Rail transport in March 2021
The number of rail passengers grows for five months in a row. However, when compared to March 2020 with no travel restrictions in place, in March 2021 we see a decline (14%). 15.3 m people travelled by rail - over 7% more than in February 2021. Rail freight is on rise. In March 2021 the weight of transported goods amounted to 21.3 m tonnes - over 19% more than in February 2021 and almost 11% more than in March 2020.
New signatories of the Declaration on development of safety culture in rail transport
25 companies operating in railway sector signed the Declaration on development of safety culture in rail transport. The initiative is addressed to all representatives of rail industry and it aims to develop a safety culture as a holistic system that includes specific measures to handle risk, safety and threats in rail transport, but also certain values and attitudes.
Steam loco Ty2 documentary premiere
Ty2-323 steam locomotive is the subject of the next feature from "Railway monuments – saving from oblivion" series. This short reportage shows unique Ty2 series steam locomotives from technical perspective – through their technical documentation, i.e. the locomotive book and the boiler book, which have been preserved thanks to the efforts of the President of the Office of Rail Transport. You can watch the steam loco Ty2 documentary on-line.