Locked content Railway with 4.1% more passengers in July

As many as 26.3 million passengers traveled in Poland by train in July, according to the data released by the Office of Rail Transport (UTK). This is 4.1 percent more than in July 2017. The average distance of a trip was 82 km. In the first seven months of 2018, the number of railway passengers̷...

Locked content Rail freight transport punctuality down to 36% in Q2

The average time for delays of freight trains in the second quarter of this year increased to almost 10.5 hours. – said the Office of Rail Transport (UTK) on Thursday. In the quarter before the average delay was 9 hours. Punctuality of rail freight transport dropped to 36 percent in Q2 from 38...

Locked content Punctuality of passenger trains is falling – UTK

Punctuality of passenger trains fell to 88.21 percent in Q2 in comparison to 92.29 percent in the same period last year, Railway Transport Office (UTK) stated on Thursday. The office added that punctuality rate fell as well compared to Q1 when it was 90.14 percent. PKP Intercity showed the poorest r...

Locked content More people buy train tickets via internet

Train ticket sales on websites and mobile applications increased to 7.7 percent in 2017 from 5.4 percent in 2016. The sales also increased in stationary ticket vending machines (from 6.0 percent to 7.0 percent) and mobile ticket machines (from 0.4 percent to 1percent), the Railway Transport Office (...

Locked content Freight trains’ trade speed up to over 25 km/h

The trade speed of freight trains increased in 2017 to over 25 km/h in Poland. During the last two years, there has been a slight increase in average speed. However, it is still low compared to other countries and has a negative impact on the competitiveness of rail transport – said the Office...

Locked content Record number of rail passengers in first half of 2017

As many as 153.3 million passengers traveled in Poland by train in the first six months of the year, according to data released by the Office of Rail Transport (UTK). This is a 5.1 percent more than in the corresponding period last year. This is the best result in the last 10 years. The average̷...

Locked content UTK appoints new president

Poland’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction announced on Friday that its Railway Transport Office (UTK) would be headed by Ignacy Góra, according to a Polish press report. Mr. Góra, a graduate of Kraków University of Technology, has extensive experience in the railway industry, having taken...

Locked content Rail transport’s profit up to PLN 203 mln in 2014

The operational profit of Polish rail transport increased to PLN 203 million in 2014. The year before it equalled PLN 189 million, according to the Office of Rail Transport (UTK). The revenue from operational activity amounted to PLN 8.04 billion in 2014 and PLN 8.24 billion in 2013. The cost of ope...