Technical Specifications for Interoperability adjusted to the 4th Railway Package
On 16 June 2019 the amendments to the Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI) came into effect. However, the amendments should not be a matter of concern for the manufacturers, investors and contractors. There are transitional periods foreseen for many projects with regard to the application of the new TSIs, and the authority of notification bodies is automatically extended by the new TSIs.
Report on the functioning of the Polish railway market in 2018
The year 2018 ended with an increase of more than 2% of transported passengers. The weight of transported goods rose by over 4.3%. 2018 was also a period with dynamic rise of intermodal transport – the weight of freighted goods went up by more than 11%. All that forms the picture of the Polish railway market in 2018. These – and many more – data can be found in the “Report on the functioning of the railway market in 2018”, published by the President of the Office of Rail Transport.
Freight transport in the first half of 2019
In June railway undertakings transported less than 19 million tonnes of goods, which is less by nearly 1.9 million tonnes than in the corresponding month of the previous year. The first half of 2019 ended with the amount of nearly 119 million tons of transported goods.