Employment in rail sector in Poland in 2022
In 2022 90,498 people worked in rail sector in Poland, which is 699 more than the year before. An increase in the number of employees was recorded both by passenger and freight operators, while a decrease was registered by infrastructure managers.
Workshop on sustainable mobility
The Office of Rail Transport hosted a workshop on solutions in rail sector to support sustainable mobility. The participants discussed offers addressed to employers and solutions applied at railway stations to facilitate use of bicycles and co-sharing. The representatives of rail carriers and PKP S.A. took part in the meeting.
Wrocław Główny is the most popular station in Poland for the third year in a row
Wrocław Główny recorded the highest passenger exchange of all stations in Poland for the third consecutive year in 2022. The station handled a total of 26.4 m passengers. It is an increase by 54% compared to 2021, when 17.11 m passengers were recorded there. Poznań Główny came second, as it did a year ago, while Kraków Główny was third. The station where the highest number of train stopped was Warszawa Wschodnia. Only there and at Warszawa Zachodnia station an average of more than 30 trains stops per hour.
Intermodal transport in 1Q 2023
In 1Q 2023 5.8 m tonnes of goods were transported by intermodal rail operators. The transport performance amounted to nearly 1.9 bn tonne-km. When compared to 1Q 2022, intermodal transport performance decreased by 12%.