SKPL take over Czempin – Srem freight

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September 1, 10:00 hrs. SLPL runs onto PKP PLK tracks to collect its train. Photo SKPL.

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The inaugural train arrives at Srem. Photo SKPL.

On 1st September, the inaugural run took place of the first SKPL operated Czempin – Srem freight service. SKPL are interested in developing the service and are looking for ideas to make the line attractive for tourists. The possibility of running steam-hauled freight trains and mixed trains is being investigated. Anybody with a standard gauge steam engine looking for real trains to haul need look no further!

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4 Responses to “SKPL take over Czempin – Srem freight”

  1. Robert Hall Says:

    Perhaps I’m just dense — but I’d been under the impression (BTWT post of 6/12/08; confirmed by news item in “Lok Report”) that the handover PKP — SKPL re freight on the Czempin — Srem line, had been “signed, sealed and concluded” w.e.f 4/12/08. Was that merely “notional”; and in fact PKP continued actually physically to work the line, until 1/9/09? Clarification would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Robert Hall Says:

    Poland is a delightful country; but is as sure as hell, a confusing one…

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