New impulse for development of hydrogen economy in Poland
The development and implementation of hydrogen technologies may determine whether we achieve climate neutrality. On the initiative of Michał Kurtyka, the Minister of Climate and Environment, representatives of public administration, entrepreneurs, science and non-governmental organizations signed on 14 October 2021 "Sectoral Agreement for Development of Hydrogen Economy in Poland". On behalf of the President of Office of Rail Transport, the agreement was signed by Marcin Trela, Vice President of the Office.
Proceedings for withdrawal of CTL Logistics’ safety certificate initiated
After the September incident at Łowicz Główny railway station, an inquiry was carried out by the Office of Rail Transport. The inspectors identified many irregularities in the safety management system of the rail carrier CTL Logistics sp. z o.o. This resulted in initiation of administrative proceedings for the withdrawal of the safety certificate of CTL Logistics sp. z o.o.
Passenger trains again cross Poland’s eastern border
Recent amendments to the Regulation of the Council of Ministers enabled rail carriers to resume international connections crossing the external border of the European Union with the exception of Belarus. From 30 September 2021 it is possible to run trains connecting Poland and Ukraine as planned in the annual timetable.