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Electric railway for 75 years

The Polish railway celebrates 75 years of electrification. In order to celebrate this anniversary, PKP Energetyka S.A. has organised a conference in which it invited representatives of companies from the PKP Group, as well as trade undertakings and organisations.

The conference “75 years of railway electrification” was held in Warsaw on 15 December 2011. The major focus included to-date achievements in the development of electric traction in Poland, as well as challenges to be met in this respect by specific market participants. During the meeting, speeches were given by representatives of the companies from the PKP Group, as well as representatives of trade companies and organisations. The conference also provided an opportunity to award individuals whose contribution to railway electrification has been invaluable; they received medals from the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers (SEP). Award-winners included Konrad Tuliński, member of the Management Board of PKP Energetyka S.A., and Waldemar Lisek, Director of Electricity Distribution Division. In addition, the President of the Wroclawski Regional Plant, Krzysztof Nowicki, officially handed Tadeusz Skobel, President of the Management Board of Energetyka S.A., the certificate confirming the extension of the SEP Recommendation for the company.

”75 years means maturity. It embraces a few generations of people who have associated their career with electric traction ” said Tadeusz Skobel during the opening of the ceremony. During the conference, a speech presenting the history of developing electric traction in Poland and worldwide was given by Konrad Tuliński, member of the Management Board and Technical Director of PKP Energetyka S.A. Additionally, conference participants listened to presentations from representatives of Trakcja – TILTRA, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe, PKP Intercity, “Koleje Mazowieckie – KM”, PKP CARGO and Instytut Kolejnictwa.

Celebrations of 75 years of railway electrification were organised by PKP Energetyka S.A. to commemorate putting of the first in Poland railroad section with electricity into service. The event was sponsored by Trakcja – Tiltra S.A., whereas partners included “Koleje Mazowieckie – KM" Sp. z o.o., PKP Intercity S.A., PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. and Instytut Kolejnictwa. Patronage in the media was taken up by Kolejowa Oficyna Wydawnicza

Ostatnio zmodyfikowano: 2/29/2016