A silent witness to the violent protests that took place on June 25 as workers took to the streets to demand an end to price increases, the EPO5-22 became caught up in the scuffles when strikers pushed it with their bare hands onto a section of dismantled track.
Coinciding with the launch of PKP’s 2021 timetable, TFN takes a whistle stop look at the four big cities that will comprise the foundations of their offer in the year ahead.
From the quirky to the divine, Tarnów in southeast Poland pretty much has it all.
Tenderly renovated and charmingly subdued, it’s not difficult to see why Piotrków Trybunalski’s Old Town vies with Łódź as one of the country’s most filmed cities: among others, Robin Williams worked here (Jakob the Liar) as too have heroes of Polish kino such as Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness) and the legendary Andrzej Wajda (Pan Tadeusz).
With over 150 major films shot in the streets of Łódż, it’s in these forgotten parts you breathe the air of Wajda, Polanski, Lynch and the fundamental spirit of cinematic Łódź. To walk these broken boulevards is akin to losing yourself in your own private film set: a moment of magic that few can forget.
Still operating, the Pleszew line has embraced the future by becoming a cultural centre.
A haven for writers and an ideal spot to find some respite, the SPA town of Nałęczów is beautifully located on the banks of Bystra River.
The number of trains carrying goods in Poland is increasing, Polish Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said on Friday, adding that railway companies were transporting fewer passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reputed to be the world’s largest “gallery” of outdoor murals, over sixty now decorate the once tomb-like blocks of Zaspa drawing tourists, TV crews and journalists from around the globe.
The first set of ATR220 Tr diesel trains produced by Pesa Bydgoszcz, based in northern Poland, have arrived in Sardinia. This is the first time that vehicles from the Bydgoszcz factory were delivered by sea, said Maciej Grzeskowiak, a company spokesman.