The European Commission announced in a press statement on Friday that it had approved an investment of over EUR 234 million from the Cohesion Fund to modernise almost 117 km of the Skawina-Zakopane railway line in southern Poland.
The government wants to spend an extra PLN 5.5 billion (EUR 1.25 billion) on COVID-19 pandemic countermeasures in 2020, according to a Wednesday press statement.
The historic bridge near Jelenia Góra was saved after a statement released by Daniel Gibski, the Deputy Lower Silesian Regional Monument Conservator, confirmed it had been added to the Register of Monuments.
Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage is scratching its head over the fate of an old bridge film-makers want to blow up during filming for the seventh 'Mission Impossible' movie.
Producers of the new Tom Cruise film may have gone a Bridge too Far with the planned stunt which will see the historic 1909 suspension bridge near Jelenia Góra blown to smithereens.
Travelling on the notoriously slow Koleje Mazowieckie regional line, Karol Pakuła covered 1049 km within 24 hours, beating the previous challenge set in 2011 of 1001 km.
The combination of the projects will see 85 stations or stops renovated or created, travel times slashed by over an hour on certain lines and over 150 km of track modernised.
The modern, minimalistic makeover featuring roofed platform halls, sleek escalators, glamorous shops and comfy waiting rooms will turn Warszawa Zachodnia (Warsaw West) station into Poland’s most modern train station.
The multi-million złoty restoration will also ensure the station is fit for the modern age.
Advances of PLN 2 bln (EUR 439 mln) from the EU's Connecting Europe instrument will go to state rail carrier PKP, the General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways and sea port management firms, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy has announced.