Balin junction on A4 motorway completed

On August 8 the refurbishment of the Balin junction on the A4 highway between Katowice and Kraków will be completed, said Stalexport Autostrada Małopolska (SAM), which manages the road.

Locked content EU providing additional €1.85 billion to Poland for transportation

The European Union Commission signed an agreement with Poland which will provide investment of over PLN 8 billion, via 16 transportation projects, it was announced in the Polish press. The largest recipient of investment was said to be PKP Polish Railways, which will receive PLN 1.6 billion. It will...

Locked content Poland moves up several spots in EU transport ranking

Poland has moved up several places in the EU’s ranking of transport quality. In this year’s ranking, published on Thursday by the European Commission, Poland is in 22nd place, tied with Lithuania. Last year it was in second-last place among the 28 EU countries. The ranking compares the p...

Locked content Transportation sector with record high debt

The Polish transportation sector’s debt grew by PLN 149 million throughout last year, to PLN 487 million, the National Debt Registry (KRD) reported. In January-December 2015 the percentage of transportation firms in debt increased by 60 percent and totaled 16,038. The average company debt amou...

Locked content Polish freight carriers not allowed into Russia

Russian labor permit agreements in the cargo business with Poland have officially expired, as a consequence Polish freight carriers are no longer allowed into Russian territory. Talks to renew them have been unsuccessful. Jerzy Szmit, deputy minister of infrastructure, who is in charge of transport ...

Locked content Ursus will run in domestic and foreign tenders

Tractor producer Ursus is poised to bolster its position as a city bus producer and plans to create an electric bus production site, the company informed in a press release. Ursus said that Polish cities will organize tenders for the delivery of some 500-600 buses in the next three years tender. Apa...

Locked content The owner of Polski Bus launches Super Bus in Estonia

Brian Souter, the owner of Polski Bus coach line has launched routes in Estonia, under the brand of Super Bus, the carrier informed. Ticket price starts at €1 plus €1 booking fee. Super Bus will carry passengers from Tallin to three cities, Tartu, Pärnu and Narva. The carrier also said that the new ...

Locked content Pekaes plans acquisitions

The WSE-listed Pekaes transport company is considering an acquisition of a Polish cargo railway operator, Maciej Bachman, the firm’s CEO said in his interview for Parkiet.com. “We are interested especially in acquiring of one of the Polish cargo railway operators. … We are watching...