On July 15, 2016, NEWAg S.A. signed a contract with PKP Intercity for modernisation of passenger cars. Under the contract, NEWAG will conduct the major P 5 overhaul including modernisation of 16 Type 111A economy class passenger cars.
Following modernisation, the cars will be an open-coach economy class adapted to transporting skis and bicycles. Air-conditioned, modern interiors equipped with ergonomic chairs and amenities will ensure passengers’ comfort while travelling. Passengers will also be able to use wi-fi and electric 203V sockets undr each chair to charge their mobile phones and laptops. Passenger cars will be equipped with modern retention tank toilets, modern monitoring and passenger information system.
The total gross value of the contract is PLN 53 096 640.00. The deadline for contract implementation is 31 March 2017.