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Final route revealed of new fast tramline

September 2, 2015 Katowice the City 0

The City Hall of Katowice officially confirmed a final route of the new tramline, which will be built to connect southern districts of Katowice with the downtown. The route has been chosen from amongst five alternatives.

The decision about the tramline development was announced by the mayor Marcin Krupa in January this year. In spring, public consultations concerning the routes were conducted with inhabitants …

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Three swimming pools to be built instead of water park

January 29, 2015 Katowice the City 0

The City Council of Katowice agreed to finance the design project and construction of three swimming pools from the City budget. The three sport facilities will be built instead of a water park by 2019.

The water park has been planned for many years. The City Hall has even been trying to find an operator and developer of the recreational infrastructure within the public-private partnership. However …

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Katowice decided to build fast tram to southern districts

January 26, 2015 Katowice the City 0

The City of Katowice decided to extend the tramline infrastructure to southern districts. Marcin Krupa, the Katowice mayor, officially announced the decision on Monday. The project is called „Katowicki Szybki Tramwaj” (KST, Katowice Fast Tram).

The investment is planned to be delivered in 2018 or 2019 and will partially be financed from the …

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PKP renovates Ligota railway station

May 20, 2014 Katowice the City 0

Polish State Railways (PKP) will renovate the railway station’s building of the Ligota district. The company will spent gross PLN 2,89 million for the works. Prime contractor of the undertaking has been already chosen.

The one-storey building covers the net area of 633 sq. meters and is located at 1 Franciszkańska St. After the refurbishment, the railway station will get new interiors, elevation of zinc and titanium plates as well …

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New trams will twist Katowice

May 13, 2014 Katowice the City 0

On Tuesday, Tramwaje Śląskie officially presented its latest purchase – a new tram called Twist. The operator of the Upper Silesian network of tram infrastructure now owns the fleet of 30 new vehicles. Each of these cost almost PLN 6 million. The first Twist will start to carry passengers in Katowice on Wednesday, 14th of May, and will serve the line 35.

Twist has been designed to serve in medium-sized cities and on routes with …