ERTMS Users’ Group to be created in Poland
Coordination of ERTMS implementation, analysis of experience on European level and creation of an information exchange forum – those are the main goals with regard to the creation of the ERTMS Users’ Group in Poland. Implementation of the European Railway Traffic Management System into the Polish railway network is a strategic enterprise, the success of which will allow in the coming years to reach the desired level of railway safety and influence the competitiveness of railway services.
OT Rail sp. z o.o. without safety certificate.
President of the Office of Rail Transport (UTK) has refused to prolong the validity of the OT Rail sp. z o.o. company’s safety certificate part A. This decision means that the company, starting 23 May 2019, may not conduct any transport activities within the Polish railway system.
Stable first quarter in freight transport
In March 2019, over 21 m tons of goods were transported by rail - 1.2% less than a year before. The transport performance amounted to almost 5.2 bn tons-km, and operational performance - 7.5 m tkm. These results are higher by 2.4% and 0.5%, respectively.