The Head of the Rail Transport Office has granted open access to transport passengers by rail to the Czech company RegioJet on the route from eastern Warsaw to Belgium’s Ostend via Poznan, Frankfurt, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Brussels. Open access was granted for the period from December 12, 2021 to December 12, 2026.
The head of UTK specified in the resolution that The transport company will operate one pair of trains each day, which will stop on the Warsaw and Chodnya – Ostend route With the option to take the train only in Poland at the following stations: Warszawa Wschodnia, Warszawa Centralna, Warszawa Zachodnia, Łowicz Główny, Kutno, Konin, Września, Poznań Główny, Świebodzin and Rzepin. On the way back, i.e. Ostend – Warsaw, at stations in Poland it will only be possible to get off the train.
Train with international tickets only
The point is that the Czech carrier will not sell tickets on domestic routes, such as Warsaw-Konin or Pozna Repubblica. We will only buy international tickets for Poland and Belgium trains.
RegioJet is a private company from the Czech Republic. For several years, the company has developed its network of contacts outside of its home country as well. At the end of 2020 The Railways Office granted her the right to run on the Przemyśl-Rzeszów-Kraków-Prague route.
Moreover, the head of UTK has issued open access for passenger rail transport to Koleje Mazowieckie, which will be able to operate connections from Warszawa Zachodnia to Ustka.
Koleje Mazowieckie plans to launch connections on the Warszawa Zachodnia – Ustka route and on the return route that operates daily during the summer holidays from 2022 to 2026.
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