Locked content PKP successfully launches Pendolino trains

State-owned railway group PKP has successfully launched the operation of its high-speed Pendolino trains last weekend. The trains carried some 10,000 passengers during the first day. PKP has bought 20 of the high-speed trains from Alstom. They will operate between Warsaw and four other cities – Gdań...

Locked content PKP Intercity has settlement with Alstom

Passenger railway transportation firm PKP Intercity has reached a settlement with Alstom in a dispute regarding the delivery of 20 high-speed Pendolino trains to Poland. The agreement states that Alstom will continue delivering the trains in accordance with an earlier settled schedule. PKP Intercity...

Locked content PKP receives first Pendolino trains

Poland’s state-owned railway group PKP has announced that the first two high-speed Pendolino trains produced by Alstom have successfully passed tests and will be in operation in Poland. The company is now testing other trains it had ordered. All of the newly manufactured Pendolinos are due to ...

Locked content Pendolino gearing up for regular service

In rail travel news, the new Pendolino train is set to begin its regular connection service on December 14. Tickets on the Pendolino will cost between PLN 49 and 189. The EIC Premium ticket from Warsaw to Gdynia will cost a maximum of PLN 150. The connection from Kraków and Katowice to the Tri-city ...

Locked content T-Systems to provide ticket sale system for Pendolino trains

Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems Polska has signed a PLN 8 million contract with PKP Intercity for building a new ticket sale support (RMS) system that will service the sale of Pendolino train tickets. Operating on short deadlines, the new system should be implemented in Q4 of this year. Meanwhile...

Locked content EC approves funding for Pendolino trains

The European Commission has confirmed funding from the Cohesion Fund for the purchase of high-speed Pendolino trains by PKP Intercity, the company said in a press release on Friday. The EC took into account an opinion issued by the European Investment Bank. It decided that the project is in line wit...