EU: Europe's Rail has updated its estimates of the potential costs of the DAC introduction on freight cars. The estimates and the initiative itself have attracted criticism by ZNPK, an association of minor operators from Poland.
EU: In January 2023, new public procurement rules came into force in the European Union. The first company to be affected by these rules is CRRC.
Poland: This year the national operator plans to add 10 Stadler’s Flirt trains, two retrofitted ED74 EMUs by Pesa, four CZ LOKO’s EffiShunter 300 locomotives, and renewed passenger coaches to its fleet.
Poland: The production moved from Stadler’s site in Fanipol to Siedlce in Poland due to the sanctions pressure on Belarus.
Poland: The company presented the concepts of Premium high-speed trains, biodiesel modification of Regio 160 trains, and also announced work on a new generation of Gama2 locomotives.
EU: A train with two selected coupling technologies from Dellner and Voith is now running in trial mode across Europe. It is planned to be shown at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin in September.
Poland: The Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians (SITK) in early June presented a scale model of the Mark II piggyback system, which should speed up the process of semi-trailers transportation via rail.
Poland: In September, FPS will present the Plus hybrid train, powered by a diesel engine and batteries, at InnoTrans and plans to participate with it in the Polregio tender for 200 trains.
Poland: PKP Intercity plans to switch to “zero-emission” rolling stock by 2030. Alstom and Siemens are ready to offer solutions, as well as local Pesa is developing such vehicles.