Rail transport in March 2022
In March 2022 both rail passenger transport and rail freight grew. More than 28.4 m people used rail services - the highest result since January 2020. 22.9 m tonnes of goods were transported by rail and it was the highest number since November 2010, i.e. in the 12 years. Compared to March 2021, the number of passengers increased by 86.7% and the weight of goods by 7.3%.
Passenger train punctuality in 2021
The punctuality rate of passenger trains in 2021 was 90.1%. In 2020 it was 94.6%. The total number of trains running increased in 2021 compared to 2020 and even 2019 and exceeded 1.7 m.
Loco simulators at the Examination and Monitoring Centre for Train Drivers
Tests and calibration of simulators at the Examination and Monitoring Centre for Train Drivers are well underway. From 2023 exams for train driver candidates will be conducted with these simulators. The Centre already has three simulators - an electric locomotive, a shunting locomotive and an electric multiple unit. The project is co-financed by the European Union with PLN 39 million.