Opening Debate of the 13th International Railway Fair TRAKO 2019

Railway 4.0 – Between Mission and Efficiency

Date: 24 September 2019
Venue: room 1, AMBEREXPO Exhibition & Convention Centre, Żaglowa 11, Gdańsk
Time: 11:15 – 12:30

Moderator: Wojciech Szeląg, POLSAT TV

Participants (in alphabetical order):
  1. Andrzej Adamczyk, Minister of Infrastructure
  2. Josef Doppelbauer PhD, Executive Director, European Union Agency for Railways
  3. Dr inż. Ignacy Góra, President of the Board of Urząd Transportu Kolejowego
  4. Krzysztof Mamiński, President of the board of PKP S.A.
  5. Elisabeth Werner, Director for Land Transport, DG Mobility and Transport, European Comission
Issues raised during the debate:
  1. The influence of the market/competitive opening in the passenger market for services under Public Service Contracts.
  2. Influence of rail freight transport operation costs on its efficiency and competitiveness.
  3. The effect of EU funds on the development of domestic operators’ service network.
  4. How to improve the efficiency of rail transport by ensuring its accessibility to as many customers/passengers as possible.
  5. The influence of investments in railways on the efficiency of rail freight.