June 11, 2012

PKP Intercity awards coach refurbishment contracts

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PKP Intercity, Poland, has awarded five contracts worth a total of €40.5m to refurbish 68 long-distance coaches to three domestic suppliers.

Pesa Bydgoszcz and its subsidiary ZNTK Mińsk Mazowiecki have secured three of the five contracts worth €22.5m for the modernisation of 38 vehicles, while H Cegielski will upgrade 20 coaches in a €12.4m deal. Newag has secured a €5.5m contract to refurbish the remaining 10 vehicles.

The vehicles, which are destined for use on Szczecin – Przemysl services, will be modified for 160km/h operation and equipped with air-conditioning and bicycle storage.

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