Tuesday 15 April 2014

UIC delegation visits PKP-SKM (10 April 2014)

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On 10 April 2014 at the invitation of PKP SKM (Szybka Kolej Miejska: Fast Urban Railway) in Tricity (Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia) (Ltd., hereinafter PKP SKM, representatives of the UIC Passenger Department Marc Guigon, Luis Casado and Kwon Ki Dong visited the headquarters of PKP SKM that is located in Gdynia.

PKP SKM is a railway undertaking that is part of the PKP Group, leading its activities in the field of agglomeration and regional passenger transport services in the province of Pomerania, in northern Poland, and is both a railway operator and infrastructure manager. During the visit, UIC representatives had the opportunity to learn about the history of the company and the way it operates. They saw, inter alia, the depot, the control command and signalling centre, and also had the opportunity to drive the newly modernised Electric Multiple Unit series EN57 AKM (see picture).

For further information please contact Marc Guigon: guigon@uic.org

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From left to right: Michał Szarmach (Development Specialist at PKP SKM), Kwon Ki Dong (UIC), Bartłomiej Buczek (Board Member at PKP SKM, Chairman of the Commuter and Regional Train Services Working Group at UIC), Marc Guigon (UIC). Maciej Lignowski (President of the Board at PKP SKM), Zbigniew Klawikowski (Main Dispatcher at PKP SKM), Luis Casado (UIC), Sławomir Pipke (Director of Operations at PKP SKM)