[PL / Expert] Newag Griffin for PKP IC: more machines ordered

It is TRAKO time. On 24.09.2019 the Polish trade fair for the rail industry opened its gates in Gdańsk. We are reporting about the rolling stock on display – the latest news from the country and railcolorful details that catch our attention. 

With EU160-001 and 002 in Żmigród for the first dynamic tests, it was up to the 003 to take the stage during TRAKO 2019. It was part of a prominently placed group of vehicles for PKP IC, as also several modernized passenger coaches were on display. It provides a look into the future:

 

PKP IC dearly needs new electrics. Except for the ten Siemens ES64U4s, which a predominantly used for international services to Germany and the Czech Republic, the Polish national operator does not have any modern electrics for loco-hauled IC and TLK-trains.