Polish infrastructure manager, PKP PLK, and Tramwaje Warszawskie signed a contract for the modernisation of Warsaw West station, which will be transformed into an integrated transport terminal. The design of station’s reconstruction, valuated at EUR 2.5 million (PLN 11 million) will be carried out by Torprojekt and is scheduled to be completed in the first half of 2019. In the second half of 2019, construction works will be launched.
The whole project, co-financed by the EU under the Operational Program Infrastructure and Environment, will be completed in 2022.
The project envisages the construction of new platforms equipped for passengers with disabilities, as well as the needed infrastructure for bicycles, new information systems and the underground passage will be completely changed. PLK will construct additional platforms in the tunnel and the tracks and traffic control system will be modernised.
Currently, Warsaw West is one of the largest railway stations in Poland in terms of passenger traffic and the new project will be adapted to a growing traffic.