Within the next two years, NEWAG S.A. will deliver six new Electric Multiple Units for Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa — WKD [Warsaw Commuter Rail]. Today, at the Office of the Marshal of Mazowieckie Province, WKD representatives and Zbigniew Konieczek, Newag’s President of the Board, signed a contract for rolling stock delivery.
New trains mean improved quality and comfort of travelling for passengers, in particular for residents of six municipalities: Michałowice, Pruszków, Brwinów, Milanówek, Podkowa Leśna, Grodzisk Mazowiecki and of two Warsaw’s districts: Włochy and Ochota. They also mean enhanced safety. All trains will be equipped with the monitoring system with an event recorder, air-conditioning in the passenger area with windows that will allow for free ventilation of the unit as well as the passenger-counting system.
The train of the total length of 60m will consist of 6 units and will have 164 seats for passengers. There will be 4 designated places for wheelchairs with removable ramps allowing for wheelchair boarding as well as 8 designated places for transporting bicycles.
Each train will be equipped with a fully integrated passenger information system with external LED destination boards and internal LCD monitors visible from each place in the train.
The purchase of the rolling stock is implemented within the projectThe development of the public transport system in the Warsaw metropolitan area through increasing the efficiency, reliability and safety of Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa.
The gross contract value is PLN 98 227 800.00 and the deadline for delivery is 24 months since signing the contract.