PKP Intercity awards Alstom high-speed trains contract

The Polish operator PKP Intercity, which is in charge of long-distance passenger transport, has awarded Alstom, a French company involved in power generation and transport, a contract worth €665m to supply 20 high-speed trains, their full maintenance up to 17 years and the construction of a new maintenance depot.

The first trains are scheduled for delivery in 2014.