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1/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

PKP CARGO signs a contract with Polska Grupa Energetyczna companies

PKP CARGO S.A. has won a tender for transportation of coal and limestone sorbents to PGE Group companies. The gross value of the contract is more than PLN 665 million. The relevant agreements were signed today. 

The contract consists of five transport agreements signed with: PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. in Bełchatów, PGE Energia Ciepła S.A. in Warsaw, Zespół Elektrociepłowni Wrocławskich KOGENERACJA S.A. in Wroclaw. The main destinations of the transports are: the Dolna Odra Power Plant and the Opole Power Plant. 

Under the agreements, from 2019 to 2021, PKP CARGO S.A. will deliver about 15.2 million tons of coal and 1.5 million tons of limestone. The estimated gross value of the deliveries is PLN 665.7 million.

The new agreements are an extension of the current contracts, under which PKP CARGO S.A. provided services to the PGE Group in 2013-2018. The transports will be carried out in full sets of railway cars. To perform the contract, PKP CARGO S.A. will use standard Ea-series goods wagons and specialized Fa-type dumper wagons.

The PGE Group is one of PKP CARGO S.A.’s key clients, which requires several dozen trains a week to handle its requirements. The tender for coal transport for the PGE Group is one of the largest coal tenders resolved recently.

- The agreements that we signed today show that we are a solid and reliable partner for the largest producer of electricity in Poland – emphasized Czesław Warsewicz, CEO of PKP CARGO S.A. – Coal represents more than 40 percent of cargo transported by the PKP CARGO Group, so we are also committed to improving the quality of service for our clients, becoming even more competitive as a rail operator, which is reflected in the tenders we win Warsewicz adds.

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