Szybka Kolej Miejska Sp. z o.o. implements the project No. POIS.07.03.00-00-002/09-00 “Launching the railway transportation service of the Warsaw Chopin Airport”.
The project involves the purchase of 13 six-car electric traction systems. Its objective is to provide the service of railway connection of the Warsaw Chopin Airport with the city centre through the railway stations Warszawa Wschodnia, Sulejówek, and Legionowo.
The objectives of the project are the following:
Both projects, implemented by SKM Sp. z o.o. and PKP PLK, are directly related to EURO 2012 in the scope of service of sports fans and tourists visiting Warsaw.
the project implemented by the Warsaw Light Trail System is financed from the resources of the European Union Cohesion Fund in 59%. The planned total cost of the project is PLN 372,321,689.36, the maximum amount of qualified expenditures is PLN 300,832,571.00, including PLN 297,045,931.00 purposed directly for the purchase of the rolling stock. The maximum subsidy of the project from the EU resources is PLN 177,491,216.89.
The supplier of the rolling stock (13 EMU) is the company Pojazdy Szynowe PESA Bydgoszcz Spółka Akcyjna with its registered office in Bydgoszcz.
The vehicles will depart from the Warsaw Chopin Airport to the Warszawa Wschodnia station every fifteen minutes (3 per hour), and every half an hour from the Warszawa Wschodnia station to Legionowo and Sulejówek Miłosna interchangeably.
Technical data 13 vehicles:
The vehicles enable transportation of more than 1000 passengers at a time – 200 persons on seats and more than 800 standing passengers.