Improved rail freight transport results in September 2017
After 9 months of 2017, railway undertakings transported 177 m ton of freight (+9% compared to the same period in 2016). Transport performance amounted to 40 bn tkm (+8.3% respectively).
A stable growth in rail passenger transport after 3 Q 2017
In September 2017 passenger railway undertakings transported more than 24 m passengers.
Good results for rail freight transport
21 m ton of cargo were transported on freight trains in Poland that have run 7 m km in August 2017, performing 4.8 bn tkm. These are the highest parameters amongst all months of this year.
More than 200 m passengers transported by rail in 2017
In the first eight months of this year 203.5 m passengers were transported in Poland by rail. It is 8 m more (+4.1%) than in the same period of 2016. As far as transport performance is concerned, the increase was at the level of 960 m pass-km (+7.41%).
LEO Express a.s. with open access in Poland
Czech railway undertaking LEO Express a.s. may start it’s operations between Praha (Czech) and Krakow (Poland) from December 10, 2017. President of the Urząd Transportu Kolejowego (Polish railway authority and market regulator) issued a decision for Czech undertaking granting open access for new international rail passenger services.