first trams in Poland into service, and they were not pulled by horses. The 350 electric trams operating each day transported people, coal and other goods from train stations to factories, as well as around the city, according to a historical report from...

Locked content Łódź making huge investments in highway improvements

The voivodship of Łódz has PLN 620 million earmarked for spending on updates to its highway infrastructure, the Marshal’s Office reported on Wednesday. The money will be spent between now and 2020, and will be used on various highway projects, including a new 220-meter bridge over the Warta River an...

Łódź sells city land for record PLN 85 mln

During an auction on Friday, the city of Łódź sold a plot of land in Nowe Centrum Łodzi (NCŁ) for PLN 85.2 million. This is the biggest land sale in the city’s history. The new owner of the property will be the Ghelamco company, the Łódź magistrate informed PAP.

Locked content Court rejects mBank appeal on CHF credits

The Court dismissed mBank’s appeal against a ruling of the District Court for Łódź-Śródmieście in Łódź, which made financial awards in favor of 20 plaintiffs, holders of Swiss franc mortgage contracts with interest rates determined based on financial market parameters. The bank maintains that ...

Locked content More than 500 CHF mortgage holders file suit against mBank

More than 500 people have filed a class action lawsuit against mBank in the District Court in Łódź regarding contracts concluded by the bank for Swiss franc-denominated mortgage loans. A hearing in this case is scheduled for December 19, 2016. According to District Court judge Paweł Urbaniak, the la...

Locked content EC1 planetarium in Łódź wins Poland’s “7 wonders” co...

The EC1 planetarium, located at ul. Targowa 1/3, has won the “7 new wonders of Poland” competition,  organised annually by the National Geographic Traveler journal. The institution received 18.09 percent of the votes, indicating a very close rivalry amongst participants. “We are ha...

Locked content Łódź to spend PLN 150 mln on new fleet

The city-owned public transport company MPK-Łódź plans to spend PLN 150 million on 12 new low-floor trams and 17 electric buses, said Zbigniew Papierski, head of the company. He added that in the next two to three years, as many as 42 new, modern trams will be in operation on the streets of Łódź as ...

Locked content Airbus A350 parts will be produced in Łódź

Nimrod Group, a sub-contractor of parts for Airbus planes, opened a production facility in Łódź on Thursday. The French firm will use the center to produce metal components for the new Airbus A350, for which it won a sub-contract worth $45 million. Group president Eddy Ephrati said that the facility...