WARSAW celebrated the opening of its second metro line on March 8 when the city's mayor Mrs Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz launched a day of free rides on the initial 6.5km section of the east-west Line M2 from Dworzec Wileński with Rondo Daszyńskiego.
THE European Union (EU) has approved €293m in cohesion funding to support investment in public transport projects in the country's largest cities.
THE City of Warsaw has issued a tender notice for contracts to build two extensions to metro Line 2, just weeks before the opening of the initial 6.5km section of the east-west line from Dworzec Wileński with Rondo Daszyńskiego.
THE consortium building the second metro line in Warsaw has confirmed that construction is now 95% complete and works are on course for the handover of the line to Warsaw Metro next month.
WARSAW Tramways signed a Zlotys 167.9m ($US 54.8m) contract with Pesa, Poland on January 15 for 30 type 134N Jazz low-floor LRVs, which will be used on lower-density routes in the city.
WARSAW Tramways has secured a Zlotys 285m ($US 91.9m) grant from the European Union (EU) which will be used to finance the acquisition of 80 low-floor LRVs from Pesa Bydgoszcz.
THE first two of 35 six-car Siemens Inspiro metro trains entered passenger service in Warsaw on October 6.
WARSAW Tramways invites bids by July 22 for a fleet of 30 low-floor unidirectional LRVs, with ac traction equipment and microprocessor control.
WARSAW Tramways announced on November 22 that Pesa Bydgoszcz has submitted the best offer for a contract to supply a fleet of 45 bidirectional low-floor LRVs with a five-year warranty.
IRJ at InnoTrans 2012: SIEMENS Inspiro metro train has made its public debut at InnoTrans, where vehicles from the first train for Warsaw Metro are on display.