This is the amount of time needed by ‘Impuls’ 36WEa train to cover the distance from Wrocław to Legnica. This new, three-section electric multiple unit was officially received for operation by Koleje Dolnośląskie.
Józef Michalik, Marketing Manager of NEWAG S.A. officially handed over the symbolic rating plate of the new train to Piotr Rachwalski, President of Koleje Dolnośląskie in the presence of Jerzy Michalak, Marshal of Dolnośląskie Province.
Comfortable and modern Impuls 36WEa trains will travel with a speed of up to 160 km/h. They will start servicing Dolny Śląsk train routes in December this year transporting passengers on the routes: Wrocław — Wałbrzych, Wrocław – Jelenia Góra and Szklarska Poręba Górna, Wrocław, Wałbrzych, Jelenia Góra.
A crowd of tourists who gathered at Legnica railway station could view not only the new ‘Impuls’ trains. The handcar, made available by Sowiogórskie Bractwo Kolejowe, also attracted a lot of their attention.
Children present in the audience readily participated in games led by actors from the Puppet Theatre in Wrocław.
The contract for the delivery of six modern ‘Impuls’ trains was signed on 21 May 2014. The project of purchasing the electric multiple units is co-financed by the European Union with the funds from the European Regional Development Fund within the Regional Operational Programme for Dolnośląskie Province for the years 2007–2013. The project total value is PLN81 486 270. 00, and the European Union’s contribution has amounted to PLN 56 306 975.00.