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PKP CARGO with a large contract for coal transports for Enea Group

PKP CARGO concluded another important agreement for coal transports for Enea Wytwarzanie. The greatest Polish carrier submitted the most favourable offer in the tender procedure for transport of the said fuel from Lubelski Węgiel “Bogdanka” to Kozienice Power Plant. As part of that contract PKP CARGO will transport 5.3 mln tonnes of coal during 14 months.

The contract is a continuation a long cooperation of PKP CARGO with Enea Wytwarzanie. The largest Polish operator has already performed and is performing coal transports for Enea Group to Kozienice Power Plant, both from Lubelski Węgiel “Bogdanka”, and also from several Silesian mines.

– We are satisfied that our next offer submitted for transports of coal to Enea Group proved the most favourable, even more so since the tender was quite unusual and foresaw performance of transports in the circumstances that some sections of railway lines modernised by PKP PLK in Jaszczów – Świerże Górne relation are closed. Thus the offer includes also additional costs of the carrier resulting from the need to make traffic diversions - said Grzegorz Fingas, member of the board of PKP CARGO for commercial issues.

– Continuation of the cooperation with Enea confirms the quality of our services and market experience and also the fact that our business partners in the power sector may always rely on us. PKP CARGO is a reliable long partner who guarantees continuity of supplies to Kozienice Power Plant - underlines Maciej Libiszewski, president of PKP CARGO.

Enea Group signed the agreement through the representatives of Enea Trading, a company responsible in the Group for guaranteeing continuity of fuel supplies, logistic services and conducting tender offers for supplies of fuels and logistic services for Enea Group’s generation assets.

- We are satisfied with the result of the tender proceudre and conclusion of the contract with PKP Cargo. Due to the modernisation of the standard railway route from LW Bogdanka, the coal delivery rout to Kozienice Power Plant was changed. PKP Cargo proposed the best solution which allows us to optimise costs related to the fuel transport with a concurrent maintenance of the highest standard of services and continuity of supplies – said Dawid Klimczak, president of Enea Trading.

Coal transports within the contract won by PKP CARGO will cover the new, longer way on line 30. Transports will be performed in block trains weighing min. 2,300 tonnes net, in gondola cars of normal construction.

Two contracts are underway which were concluded in 2016 by PKP CARGO with Enea Wytwarzanie. One for coal transports from Lubelski Węgiel “Bogdanka” to Kozienice Power Plant. Another - for coal transports to that power plant from Silesian mines. Both for the total weight of 6.3 mln tonnes of that commodity.

Enea Group is a vice-leader of the Polish power market as regards electricity generation. It manages the complete value chain on the electricity market: from fuel, through electricity generation, distribution, sales and Customer service. It is responsible for safe supplies of energy to 2.5 mln Customers.

Enea Operator owns the distribution network in north-western Poland (ca. 1/5 of the area of Poland). In whole Poland, the Group employs ca. 15.7 thousand Employees who create the innovative commodity and energy company. Two important system power plants belong to the Group: Kozienice Power Plant and Połaniec Power Plant. Enea Group includes also Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka - the mine is the major supplier of the commodity to power plants belonging to the Group. The Group’s operations include also heat energy engineering in plants in Białystok, Oborniki and Piła.


PKP CARGO is the largest Polish commodity carrier and third operator in the European Union. As a Group it offers integrated logistics services to customers, joining railway transport (the largest train fleet in Poland), car and sea transport. It renders individual commodity transports for several thousand customers in Poland and Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary and Lithuania. In March 2015 the company signed a contract on strategic cooperation with HZ Cargo, a Croatian rail carrier and in May acquired 80 percent of shares in Advanced World Transport, the second largest commodity rail carrier in the Czech Republic.

PKP CARGO Group includes subsidiaries, responsible e.g. for intermodal freight transport, domestic and international rail freight (PKP CARGO Connect) and train fleet maintenance and servicing (PKP CARGOTABOR).

In 2016 PKP CARGO Group generated PLN 4,41 billion revenue, transporting over PLN 111 million tonnes cargo.

On 30 October 2013, PKP CARGO was first listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange becoming the first rail freight carrier in the EU listed on the stock exchange. The value of the public offer in which PKP S.A. sold almost 50 per cent of shares in PKP CARGO, totalled to PLN 1.42 billion. The Company is currently listed on WIG30 and mWIG40 indices. Its major shareholder remains PKP S.A.

PKP CARGO Group performs active operations related to CRS. It applies standards of responsible labour policy, implements a range of activities for the environmental protection, is also a patron of rail technique monuments, gathered e.g. in a Europe unique Rail Rolling Stock Open-Air Museum in Chabówka.

Having in mind the diverse and international nature of Enea SA's shareholding, and also the provisions of the Best Practices of WSE Listed Companies, Enea SA guarantees the availability of its website also in English. In case of any interpretation doubts and discrepancies between the Polish and English versions, the Polish version shall prevail.