Author: Nicolas Biały

[PL] PGE tenders to have more 6D locomotives modernized

PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna opened a tender for modernization of four 6D diesel locomotives; SM42-2244, 2263, 2658 and 2659, which are currently used for shunting operations at the site […]

[PL] Pesa wins Koleje Wielkopolskie order; third order for ELF 2

Recently, Koleje Wielkopolskie (KW) announced the winner of a tender for the delivery ten 5-carriage EMUs. Of the three submitted bids, Pesa had the best offer, proposing to deliver electric trains of their […]

[PL] First images: this is Pesa’s ELF 2 (for Koleje Śląskie)

In August 2016, Pesa showed the first visualizations of the upcoming successor of its ELF platform for EMUs, logically named ‘ELF 2’. Koleje Śląskie, the launching customer, ordered 13 units in total in three different configurations, and […]

[PL] Budokrusz receives a Dragon locomotive from Newag

Recently, Janusz Malinowski, president of Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna, published a picture of a “mystery” Dragon locomotive on twitter as it was being assembled by Newag in Nowy Sącz. Why was it […]

[PL] Comeback of ET40-52; Now in service of Lotos Kolej

In 2009, PKP Cargo decided to withdraw their ET40 series locomotives, after 34 years of hauling heavy freight trains. In 2016, private operator Lokomotiv purchased five units, which are currently subjected to overhaul and repair […]

[PL] Dolnośląskie orders Newag Impuls for the fourth time

On the 13th of January, Newag announced having signed a contract with Koleje Dolnośląskie for the delivery of 11 five-car electric units, known as “Impuls”. The contract signing ceremony took place on […]

[PL] PKP Pendolino in Germany for homologation

Recently, a Polish Pendolino train was tranported from PKP IC’s main base in Warsaw-Grochów to Germany. The reason of this unusual transport is the start of homologation tests with PKP IC’s ED250 series. […]

[PL] 17 more Newag EMUs for West Pomerania

For three years now 14 Impuls electric trains are in operation in West Pomerania (Zachodniopomorskie). These 4-car trains were produced by Newag in Nowy Sącz. Now, West Pomerania signed another contract with Newag, […]

[PL] Newag delivers Impuls passenger trains to the Opolskie region [updated]

At the end of October 2015, the Polish Opolskie province signed a contract with Newag for delivery five electric articulated trains with an option for two more. The contract value […]

[PL] Pesa releases new pictures of the ELF 2; Koleje Śląskie is launching customer

Recently, Pesa Bydgoszcz released new visualizations of upcoming successor of the ELF family, logically named ‘ELF 2’. Medio 2017, such new trains will join fleet of Koleje Śląskie and start regular […]

[PL] Freightliner E6ACTd-105: the last locomotive from Gliwice

On July 25, the last Dragon locomotive, produced for Freightliner PL, left the Newag factory in Gliwice (PL). Serving as test run, E6ACTd-105 took a freight train from the cokes plant […]