Railway transfer results for February 2020
27.5 million passengers and 18.1 million tonnes of goods were transported by rail in February of this year. In comparison to the corresponding period of 2019 this means a rise by 9.3% in the number of passengers and a decline by 4.9% in the weight of transported goods.
A record year for intermodal railway transport
Freight railway carriers transported 19.5 million tonnes of intermodal goods in 2019. Transfer service amounted to 7.1 billion tonne-kilometres. In comparison to 2018 the weight of transported goods rose by almost 15%, and operational service - by 14.5%.
Maps of silent sections in the European Union
European Union Agency of Railways has published on its website the lists and maps of silent sections of railway routes as provided by the Member States. After the amendement of the NOISE TSI freight trains with wagons equipped with cast-iron brake blocks cannot operate on silent sections. The regulation intends to lower the noise level of passing trains. Certain types of rolling stock operating in Poland has been exempted from this regulation until 2036.