Izabela Miernikewicz from the press team of PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe points out that the connection between Czarnca and Włoszczowa North will increase the possibilities for trains to travel in the province. Świętokrzyskie. – A more attractive offer of interregional connections will be possible, e.g. towards Warsaw and Łódź. The expected travel time for trains on the Kielce – Warsaw route will be two hours and 20 minutes – he adds.
Works at the Czarnca – Włoszczowa Północ link
Almost one kilometer of a new track has been laid along the Central Railway Main Line on the route of the liaison. The construction of engineering facilities is also advanced.
– A railway viaduct is being built to ensure good road communication. Good environmental conditions are also foreseen. New culverts and reconstructed facilities, incl. the bridge over the Jeżówka river along the CMK will ensure adequate drainage of the railway line and free migration of amphibians and small animals. The contractor forms an embankment on which the track will be laid. Nearly 6.5 thousand square meters are used for the construction of the new line. dump trucks of land and 9 thousand. aggregate dump trucks – lists Izabela Miernikiewicz.
The switchboard will be electrified and adjusted to two-way traffic. It will ensure the passage of passenger trains at a speed of 100 km / h, and goods trains at a speed of 80 km / h. As part of the investment, a new track, traction network and railway traffic control devices will be built. – The route is planned to be put into operation in the second half of 2022 – emphasizes Miernikiewicz.
This investment will cost nearly PLN 43 million. Most of the money, over PLN 36 million, comes from the Regional Operational Program of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.