April 2020 transfer results
Restrictions introduced in order to contain COVID-19 have had noticible impact on transfer results with regard to railways. In April of 2020 a little over 6 million passengers chose to travel by rail - that's over 75% less then in April of last year. And with regard to rail freight services around 16.7 million tonnes of goods were transported in April.
Punctuality of trains in Q1 2020
In the first quarter of 2020 94.68% of passenger trains and 47.49% of freight trains reached their destinations on time. In both types of transfers a significant rise in punctuality was noted in comparison to last year. Such result was caused by - among others - the decrease in the number of passenger trains - consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Railway Sidings' Development Programme - an agreement between UTK and PKP
Mr. Ignacy Góra, Ph.D., the President of the Office of Rail Transport (Pol. Urząd Transportu Kolejowego, UTK) and the management of PKP S.A. have signed a cooperation agreement on the preparation of a "Railway Sidings' Development Programme". The signing was performed by way of exchange of documents.