Track Tec – the Platinum Partner of the Railway Congress 6th edition
The Railway Congress is one of major meetings in the railway industry organised in Poland. Track Tec Group became the Platinum Partner of the 6th edition of the event, which took place on 23 November 2016, for the first time in Gdańsk.
The Railway Congress, organised by TOR Konferencje, has been attracting numerous renowned railway industry experts, local government politicians, State Administration and business representatives for six years now. During the 2016’s edition, Track Tec Group was represented by Vice-president of the Management Board – Krzysztof Niemiec – who participated in two expert panels.
The first debate was entitled “Innovation in the railway sector and the development of Polish economy – what role should railways play in the country re-industrialisation process?”. Its participants discussed, i.a., opportunities to the development of Polish railway industry, as well as position and perspective for Polish manufacturing companies on foreign markets. In addition to Track Tec, the meeting was also attended by representatives of, among others: the Ministry of Development, Zakłady Automatyki KOMBUD, LOTOS Kolej, Polski Tabor Szynowy and Alstom Polska.
The second debate was entitled “How to utilise every Euro from EU funds for the development of Polish railway network? Necessary corrections and facilitation of investment process”. The participants talked about the State Railway Programme until 2023, coordination of maintenance and investment projects, potential of restructuration of PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe and spending of funds in the years to come. The panel was attended, among others, by the representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe, the Land Transport Chamber of Commerce and European Investment Bank (EIB).
Increasing effectiveness and competitiveness of the railway sector in Poland is a major and significant stimulus for the country’s social and economic development. At the same time, the highest competence of Polish manufacturers enables them to develop their business more and more resiliently on foreign markets. Track Tec products can now be found in more than 30 countries.