Today, the first diesel multiple unit manufactured by NEWAG for Koleje Wielkopolskie [Wielkopolska Railway Company] left the company’s headquarters for approval tests to Żmigród, where the test track of Instytut Kolejnictwa [ the Railway Research Institute] is located.
According to the contract signed last September between NEWAG and Koleje Wielkopolskie, the manufacturer undertook to produce four brand new vehicles. Deliveries will be made between 2020 and 2021 according to the agreed schedule.
IMPULS 2 EMUs will be found, among other, on routes from Poznań to Wągrowiec and Gołańcza, as well as from Poznań to Wolsztyn.
The value of the signed contract for the supply of the four vehicles exceeds PLN 77 million net.