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Warsaw. The new Warszawa Targówek stop is getting closer

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The residents of Targówek and Praga will gain additional access to railways. The new Warszawa Targówek stop will provide train journeys towards the center of Warsaw as well as Legionowo and Modlin – announces PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA

According to Karol Jakubowski, spokesman for PKP PLK, on ​​Sunday, December 12, a new train timetable will be introduced. Residents will use the new Warszawa Targówek stop. Thus, access to railways in the area of ​​the Warsaw Railway Junction will increase. It will be easier to communicate with between train and subway.

Two 200-meter platforms

As the spokesman mentioned, travelers will use two 200-meter platforms equipped with lighting, shelters and benches. “A passenger information system has been installed at the stop. Access to the trains will be provided by two elevators at the new crossing under the tracks from the side of Stalowa Street and roofed ramps from al. Solidarności towards the bus stop” – Jakubowski informed in a press release. And he emphasized that nearly 40 trains on the Modlin – Warszawa Centralna – Modlin route will stop at the Warszawa Targówek stop.

The construction of the Warszawa Targówek stop was carried out as part of the project “Improving the capacity of the E 20 railway line on the Warszawa – Mińsk Mazowiecki section”. The cost of works related to the stop is PLN 27.3 million. However, the value of the entire project is PLN 172 million.

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As we announced earlier on tvnwarszawa.pl, new stop Warszawa Targówek (previously called Warsaw Stalowa) is an element of a larger project consisting in the modernization of the line between Warsaw Gdańsk and Mińsk Mazowiecki. The contract for the design and implementation of the investment was signed with Torpol in September 2017. Originally, the works were supposed to end in October 2019, but the deadline could not be kept. In the meantime, the so-called master plan for the Warsaw Railway Junction. According to it, the railway line at this point is to have two additional tracks, which forced the redesign of the station at the junction of Praga Północ and Targówek, which delayed the construction of the stop.

Main photo source: Artur Węgrzynowicz / tvnwarszawa.pl

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