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Find out how the railway works

During this year’s Railway Technology Days, held on Sunday, June 13th, in Warsaw, Gliwice, Częstochowa and Gdańsk, you can learn about all technical secrets that make the railway work. How? Just come to the Main Station in Gliwice, where the railway-themed diorama will be built.

You can have a look at locomotives, rail cars as well as all engineering facilities at a 1:45 scale. There will be tracks and a flexible overhead traction. You can observe all aspects of railway operation functioning presented in diagrams and in the form of models. Facts will be provided by actual railway professionals who made their occupation their passion. One of them, Mr Jan Samul, an employee of PKP Cargo, will present models of locomotives, among others, two ET41 locomotives in their original colours.

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Railway Technology Days – a periodic family event aiming at the presentation of rail-related matters to all interested parties. This year’s edition will be held in four Polish cities: Warsaw, Gdańsk, Częstochowa and Gliwice. During the family event held on Sunday, June 13th, from 10:00 to 17:00, all visitors will find something to their liking. Kids can check out large rail cars and participate in numerous games and competitions. Older visitors can find out technical details
about the presented rolling stock and talk to rail workers about their jobs. The event will also include live performances of children bands. Relevant information will be published on an on-going basis on the website

Railway Technology Days are organised by: the Association of Communication Engineers and Technicians of the Republic of Poland, PKP S.A, PKP Energetyka, PKP PLK, Telekomunikacja Kolejowa, PKP Cargo, PKP SKM in Trójmiasto, CS Szkolenie i Doradztwo, Railway Museum, PKP Intercity, KOW and Wars. Railway Technology Days are held under the auspices of Andrzej Wach, President of PKP S.A., President of the capital city of Warsaw, President of the city of Gliwice, Pomorskie Province Governor. Media sponsorship is provided by Kolej TV, Kurier Kolejowy, TSL Biznes,, Miasto Dzieci and ITV Gliwice.

For further information, please contact:

Elżbieta Kubicka
Tel.: 697 049 755

Press Spokesperson in PKP Energetyka S.A.:
Marek Sieczkowski
Tel.: 697 040 008

PKP Energetyka S.A. is the power enterprise with a nationwide presence, in operation since 2001. Isolated from railway structures, the company is presently an active stakeholder in Poland’s electricity market. It sells and distributes electricity (traction power for the needs of railway carriers and non-traction power for other customers via direct connections or as TPA) and provides electric power services. PKP Energetyka S.A. caters to over 45,000 customers. In 2009, the company sold the total of 3,575 GWh of electricity.

Last modified: 2/29/2016