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New railway timetable. PKP and MI announce changes. New connections and stations

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From Sunday, June 11, a new timetable is in force on the Polish railways – reminds the infrastructure ministry. The connection from Wieliszew to Zegrze, from Ostrołęka to Chorzela and from Świdnica to Jedlina-Zdrój will be resumed. The travel time from Warsaw to Radom and from Krakow to Bielsko-Biała is to decrease.

The holiday timetable adjustment came into effect on Sunday.

As we read in the announcement of the Ministry of Infrastructure, connections from Wieliszew to Zegrze, from Ostrołęka to Chorzel and from Świdnica to Jedlina-Zdrój are back. Travel time will be shortened from Warsaw to Radom and from Krakow to Bielsko-Biała. “The change of the timetable enables the introduction of holiday trains and the implementation of works, among others, at the Warszawa Zachodnia and Olsztyn Główny stations. The holiday timetable adjustment will be valid from June 11 to September 2, 2023” – points out MI.

Old calls come back

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– We have restored connections in Mazovia – after 29 years, trains run from Warsaw to Zegrze Południowy and from Ostrołęka to Chorzel. In Lower Silesia, the connection between Świdnica and Jedlina-Zdrój has returned. Thanks to increasing the speed of passenger trains to 160 km/h, the travel time from Warsaw to Radom was shortened to about an hour. The third and last railway bridge over the Vistula River has been opened in Kraków, which allows trains to run on four tracks between Kraków Główny and Kraków Płaszów, says the Minister of Infrastructure, quoted in the release. Andrew Adamczyk.

The head of the ministry adds that the construction of the railway link in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska has been completed, which will improve rail traffic on the route connecting Małopolska with the province of Silesian. – The travel time between Krakow and Bielsko-Biała has been shortened by over 10 minutes. In the Świętokrzyskie Voivodship, regional passenger trains run on the new Czarnc – Włoszczowa Północ link, e.g. Skarżysko-Kamienna – Częstochowa and Kielce – Częstochowa. The new track between the Central Railway Line and the Kielce-Fosowskie line gives carriers the opportunity to plan better connections, e.g. in the direction of Warsaw and Łódź. All these are just the most important favorable changes introduced by the holiday timetable on the railway – points out Adamczyk.

New stops

As the railway infrastructure manager informed on Saturday, the inhabitants of Rzeszów in Podkarpacie can use the new stops from Sunday: Rzeszów Centrum, Rzeszów Politechnika, Rzeszów Staromieście, Rzeszów Pobitno. As part of the construction of the Subcarpathian Agglomeration Railway, new stops were launched from June 11: Boguchwała Dolna, Głogów Małopolski Niwa, Kolbuszowa Górna.

in the province Lower Silesia as part of the reconstruction of the Świdnica – Jedlina – Zdrój line, after more than 20 years you can board the train again from five stops: Bystrzyca Górna, Lubachów, Zagórze Śląskie, Jugowice, Jedlina-Zdrój. Access to the railway will also be provided by two new ones: Burkatów and Jedlina-Zdrój Centrum. On the other hand, residents of Lower Silesia can use the new stop Boguszów Gorce Dzikowiec from June 8, and from Sunday – Świdnica Zawiszów.

Direct trains to Zakopane

In Małopolska, direct rail connections to Zakopane are back from June 22, m. from Krakow, Warsaw, Szczecin, Poznań and Gdynia. From June 15, trains return to the Tarnów – Muszyna route.

According to information from PKP PLK, trains on the Łódź-Drzewica route will return from Sunday. The trains will travel over the new bridge over the Pilica River in Tomaszów Mazowiecki. There will also be long-distance connections, e.g. Poznań – Kraków, Gdynia – Łódź – Kraków and regional Łódź – Drzewica.

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