Port of Gdynia wants to improve rail transport

The Port of Gdynia Authority has announced a tender for the development of a comprehensive concept with elements of a preliminary feasibility study for a railway traffic management system and an increase in the capacity of rail systems and the integration of the port with infrastructure as part of improving railway access to the port of Gdynia.

Port of Gdynia wants to improve rail transport
Picture: PKP PLK SA

Applications for participation in the tender can be submitted until June 1, 2021. It will take 126 days to prepare the concept. Selection criteria: price – 50% and experience of key personnel – 50%, according to the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to Nakolei Pl.

The works stipulated by the contract will be carried out within the framework of the project “Improving the coordination of multimodal freight transport in Central Europe”, co-financed by the Interreg Central Europe 2014-2020 program.

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As a reminder, in June 2019, Port of Gdynia Authority SA signed a partnership agreement for the implementation of this project, funded under the Interreg Central Europe 2014-2020 program. Within the framework of the project, the Port of Gdynia administration plans to implement the concept and preliminary feasibility study of the railway traffic management system in the port area and the integration of the port with the infrastructure as part of the technical and organizational improvement of the railway access to the Port of Gdynia.

The study is intended both to improve the management of railway traffic in the port through a system of information exchange with port users and to increase the capacity of the railway systems within the administrative boundaries of the port of Gdynia.

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The project should complement the investment “Improving railway access to the port of Gdynia” implemented by PKP PLK. In addition to a wide range of modernization and adaptation of the infrastructure of the port station of Gdynia to the requirements of the TEN-T network, investments will also be aimed at improving the safety and efficiency of railway traffic through a comprehensive reconstruction of railway traffic management, as well as the development and implementation of a Local Control Center, which will allow remote control and management of railway traffic using IT systems.

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