Stadler starts building a FLIRT train depot in Poland

Stadler Service Polska has begun construction of a depot near the Polish town of Sochaczew. The new facility will provide maintenance services for the new FLIRT trains supplied by Stadler to Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) in accordance with the 2018 agreement. The investment cost is PLN 22 million, reports Railway Supply magazine citing nakolei.pl

Stadler starts building a FLIRT train depot in Poland
Picture: Stadler Service Polska

It is planned to build technical premises and put them into operation within 12 months.

The contract for the construction of the facility was signed in June 2020, and in March this year, the investor received the appropriate permits. As part of this investment, a workshop with a total area of ​​2500 m2 will be built, equipped with two service tracks, a warehouse, a workshop, a technical room, office and social facilities, track and road infrastructure, and a parking lot.

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It will be located on the territory of the existing repair and maintenance area of ​​KM rolling stock. The new center will provide maintenance services for FLIRT’s five-section trains at levels P1 to P3, as well as ongoing repairs. According to the contract, if necessary, the facility can be retrofitted for repairs in the amount of P4 or servicing other types of vehicles.

FLIRT trains for the Polish market are assembled at the Stadler plant in Siedlce, which is also located in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.

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