Budimex has signed a contract for the implementation of comprehensive construction works covering rail and road infrastructure on the Tychy – Vistula Bridge section. The contract covers the execution of construction works in the field of track system, hanging a new overhead contact line, access roads and railway crossings, platforms, construction of signal boxes, as well as electricity, gas, water and sewage networks, as well as the preparation of a detailed design and construction works for the installation of railway traffic control equipment and railway telecommunications network equipment. 36 engineering structures such as viaducts, bridges, underground passages and culverts will also be built and rebuilt. 47 km of new tracks and 18 turnouts will be built.
The execution of design and construction works along with acceptance is planned for a period of 3.5 years. As a result of the works on the section, it will be possible to increase the current speed for both passenger trains to 160 km/h and freight trains to 120 km/h, as well as increase the safety and accessibility of the railway for people with mobility disabilities.
The railway lines rebuilt under the contract are located in the line of international railway communication routes E65/E30. Railway line No. 139 was built in the years 1852 – 1912. In 1963. on the Katowice – Bielsko-Biała Główna section, the line was rebuilt into a double-track one. Railway line No. 148 was opened in 1939. On the section covered by the contract, there are four passenger stops and one station.

Realisation details

Full name

Railway line E65 - Tychy - Vistula Bridge


Railroad construction


Tychy - Vistula Bridge

Start date


End date

in progress


PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA.


903,5 mln PLN