NEWAG will supply PKP Intercity with 20 electric locomotives. The value of the contract for the delivery of the “Griffin” machines is 500 million zlotys. The contract between the manufacturer and the carrier was signed on March 2. This is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to Raport Kolejowy.


Additions to PKP Intercity’s fleet will allow for more efficient use of the national carrier’s resources. The signed contract is part of the investment strategy “PKP Intercity – railroad of great investments”, thanks to which by 2030 the entire fleet will be new or modernized. The purchase of modern rolling stock will meet the ever-increasing demand for rail transportation.

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The new electric locomotives will go out on national lines. Griffin locomotives will be able to operate at operating speeds of up to 160 km/h. This will allow more efficient use of the rolling stock fleet that PKP Intercity has today. They will have a modular design and will be powered from a 3 kV DC overhead line.

NEWAG locomotives will be equipped with the ETCS safety system, video monitoring system, onboard diagnostics and fire alarm system. The locomotives will also be equipped with GPS transmitters.

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